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Richard Taylor

Dr. Taylor’s research interests include the Hebrew Bible and its ancient versions, exegetical method, and Semitic languages. His specialties include Aramaic studies and Syriac literature. His travels have taken him to Central America, the U. K., Europe, Israel, Jordan, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Africa, and India. His wife is a Christian school administrator, his daughter is a public school teacher, and his son is a university professor.

Educational Background

  • BA, Bob Jones University, 1966
  • MA, Bob Jones University, 1968
  • PhD, Bob Jones University, 1973
  • MA, Catholic University of America, 1985
  • PhD, Catholic University of America, 1990

Courses Taught

  • OT5103 - Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Introduction I
  • OT5104 - Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Introduction II
  • OT5315 - Old Testament Textual Criticism
  • OT5320 - The Septuagint
  • OT5325 - Biblical Aramaic
  • OT5335 - Northwest Semitic Inscriptions
  • OT5340 - Introduction to the Aramaic Targums
  • OT8101 - Old Testament Criticism
  • OT8102 - Historical Hebrew Grammar
  • OT8235 - Northwest Semitic Inscriptions
  • OT8240 - Introduction to the Aramaic Targums
  • OT8245 - Introduction to Syriac
  • OT8255 - Introduction to Coptic
  • OT8265 - Biblical Aramaic
  • OT5305 - Advanced Hebrew Grammar
  • BS8102 - Argument of NT Books
  • BS8104 - Research Procedures