Category Archives: Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

Women Biblical Scholars Has Moved to New Website!

Women Biblical Scholars (WBS) is excited to announce a new website with its own domain name! We are now at http://womenbiblicalscholars.com. The new layout will make it easier to find great posts and resources on women scholars. The old site … Continue reading

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Beyoncé, Black Women, and the Bible

Dr. Nyasha Junior, Hebrew Bible prof, discusses womanist biblical interpretation.

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Miryam Brand on Intergenerational Punishment in the Hebrew Bible

Dr. Miryam Brand, a teacher and researcher specializing in the area of Second Temple period literature, has posted two podcasts on intergenerational punishment in the Hebrew Bible. Click to listen to each one below, and be sure to check out … Continue reading

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Cheryl B. Anderson on Law in the OT

Dr. Cheryl B. Anderson is Professor of Old Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. In this video she offers a helpful discussion on law in the Old Testament. A good resource for students.

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Mary Katherine Hom on the Assyrians and the Old Testament

Dr. Mary Katherine Hom has a Th.M. from Regent University and Ph.D. from University of Cambridge. Hom is the author of The Characterization of the Assyrians in Isaiah: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives. Recently, she was interviewed by OnScript to discuss … Continue reading

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Old Testament Class with Christine Hayes

A Yale University Intro to OT course with Dr. Christine Hayes is available to the public on YouTube. See the first class below. For all lectures click here.  

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Mignon Jacobs on Biblical Narratives of Migration

Dr. Mignon Jacobs is associate professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, as well as associate provost for accreditation and educational effectiveness and accreditation liaison officer. She speaks on the topic of migration and the Old Testament in … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: The Enemy in the Household

This post highlights Caryn A. Reeder’s study The Enemy in the Household: Family Violence in Deuteronomy and Beyond, a revision of her dissertation at the University of Cambridge. Reeder is Associate Professor of New Testament at Westmont College. The Enemy … Continue reading

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Gale Yee on Poverty in Ancient Israel and Today

Dr. Gale Yee is Nancy W. King Professor of Biblical Studies at Episcopal Divinity School. Recently, she delivered the 2015 Runcie Lecture at the Graduate Theological Foundation. The lecture is entitled, “From the Bottom Up: Poverty and Inequality in Ancient … Continue reading

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Nyasha Junior on Micah 3

Dr. Nyasha Junior is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at the Howard University School of Divinity.

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