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Faculty of Divinity

 

 

Travis Wright is a PhD candidate specializing in biblical philology and theoretical linguistics. His research focuses on the diachrony of Greek and Central Semitic. He is finishing a thesis on the Greek Pentateuch.

 

Research

  • Biblical Studies
    • Ancient Versions (e.g. Septuagint, Peshitta)
    • Biblical Exegesis
  • Linguistics
    • Greek and Central Semitic (esp. Hebrew)
    • Cognitive Linguistics
    • Semantics/Pragmatics Interface
    • Grammaticalization
    • Translation 

Publications

Key publications: 
  • “The περί-PP at the Grammar-Discourse Interface” in Post-Classical Greek Prepositions and Conceptual Metaphor: Cognitive Semantic Analysis and Biblical Interpretation, eds. William Ross and Steven Runge (DeGruyter, forthcoming)

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 
  • Tutor for Greek/Hebrew, 2022 (University of Cambridge)
  • Advanced Biblical Hebrew, Summer 2021 (Westminster College, Cambridge)
  • Postclassical Greek, 2020– (Biblingo)
  • Biblical Hebrew, 2020– (Biblingo)

Other Professional Activities

  • Cambridge Language Sciences
  • Institute of Biblical Research 
  • Linguistic Society of America
  • International Organization for Cognitive Linguistics 
  • International Organization for Septuagint 
  • Society of Biblical Literature 
  • Evangelical Theological Society 
PhD Candidate

Contact Details

Email address: 
Available for consultancy

Affiliations

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