Martha Himmelfarb

William H. Danforth Professor of Religion

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(609) 258-4486


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Martha Himmelfarb became a member of the faculty in 1978. Her teaching and research focus on ancient Judaism from the Second Temple period to the rise of Islam. Her most recent book is Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire: A History of the Book of Zerubbabel(Harvard University Press, 2017).

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