Published Works:
Public Speaking:
Rabbi Charles David Isbell, Ph. D.
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Journals Edited, Service on Editorial Boards:
Board of Editors, Women in Judaism, January 2005-present.
Board of Editors, Bible and Interpretation, September 2003-present.
Board of Editors, H-JUDAIC, 1999-2008.
Senior Editor, H-JUDAIC, 1998-1999.
Translation Board,
New American Standard Bible, 1969-1970.

Manuscripts Reviewed:
Pre-publication review of Studies in Hebrew Language, Intertextuality, and
Theology by Mark F. Rooker, for Jewish Publication Society Press (2005).

LSU University Service:
Director of Jewish Studies 2003-2007
Member of four faculty search committees
Advising Religious Studies majors and transfer students

Scholarly Lectures at LSU:
“How Jews, Christians, and Muslims Interpret Their Sacred Written Texts.”
Louisiana State University Religion Faculty Colloqium. May 17, 2004.

“The Legal Background of the Patriarchal Narratives.” Louisiana State
University Law School Faculty Symposium. October 1, 1998.

Other Community Service:
Appeared on television stations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lake
Charles, Louisiana a total of fifteen times.
Granted interviews on a variety of subjects pertaining to Judaica to
newspapers in New Orleans (1), Baton Rouge (5), Lake Charles (3), Chicago
Sun Times (1), Washington Post (1).

Member of Mayor’s Council on Diversity and Interfaith Dialogue, Lake Charles,
Louisiana, 2007-present.
Service:
Professional:
Louisiana State University
Department of Religious Studies, 107 Coates Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3901
cisbel1@lsu.edu