Nicholas J. Schaser

Professor of Hebrew Bible at Israel Bible Center

In addition to his work with Israel Bible Center as Professor of Hebrew Bible, Dr. Schaser is an Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Macalester College and the Adjunct Instructor of the New Testament at Bethel Seminary (both in St. Paul, Minnesota). Professor Schaser’s research interests include rabbinic literature and the Jewishness of the New Testament, with particular focus on Midrash and the Gospel of Matthew. Teaching widely in both synagogues and churches, Dr. Schaser strives to promote mutual learning and respect between Jews and Christians.

Dr. Schaser enjoys communicating with participants and asks that those with questions or comments please email him at: [email protected]

*Please do not contact Macalester College or Vanderbilt University for correspondence with Dr. Schaser.

Courses by Nicholas J. Schaser

The Hebrew Psalms: How To Worship God

8160 active students

The Psalms are among the most beloved and enduring texts in the whole Bible.  This course will enable you to sift through the ancient sands of the...


The Jewish Gospel of Matthew

895 active students

Most New Testament readers recognize that the Gospel of Matthew presents Yeshua in a very Jewish light. A knowledge of Matthew’s context within first-century Judaism can offer...


Women and Gender in the Bible

689 active students

From Eve to Elizabeth, Miriam to Mary, a host of extraordinary women populate the pages of Scripture. This course explores the roles of women and the presentation of gender...


All Israel Will Be Saved: Jewish Theology in Romans 9-11

208 active students

Chapters 9-11 of Paul’s Letter to Romans are among the most complex theological chapters in all of the New Testament. They are also the most important for understanding Paul’s view...


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