Hanna Tervanotko
McMaster University

Prof. Hanna Tervanotko is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. She received her combined PhD/ThD from the University of Vienna and University of Helsinki in 2013. Tervanotko’s first book was, Denying Her Voice: The Figure of Miriam in Ancient Jewish Literature (2016). She has written extensively about female figures and divinatory techniques in the Jewish texts of the Second Temple era. She is the co-editor of Crossing Imaginary Boundaries: The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Context of Second Temple Judaism. Currently, Tervanotko holds a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant to analyze women’s rituals to address sickness in ancient Jewish texts.

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January 27, 2023

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