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Marian Kelsey

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

I took up my current role lecturing in Hebrew Bible in September 2019, after graduating in August from St Andrews University. My PhD thesis was 'Jonah: Context and Co-texts', under the supervision of Dr William Tooman. Previously I completed a Masters degree in biblical studies at Durham University, and an MTheol at St Andrews.

Expertise Summary

My area of research is the literary context of Second Temple period biblical literature, including the use of inner-biblical allusions and literary motifs. My doctoral dissertation was on the book of Jonah and its use of its literary context. I have also published on elements of the Jacob cycle. I am now researching the literary function of cities in the Hebrew Bible.

Teaching Summary

This academic year, I am teaching modules Interpreting the Hebrew Bible, Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, and Narrative in the Hebrew Bible. I am also convening the module Introduction to Judaism and… read more

Recent Publications

  • MARIAN KELSEY, 2019. Jacob Wrestling: Genesis 32:22-32. In: Annunciations: Sacred Music for the Twenty-First Century Open Book Publishers.
  • MARIAN KELSEY, 2018. Jacob and the Wife-Sister Stories Jewish Bible Quarterly. 46,

This academic year, I am teaching modules Interpreting the Hebrew Bible, Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, and Narrative in the Hebrew Bible. I am also convening the module Introduction to Judaism and acting as the theology convenor on the Humanities Work Placement module.

I am supervising the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament undergraduate dissertations, and acting as second supervisor for Hebrew Bible postgraduate students in the department.

  • MARIAN KELSEY, 2019. Jacob Wrestling: Genesis 32:22-32. In: Annunciations: Sacred Music for the Twenty-First Century Open Book Publishers.
  • MARIAN KELSEY, 2018. Jacob and the Wife-Sister Stories Jewish Bible Quarterly. 46,

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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