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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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Samuel Boyd featured in The Coloradan - "Better than Babel"

Sept. 5, 2017

Samuel Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was recently highlighted in the Coloradan Alumni Association Magazine. The article " Better than Babel ," by Eric Gershon, talks about Professor Boyd's aptitude for languages. Boyd currently knows 26 different dialects, which are vital to his research as...

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Sam Boyd employs 23 ancient Near East languages in a quest for biblical understanding

July 14, 2016

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was featured in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine for his outstanding research on the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Boyd, who was awarded a 2016 Society for Biblical Literature Regional Scholars award, is one of the premier up-and-coming...

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Sam Boyd to give brown bag presentation to CU Mediterranean Study Group

Sept. 25, 2015

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, will be giving a presentatation of his work-in-progress "A Brief History of the Phrase 'King of Kings': Political, Religious, and Philological Considerations." Dr. Boyd's talk will take place on Monday, September 28 from 11:30AM-12:45PM in UMC 425. Pre-registration is...

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Sam Boyd wins 2016 SBL Regional Scholars Award

Sept. 8, 2015

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, received a 2016 Society for Biblical Literature Regional Scholars award. Dr. Boyd was nominated for the award by the Rocky Mountains-Great Plains regional selection committee of the SBL on the basis of his presentation “The Flood and the Problem...

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PJS Welcomes Visiting Professor Sam Boyd

March 6, 2015

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to welcome Sam Boyd, PhD , as a visiting faculty member in Jewish Studies and Religious Studies. Professor Boyd is teaching Spring 2015 course JWST/RLST 2600 Judaism Christianity, Islam . Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Professor Boyd came to CU-Boulder from Chicago, where...