Christian Canu Højgaard

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Page Range

pp. 361–376


  • English

Print Length

16 pages

8. Conclusion

The Social Network of Leviticus 17–26

The concluding chapter summarizes the findings of the book and evaluates the methods developed and results achieved. A number of potential avenues for further research are suggested including expanding the analysis to other legal corpora of the ancient Near East for the sake of comparing the world views represented by different corpora.


Christian Canu Højgaard

Assistant professor of Old Testament at Fjellhaug Internasjonale Høgskole

Christian Canu Højgaard (PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2021, awarded cum laude) is Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Fjellhaug International University College Copenhagen. His main interests include Biblical Hebrew language (in particular verbal syntax and semantics), social readings of Biblical law, and digitalization of ancient texts. He is the general editor of Hiphil Novum, a journal for Biblical linguistics. He is currently involved in Creating Annotated Corpora of Classical Hebrew Text, a cross-institutional research project for the digitalization and annotation of ancient texts, and A Grammar of Biblical Hebrew led by Professor Geoffrey Khan.