Professor James H Charlesworth

64 Mercer St - Box 821 PTS

Princeton, NJ 08542

US Phone: +1 (609) 497-7920

US Fax: ‭+1 (609) 497-7723‬

Israel Phone: ‭+972 (77)-490-0243‬



About Professor James H. Charlesworth


Educator, Researcher, Archaeologist

  • Director and Editor, Princeton Dead Sea Scrolls Project
  • George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Founder/President, Foundation on Judaism and Christian Origins
  • Expert in languages of Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew Bible, New Testament and other ancient documents
  • Ordained Methodist Minister


International Reach and Responsiveness

Honored in more than 40 countries for contributions to biblical archaeology, research, history, and education. Invited presenter in North and South America, Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa.

Invited guest speaker on History Channel, Discovery, Fox News, BBC, CBS News, ABC News and other news media.

Jim Charlesworth Adds Excitement and Enlightenment to your Event

At Your Church, Synagogue, School, or Business


Special event or keynote presentation for your meeting, annual conference, education program (adult or student). Professor Charlesworth makes it a unique social, educational or fund-raising gathering.  

As Leader/Guide of Your Extended Holy Land Tour


Having led groups in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Italy, other Holy Land sites and other locations world-wide, Jim Charlesworth delivers a unique, enlightening, and sometimes controversial exposure on archaeological treks. 

Customized Educational Programs for Large or Small Audiences


Professor Charlesworth delivers thought-provoking insights on biblical history and archaeology, customized to the requests of his audience.  Click here for a proposal request form

Authoring, Editing, Manuscript Critiquing

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Professor James H Charlesworth

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On the Occasion of Retirement as Emeritus Professor

"Professor Charlesworth's scholarly breadth and erudition in languages, biblical studies, and Judaism are remarkable..."

"It is hard to define his limits when his works cover (such a long list of subjects and reflections)..."

"You, more than any scholar I have known, have modeled an integrative, multi-tasking form of scholarship, that involves the whole of a person's life..."

"Professor Charlesworth's contributions to Biblical Archaeology far surpass his numerous publications and lectures..."