Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture
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Dr. Charles Hughes Huff is Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry in Rochester, NY. Hughes Huff earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East at the University of Chicago in 2019. He studies how ancient authors portray social practices in narratives and use technical and metaphorical language to make ritual authoritative. He also investigates how scholars use modern ethical stances to evaluate ancient Middle Eastern social practices. Hughes Huff teaches courses in Bible, ethics and social justice, literature, languages, and archeology. Hughes Huff is a staff Historian for the Baluʿa Regional Archaeological Project with excavations in Khirbat al-Baluʿa, Jordan. Outside the classroom, he enjoys wine and cycling, but not at the same time.