Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg
Charles W. and Sally Rothfield Fellowship

Research Topic

The Extent, Role, and Context of Samaritan Studies within the Wissenschaft des Judentums


Stefan Schorch holds the Chair in Bible in the Faculty of Theology at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Dr. Schorch studied theology, Jewish studies, and Semitic philology in Leipzig, Berlin, and Jerusalem, and received his doctorate in theology from Leipzig University. During the 2014–2015 fellowship year, Professor Schorch will explore the extent, role, and context of Samaritan studies within the larger Wissenschaft des Judentums movement.



Deepening our understanding of the intellectual revolution at the heart of modern Jewish history.