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Dr Alison Gray

Dr Alison Gray

Tutor in Old Testament Language, Literature & Theology at Westminster College

Director of Studies at Selwyn College

Alison Gray is accepting applications for PhD students.


Office Phone: 01223 272977

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:
  • Theology of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
  • Ancient Hebrew Semantics
  • Reception History of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
  • Book of Psalms
  • Metaphor in Bible translation and interpretation
  • Cognitive Linguistics and Hebrew Semantics
Hebrew specialists:

College

Selwyn College:
Director of Studies

Research Interests

Theology of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

Ancient Hebrew Semantics

Reception History of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

Book of Psalms

Metaphor in Bible translation and interpretation

Cognitive Linguistics and Hebrew Semantics

Key Publications

Psalm 18 in Words and Pictures: A Reading Through Metaphor (Biblical Interpretation Series 127; Leiden: Brill, 2014)

‘Reception of the Old Testament’ in J. Barton (ed.), The Hebrew Bible: A Critical Companion (Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016)

(Forthcoming) ‘Reflections on the Meaning(s) of ‘yr in the Hebrew Bible’ for H. Marlow and J. Aitken (eds.), City in the Hebrew Bible (LHBOTS) 

Other Publications

pdh’ in H.-J. Fabry and U. Dahmen (eds.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten 3 (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2016)

g’l’ in H.-J. Fabry and U. Dahmen (eds.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten 1 (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2011), 556-559

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