Biography

  Paul V. M. Flesher

Paul V. M. Flesher is an Associate Professor at the University of Wyoming, where he directs the Religious Studies Program.

After studying at the University of Rochester, Oxford University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he received his Ph.D. from Brown University.

His research primarily focuses on ancient Judaism, and he has written and edited books and articles on slavery, the early synagogue, and Aramaic Bible translations. He has team-taught the course Film and Religion with Dr. Robert Torry for six years.

He is now writing a textbook for film and religion courses with his colleague Dr. Torry. Dr. Fisher and Dr. Torry write a blog, filmandreligion.blogspot.com. It will have a link to their new book, Film and Religion: An Introduction, which is due out in June.


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