William K. Gilders

Associate Professor

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Office: S205 Callaway Memorial Center

Phone: 404-727-1826

Fax: 404-727-7597

Email: william.gilders@emory.edu

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Mailing Address:

Department of Religion

Emory University
537 Kilgo Cir., Callaway S214

Atlanta, GA 30322


William K. Gilders, Associate Professor. He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto, his M.A. from McMaster University, and his Ph.D. from Brown University. He teaches Hebrew Bible, with special emphases on ritual and sacrifice in ancient Israel, and on pre-modern Jewish biblical interpretation (midrash and medieval commentaries). His methodological interests include ritual theory, reader-oriented literary criticism, and sexuality and gender theory. He is the author of Blood Ritual in the Hebrew Bible: Meaning and Power (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004).


Blood Ritual in the Hebrew Bible (2004)