Michael Zank

Title
Professor of Religion and Jewish Studies (CAS)
Office
147 Bay State Road, Suite 101
Email
mzank@bu.edu
Phone
617-353-4434
Education
Erstes Theologisches Examen, Evangelische Kirche der Pfalz, Speyer am Rhein
PhD, Brandies University

Teaches KHC RN 101: Moses

Michael Zank studied in Germany, Israel, and the US, and holds a PhD in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. A member of the BU Religion Department since 1994, Zank teaches introductory classes on the Bible, on Moses, and on Jerusalem, and advanced courses in the western philosophy of religion. He currently serves as director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies.

Zank is an expert in German-Jewish intellectual history (Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss). Currently, he is writing a book on why Jews, Christians, and Muslims care about the city of Jerusalem.

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Profile Types
Faculty
Departments
CAS Religion
Adviser Subject
Humanities
Adviser Status
Adviser