Research Interests

Research interests

  • Primeval History (Gen 1–11)
  • Priestly literature
  • Wisdom literature
  • Song of Songs
  • Old Testament anthropology (reflections on humans and humanity)
  • Old Testament theologies
  • Interrelations between the Old Testament world and its Ancient Near Eastern environment
  • Reception history of Old Testament texts (especially in music, for example Schütz, Händel)

Current major project
  • Commentary on the Song of Songs (for the Illumination Series)