Category Archives: Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

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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New Book and Talks on Deuteronomistic Portrayal of Kings By Alison L. Joseph

This fall Dr. Alison L. Joseph will discuss her research published in Portrait of the Kings: The Davidic Prototype in Deuteronomistic Poetics. On September 17, 2015 she will be at Falvey Library at Villanova University in Pennsylvania and on October 15, … Continue reading

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Vanessa Lovelace Discusses Biblical Scholarship

Dr. Vanessa Lovelace is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at The Interdenominational Theological Center.

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Interview with Carol Meyers on Women in Ancient Israel

In this audio interview, Eve Harow of Voice of Israel asks Dr. Carol Meyers to discuss her revised book Rediscovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context.  Meyers states that her understanding of women in ancient Israel has shifted over the … Continue reading

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Ellen F. Davis Lecture Series on Biblical Prophecy, Part III

This video is the last of three in a series of lectures on biblical prophecy presented by Dr. Ellen F. Davis. Part III is “Abraham and the Origins of Intercessory Prayer.” The lecture discusses the importance of bold intercession and … Continue reading

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Ellen F. Davis Lecture Series On Biblical Prophecy, Part I

This video is the first of three in a series of lectures on biblical prophecy presented by Dr. Ellen F. Davis. Part I is “A Prophetic Perspective.” The lecture draws from themes in her new book Biblical Prophecy: Perspectives for … Continue reading

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Is Song of Songs about Sex?

For Valentine’s Day, a few thoughts on interpreting Song of Songs from Karen R. Keen, an instructor and Ph.D. Candidate in Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University. This post was originally published on her blog, Interpreting Scripture. With … Continue reading

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