Leonard Greenspoon

Leonard Greenspoon, Ph.D., currently holds the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at Creighton University, where he is also Professor of Theology and of Classical & Near Eastern Studies. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and specializes in translations of the Bible. Dr. Greenspoon is the author or editor of twenty-eight books, with topics ranging from the Greek text of the biblical book of Joshua to American Jews in popular culture. He has also written nearly 200 hundred journal articles, book chapters, and major encyclopedia entries. Dr. Greenspoon has been married for almost fifty years to his wife, Eliska, and they live in Omaha, Nebraska. They are parents of two daughters and also have twin grandchildren.