Hebrew and Old Testament Studies

Investigate the Hebrew Bible and its context: poetry and prophecy, theology and ethics, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Research profile

The academic staff in this area can offer you research supervision in most areas of study related to the Hebrew Bible. The research interests of staff and graduate students cover:

  • Biblical theology and ethics
  • Hebrew language
  • Pentateuchal and historical studies
  • Poetry and prophecy
  • Septuagint and targumic studies
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls in their Hellenistic context

You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application.

Further information

Core staff

Dr Anja Klein


Profile page: Dr Anja Klein

Dr Suzanna Millar


Profile page: Dr Suzanna Millar

Postgraduate Admissions

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8952

Email: gradschool.div@ed.ac.uk

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