>Professor Alan Segal

>Professor Alan Segal, who taught in the Religion Department at Barnard College died recently. The excerpt below was taken from his obituary published in the Columbia Spectator:

Former Barnard professor Alan Segal, who retired in December after 30 years of teaching in Barnard’s religion department, died of complications from leukemia on Sunday. He was 65.

Segal was primarily a Jewish studies professor and scholar, teaching courses at Barnard such as Introduction to the Hebrew Bible and Judaism in the Time of Jesus. He was also known for his work on different views of the afterlife and the relationship between Judaism and early Christianity

You can read the news report about Segal’s death here.

Claude Mariottini
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

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