Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology

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Emily Gathergood

PhD candidate (New Testament),


Research Summary

Current project:

Salvation and childbearing in early Jewish and Christian discourse, supervised by Prof. Richard Bell and Dr. Sara Parks

General research interests:

  • The literature of early Christianity: the New Testament, apocrypha and pseudepigrapha (especially Pauline and pseudo-Pauline texts)
  • The social world of early Christianity: the lived experience of men, women, children and slaves
  • The material culture of early Christianity: insights from manuscripts, inscriptions, artifacts, art, burials
  • The interpretation of early Christianity: intertextuality and intersectionality as methodological tools


Arts and Humanities Research Council doctoral studentship

Outreach projects:

Contributor to www.bibledex.com

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