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Sebastian Selvén

Sebastian Selvén

Hebrew Biblical Studies

Biblical Reception

Jewish Studies

Liturgy and Worship

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:

My doctoral research concerns how biblical texts (Hebrew Bible) get interpreted through ritual performance, taking Isa. 6:3 in Jewish and Western Christian liturgy as its case text.


Key Publications

“The Privilege of Taxation: Jewish Identity and the Half-shekel Temple Tax in the Talmud Yerushalmi”, Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok, 81, 2016. 63-89.

“'A measure of wheat and a bundle of flax': A Jewish Theology of Exegesis”, ET-Studies 2016. 7:2. 297-312.

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Stanton Lecture 2017: Creation’s Ends: Teleology, Ethics and the Natural

Jan 18, 2017

Simon Oliver (Van Mildert Professor of Divinity, Durham University) will deliver the 2017 Stanton Lectures.

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Jan 16, 2017

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Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion Masterclass

Jan 03, 2017

Taster day for Year 12 students

C.F.D. Moule Studentship

Nov 25, 2016

New MPhil studentship now available.

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