College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Paul Allan Mirecki

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Religious Studies
Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-7252
Smith Hall
Room 205
University of Kansas
1300 Oread Avenue, Smith Hall 103
Lawrence, KS 66045-7615


Summary

Specialization: Ancient Mediterranean cultures, languages & religions; ancient Greek & Coptic manuscripts.
 Professor Mirecki is an active member of several international scholarly societies, has convened several international academic conferences, and regularly searches European and American museum collections for unstudied ancient manuscripts which he prepares for publication.

Teaching Interests

  • Bible and biblical studies
  • Ancient Near East culture and religions
  • Ancient Mediterranean culture and religions
  • Greek, Hebrew, Middle Egyptian and Coptic languages
  • Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Papyrology and palaeography
  • Literary criticism
  • Archaeology
  • Historiography.

Research

Ancient Near East and Mediterranean religious traditions; sacred texts; ancient manuscripts; ritual studies; Jewish Studies.

Research Interests

  • Bible and biblical studies
  • Ancient Near East culture and religions
  • Ancient Mediterranean culture and religions
  • Greek, Hebrew, Middle Egyptian and Coptic languages
  • Papyrology and palaeography
  • Literary criticism
  • Archaeology
  • Historiography.

Service

Jewish Studies Program Executive Committee; Department of Religious Studies Prizes and Awards Committee.

Selected Presentations

Mirecki, P. . (10/10/2015 - 12/31/2015). Sephardic scribal technique in an old Sefer Torah (Kansas MS J 1:2). The 40th Annual European Studies Conference. University of Omaha-Nebraska


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