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Faculty of Divinity



Travis Wright is a PhD candidate specialising in biblical languages and linguistics.



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


Key publications: 
  • “The περί-Preposition Phrase 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, 2022)

  • "Punctual ἕως in Old Greek Genesis" in Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (forthcoming)

Teaching and Supervisions


Currently supervising undergraduates in:

  • New Testament Greek (Faculty of Divinity)
  • Biblical Hebrew (Faculty of Divinity)
  • Linguistic Theory (Faculty of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics)
  • Language Typology (Faculty of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics)

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



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