Christine Hayes

Robert F. and Patricia R. Weis Professor of Religious Studies

Christine Hayes is Robert F. and Patricia R. Weis Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica. She is a specialist in talmudic-midrashic studies and the history and literature of Judaism in Late Antiquity. She offers courses on the literature and history of the biblical and talmudic periods (including “Introduction to the Bible” which can be viewed on line at http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145) and on Judaism, as well as advanced text courses and graduate-only seminars.

Select Publications

The Cambridge Companion to Judaism and Law. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives. Princeton University Press, 2015.

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