Philosophy and Religion

Theodore Burgh

Theodore W. Burgh, Associate Professor

Office: Bear Hall 275
Phone: (910) 962-7660
Email: burght@uncw.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona - Near Eastern Studies
  • M.A., University of Arizona - Near Eastern Studies
  • M.A., Howard University - Religious Studies
  • B.A., Hampton University - Music

Areas of Expertise

  • Hebrew Bible
  • History of Israelite Religion
  • Ethnology of Music in Ancient Israel

Recent Publications

  • Listening to the Artifacts: Music Culture in Ancient Israel/Palestine. New York: T&T Clark International/Continuum Press. 2006
  • "Who's the Man?" Sex and Gender in Iron Age Israel Musical Performance. Near Eastern Archaeology 27.3 (September 2004, published February 2006).
  • Mattingly, Keith and Theodore W. Burgh, "Lintel Inscription Tall Hisban, Field M, Square 5, 2001." Andrews University Seminary Studies 43.2 (March 2006): 247-260.
  • "Ancient Music of Israel/Palestine: What are the Sources, and How Should We treat them?" Moving from the Specific to the General and Back Again." In Sources of Music in Ancient Israel/Palestine. Ed. Regina Randhofer. Orientwissenschaftliche Hefte 8/2003.
  • "Music and Musical Instruments in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel/Palestine." 2002.

Courses Taught

  • PAR 235: Introduction to Old Testament
  • PAR 362: Archaeology of Ancient Israel
  • PAR 495: History of Religion of Ancient Israel
  • PAR 495: Music in Ancient Israel
  • PAR 495: Psalms
Theodore W. Burgh, Associate Professor