Dr. Deirdre A. Dempsey

Deirdre A. Dempsey
Dr. Deirdre A. DempseyMarquette University

Marquette Hall, 321

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3747

Associate Professor

Theology Department (Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity)

Deirdre A. Dempsey (Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 1989), [Biblical], did her M.A. and doctoral work in Northwest Semitic languages and literatures, with a specialty in Biblical Hebrew. Recent projects include an article on the appropriation of biblical studies by Zora Neale Hurston in _Moses, Man of the Mountain_; an article with a suggestion for a new translation of Ecclesiastes 12:4; and a series of articles on Syriac and Christian Arabic texts that deal with questions of translation and language.

Courses Taught

  • Ancient Languages
  • Old Testament

Additional Information

Office Hours - Spring 2023

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