Institut für Judaistik

Team

Dr. Carson Bay

Postdoc (SNF Sinergia Projekt "Lege Josephum: Ways of Reading Josephus in the Latin Middle Ages")

Institut für Judaistik

E-Mail
carson.bay@theol.unibe.ch
Büro
D 312
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Judaistik
Länggasstrasse 51
CH-3012 Bern
Education
2018 Ph.D., Florida State University – Religions of Western Antiquity
2018 M.A., Florida State University – Classics
2016–2017 Fulbright Graduate Fellow, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany) 
2014 M.A., John Carroll University – Theology & Religious Studies
2011 B.S., Moody Bible Institute – Biblical Studies (magna cum laude)
Academic Positions
2019– Universität Bern (Switzerland), Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Postdoctoral Researcher)  Faculty of Protestant Theology, Institut für Judaistik (Prof. René Bloch) 
2018–2019 Florida State University, Office of Graduate Fellowships & Awards, Assistant Director  The Graduate School 
2017 Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany), IJD, Forschungsassistenz (Prof. Lutz Doering)   
2014–2018 Florida State University, Religion Department, Instructor Multicultural Film, Jewish Tradition (TA), New Testament, Hebrew Bible, World Religions 
  • Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt: The Latin Sources of Sefer Yosippon
  • Historiographie im antiken und mittelalterlichen Mittelmeerraum
  • Rhetorik und Identität in der griechisch-römischen, christlichen und jüdischen Literatur
  • Rezeptionsgeschichte und die Theorie der literarischen Überlieferung
  • Die Rezeption von Flavius Josephus (v.a. Pseudo-Hegesippus, Sefer Yosippon)

Journal Articles

  • 2019: “Pseudo-Hegesippus at Antioch? Testing a Hypothesis for the Provenance of the De Excidio Hierosolymitano,” Bulletin de l’Académie Belge pour l’Étude des Langues Anciennes et Orientales 8: 97–128.

  • 2018: “Religion, Ethnicity, and the Fashioning of Egyptian Identity in Heliodorus’ Aethiopica,” Journal of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities 44: 71–95.

  • 2018: “Demons in Flavius Josephus,” Henoch 40, no. 2: forthcoming.

  • 2016: “A Note on Papyrus 967 and Daniel 2:1,” Journal of Septuagint and Cognate Studies 49: 110–16. 2015 “Lion of the Apocalypse: A Leonine Messiah in the Book of Revelation,” Biblical Research 60: 65–93.

  • 2014: “The Transmission and Transformation of Paideia in Roman Egyptian Monasticism,” Conversations with the Biblical World 34: 334–63.

Book Chapters

  • 2020: “The Wisdom Tradition in Early Christianity through Late Antiquity,” in S. L. Adams and M. Goff (eds.), A Companion to Wisdom Literature (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020), 389– 411.

Dictionary & Encyclopedia Articles

  • 2019: “Judaism” and “Pergamum,” in V. Pagán (ed.), The Tacitus Encyclopedia (Malden, MA: Wiley- Blackwell), forthcoming.

  • 2019: “Moses: Greek & Latin Patristics, and Orthodox Churches,” in C. Helmer, et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception: Volume 18, Mass – (Berlin: de Gruyter), forthcoming.

  • 2019: “Lucifer of Cagliari,” in C. Helmer, et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception: Volume 17, Lotus – Mass (Berlin: de Gruyter), forthcoming.

  • 2019: “Wheaton College,” in G. S. Smith (ed.) American Religious History: Belief and Society Through Time: Volume 3, 1945–Present (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio), forthcoming.

  • 2019: “Assemblies of God,” in G. S. Smith (ed.) American Religious History: Belief and Society Through Time: Volume 3, 1945–Present (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio), forthcoming.

  • 2019: “Jesuits (Society of Jesus),” in G. S. Smith (ed.) American Religious History: Belief and Society Through Time: Volume 2, 1865–1945 (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio), forthcoming.

  • 2018: “Life: Greek & Latin Patristics,” in C. Helmer, et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception: Volume 16, Lectionary – Lots (Berlin: de Gruyter), 542–45.

  • 2017: “Cult of Demeter” in Database of Religious History: online.

  • 2017: “The Essenes,” in Database of Religious History: online.