Joel Baden

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Prof Divinity School and Religious Studies
409 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-2167

Prof. Joel Baden is a specialist in the Pentateuch, Biblical Hebrew, and disability theory in biblical studies. He is the author of the books J, E, and the Redaction of the Pentateuch (Mohr Siebeck, 2009); The Composition of the Pentateuch: Renewing the Documentary Hypothesis (Yale University Press, 2012); The Promise to the Patriarchs (Oxford University Press, 2013); The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero (HarperOne, 2013); and the co-editor of the volume The Strata of the Priestly Writings: Contemporary Debate and Future Directions (TVZ, 2009).

Prof. Baden has published numerous articles and essays on individual pentateuchal texts, critical methodology, and Biblical Hebrew in The Journal of Biblical Literature, Vetus Testamentum, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, Biblica, and Hebrew Studies, as well as in various edited volumes. Future projects include commentaries on Deuteronomy (IECOT) and Exodus (Anchor).