Kristian Heal is a Research Fellow at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University. He was formerly the director of BYU’s Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts. He holds a BA in Jewish Studies from University College London, an MSt in Syriac Studies from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Theology from the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on the reception of the Old Testament in early Syriac poetry.
The fourth published colloquia of the International Syriac Language Project (ISLP), presenting papers from an international team of authors working to develop contemporary, interdisciplinary approaches to linguistics and lexicography.
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