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Non-academic professions are looked down upon. And in 1998, initially in cooperation with Britain’s Sutton Publishing and later on its own, the Press undertook publishing the Magic in History series, edited by Richard Kieckhefer. The primary language of instruction at the Hebrew University is Hebrew, but candidates not familiar with Hebrew will be given time to reach proficiency in Hebrew during the initial years of their appointment. he Department of Religion and Philosophy at High Point University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level in Hebrew Bible to begin Fall 2016.

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