Henry W. Morisada Rietz is a Professor of Religious Studies at Grinnell College and an alumnus of the College. He received his M.Div. and his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary and is the associate editor of the Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project. His research interests revolve around three poles, Early Judaism - especially Dead Sea Scrolls, Early Christianity, and contextual biblical interpretation, especially in Asian American contexts from a "hapa" perspective. His regular cycle of courses include Religion in “America”, Hebrew Bible, Christian Scriptures, Religion Is Everywhere (Religion and Popular Culture), and Apocalyptic "Sectuality." Besides work, his daughters, Maile and Katherine, keep him busy.
Henry W. Rietz
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200 Steiner Hall
Grinnell, IA 50112United States
Education / Degrees:
B.A. - Grinnell College (1989)
M.Div. - Princeton Theological Seminary.
Ph.D. - Princeton Theological Seminary.
Primary Academic Interest:
Dead Sea Scrolls
Contextual Biblical Interpretation
Religion and popular culture