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Kathelijne Steens


PhD in Theology and Religious Studies, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, 2019-present. Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Cultural Foundation Grant.

Master of Philosophy in Theology and Religious Studies (MPhil), Newnham College, University of Cambridge, 2018-2019.

Bachelor of Arts, Religion Major, Wellesley College, 2014-2018. Departmental Honors. Davis United World College Scholar.

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:

Ritualisation in Deuteronomistic Narratives of War

Research Interests

  • Pentateuch and Former Prophets.
  • Textualised Ritual and Ritualisation of Text.
  • Intersection of Textual Criticism, Literary Criticism, History, Sociology and Ritual Studies.
  • Social Structure of Ancient Israel.
  • Priesthood and Ritual.



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