Dr. Kristen Lindbeck

Ph.D., Jewish Theological Seminary
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies

Areas of Expertise:
Jewish studies

E-mail: klindbec@fau.edu
Office Phone: 561-297-0134

Dr. Kris Lindbeck

Dr. Kris Lindbeck earned her masters in Talmud and Rabbinics from Jewish Theological Seminary in 1989, followed in 1999 by a doctorate in Ancient Judaism, covering 500 BCE-700 CE, with a minor topic exam in early Christian literature.

In 1999-2000 she returned to Jerusalem as a Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University, and then taught as a visiting professor at Trinity in San Antonio and Tulane University in New Orleans before coming to FAU.

From 1998-2003 she was on the Executive Board, National Society for Scriptural Reasoning, an academic society devoted to the scriptural study and "trilogue" among Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Her book Elijah and Rabbis: Story and Theology, summer 2010 from Columbia University Press, analyzes Elijah legends from the Rabbinic period to the 20th century.