Ethan enjoys the opportunity to teach students the Old Testament. In his teaching he attempts to awaken the interest of and help develop competence for this largely neglected part of the Bible. His research interests are Biblical Hebrew (specifically syntax and lexicography) and the book of Psalms. He has recently completed his dissertation—Valency of the Niphal and the Hithpael: The Contribution of Valency to Lexicography. He is currently researching and writing on various areas within Biblical Hebrew syntax and lexicography.

Selected Publications

  • Valency of the Hithpael: The Contribution of Valency to Lexicography (Arbeiten zur Text und Sprache im Alten Testament; St. Ottilien: EOS, 2017).
  • “Direct Reflexivity in Biblical Hebrew: A Note on נפשׁ.” Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 129 (2017): 411-426.
  • “Zeit, Raum und Völker:חסד ואמת  in Ps 117.” Biblische Notizen (forthcoming).