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Old Testament specialists

People specializing in this area

Academic staff

Dr James Aitken
  • Second Temple Judaism
  • Apocrypha
  • The Septuagint
  • Book of Judges
  • Hebrew language and Lexicography
  • Greek language and Lexicography
Dr Katharine Julia Dell, MA (Oxon); D Phil (Oxon); PhD (Cantab)
  • Proverbs
  • Job Ecclesiastes
  • wisdom literature
  • creation
  • ecological readings of texts
  • musical interpretation of biblical texts
Dr Alison Gray
  • Theology of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
  • Ancient Hebrew Semantics
  • Reception History of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
  • Book of Psalms
  • Metaphor in Bible translation and interpretation
  • Cognitive Linguistics and Hebrew Semantics
Dr Philip Johnston
  • Biblical interpretation
  • Death and the afterlife
Dr Nathan MacDonald
  • Pentateuch; Former Prophets; Isaiah; Ezekiel
  • Intersection of inner-biblical interpretation, redaction criticism and the canonical approach
  • Intersection of history of Israelite religion and Old Testament theology
  • Priesthood and ritual
Dr Hilary Marlow
  • The natural world in the Old Testament.
  • Ecological hermeneutics and environmental ethics
  • Old Testament prophetic texts
  • Creation texts and their interpretation in later Jewish and Christian writings