Steven L. McKenzie

Steven L. McKenzie

Steven L. McKenzie

Steven L. McKenzie is professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Spence L. Wilson Senior Research Fellow at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. His research and teaching interests include the history of ancient Israel, the literature of the Hebrew Bible, Hebrew language, the Dead Sea Scrolls, methods of biblical interpretation, and archaeology.

The Genesis Apocryphon from Qumran.

What Is Source Criticism?

Source criticism is a scholarly method for detecting written sources behind the biblical text.

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Depiction of Jehu

Kingship in the Ancient Near East

The dynastic monarchs of the ancient Near East had a special relationship to the deity and were expected to ensure order and justice.