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Brittany N. Melton

Brittany N. Melton

PhD Candidate in Old Testament

Research Assistant to Dr. Katharine Dell

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:

Divine Presence and Absence in the Megilloth


Supervisor for Biblical Hebrew

Other Professional Activities

Graduate Representative for the Old Testament Subject Committee

Coordinator for the Oxford & Cambridge Biblical Studies Conference (2014)

Editing Assistant to Prof. Graham Davies (2014)

Coordinator for the Old Testament Graduate Seminar (2013-2014)

Key Publications

"Miqreh in Retrospect: An Illumination of Miqreh in Light of Ecclesiastes 3.1–8 and the Book of Ruth." Pages 30–42 in Megilloth Studies: The Shape of Contemporary Scholarship. Edited by Brad Embry. Hebrew Bible Monographs 78. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2016.

"Solomon, Wisdom, and Love: Intertextual Resonance Between Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs." Pages 130–41 in Reading Ecclesiastes Intertextually. Edited by Katharine Dell and Will Kynes. LHBOTS 587. London/New York: T&T Clark, 2014. 

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Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion Masterclass at Corpus Christi College, 29 March

Feb 01, 2017

This event is aimed at inquisitive students in Year 12 (or equivalent) at UK schools only, and features a series of challenging and inspiring taster lectures.

2017 Henry Martyn Lectures

Feb 01, 2017

“Who Are My People: Christianity, Violence, and Belonging in Post-Colonial Africa.” The series takes place on 20, 21, and 22 February at 5.30pm in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity.

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