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Samuel L. Boyd publishes an article on the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah

Oct. 19, 2022

Samuel L. Boyd has recently published a new article in the Conversation on the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah. You can find it here .

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Samuel Boyd's research featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 22, 2022

Samuel Boyd shares his research on the Bible and its legal material in response to a sermon by Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, in which Kirill suggested the violation of “ God’s law ” provided divine license for the war against Ukraine. "Given these historical observations,...

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Samuel Boyd publishes an article in The Conversation

March 9, 2022

Samuel Boyd recently published the article " Why Translating 'God's Law' to Government Law isn't Easy, " based on his research on the Bible and its legal material.

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Samuel Boyd publishes an article about the High Holidays

Sept. 3, 2021

Samuel Boyd has a new article published in The Conversation about the High Holidays. You can find the article here .

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Professor Samuel Boyd published his first book: Language Contact, Colonial Administration, and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Israel

Feb. 20, 2021

In Language Contact, Colonial Administration, and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Israel, Boyd addresses a long-standing critical issue in biblical scholarship: how does the production of the Bible relate to its larger historical, linguistic, and cultural settings in the ancient Near East? https://brill.com/view/title/39263

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Samuel L. Boyd's Article in The Conversation

Feb. 12, 2021

From Biden’s giant Bible to Christian flags waved by rioters, ‘religion’ means different things to different people and different eras by Samuel L. Boyd The Bible featured prominently in the inauguration. In fact, three were used in the swearing-in ceremonies – Kamala Harris used both Thurgood Marshall’s and one belonging...

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Samuel Boyd interview on NPR

Feb. 12, 2021

Samuel Boyd returns to continue our discussion on the article he co-authored with Samira Mehta titled, A justification for unrest? Look no further than the Bible and the Founding Fathers. Samuel L. Boyd is an Assistant Professor in Religious Studies and the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of...

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Professor Samuel Boyd Featured on NPR's Podcast, On the Media

April 20, 2020

Samuel Boyd , Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, recently spoke with NPR's On the Media podcast about the long tradition of religious communities adapting when they're denied access to their houses of worship. He explains that there's a tension common across faith traditions between the idea that...

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"Think the Bible is fully understood?" Professor Sam Boyd Featured in the CU Arts & Sciences Magazine

Dec. 5, 2018

Sam Boyd , Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine. In the article, Professor Boyd talks about his research on the Bible and how these ancient texts are still so relevant today. Boyd didn’t always want to become a professor...

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Professor Samuel Boyd Gives Talk During CU's Research and Innovation Week

Oct. 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17, Samuel Boyd, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, presented his research in a "TED-style" talk at the Dairy Art Center as part of the University of Colorado's first Research and Innovation Week. Nine faculty members from CU gave short, five-minute elevator pitches to the...

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