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David Musgrave, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Instructor


School of Graduate Studies, Cincinnati
Academic Field: 
Language and Literature
Research Interests: 
Translating cuneiform tablets

David Musgrave is adjunct instructor in Akkadian Readings at HUC/JIR Cincinnati. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration at Old Dominion University, an M.A. in Biblical Studies at David Lipscomb University, and a M. Phil. and Ph.D. at Hebrew Union College. He is a full-time instructor of online classes for Amridge University in Montgomery, AL, and has been teaching in Cincinnati since 2011.

Selected Publications and Edited Works

“Ancient Near Eastern Warfare: Religious Dimensions.” In Wars of Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict. Forthcoming

"Divine Kingship and War.” In Wars of Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict. Forthcoming
"The Enclitic ah (Hebrew characters) in the Book of Jonah.” In Hebrew and Beyond: Studies in Honor of Dr. Rodney E. Cloud. Montgomery, AL: Amridge University Press, 2014. Forthcoming

Provisional Translation of a Cuneiform Tablet In the Bible Museum, Goodyear, AZ, January, 2014

“'yeraeh el-elohim’ (Hebrew characters) In Psalm 84:8.” Restoration Quarterly 55:3 (Third Quarter 2013): 180-182

Current and Future Courses
Akkadian Readings
Public Lecture Topics
“Visualizing Textual Structures: A New Way of Looking at Biblical Texts.” Co-authored with Gordon Rugg, Keele University, UK. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 17, 2012