Content by Isaac Alderman, PhD

Content by Isaac Alderman, PhD

Isaac M. Alderman, PhD is an adjunct professor teaching courses in the humanities department at Johnson and Wales University and in the religion department at North Carolina Wesleyan University. With a PhD in Hebrew Bible from the Catholic University of America, Isaac delves into the cognitive underpinnings of religious texts. He is the author of The Animal at Unease with Itself (Lexington, 2020), which explores the human-animal dichotomy through creation stories, and lead author of Is it Good for You to be Angry? (Peeters, 2024), a commentary on the Book of Jonah. His interests extend to analyzing various biblical passages in the light of cognitive science, pedagogy, and reception theory, which he has presented in articles and conferences. Isaac lives in Providence, RI, with his spouse and three cats.