Phillip M. Sherman

hs2-tb-sherman_200_125Phillip M. Sherman is Assistant Professor of Religion at Maryville College. His interests focus primarily on the various ways in which Jews, Christians, and Muslims have read and interpreted sacred texts over the centuries. His first book, Babel’s Tower Translated: Genesis 11 and ancient Jewish Interpretation, was recently published by Brill Academic. He is also working on a number of projects related to the multitude of ways in which human beings think about and relate to the larger animal world.

Phillip M. Sherman on MRB

Babylon’s Imperial Allure. On Erin Runions’s The Babylon Complex.

Is there a political theory in the Hebrew Bible? On Michael Walzer’s In God’s Shadow.

Biology, Ethics, and the Persistence of Religion. On Frans De Waal’s The Bonobo and the Atheist: The Search of Humanism Among the Primates.