Dr. Tammi Schneider

Professor of Religion; Claremont Graduate University


Tammi J. Schneider is a Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University specializing in the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East. Her BA is in Hebrew Language and Literature from the University of Minnesota and she received her doctorate in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania. Her books include; Sarah: Mother of Nations published by The Continuum International Publishing Group, Judges in the Berit Olam series published by Liturgical Press Mothers of Promise: Women in the Book of Genesis by Baker Academic Press, and An Introduction to Ancient Mesopotamian Religion by Eerdmans Publishing Company. She has participated in many archaeological excavations in Israel and is presently the director of the educational program at the excavation of Tel Akko in Israel. She is presently the Book Review Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.