New publication: ‘Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges’

The latest publication from Dr Deryn Guest, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics in the department, is now available as a contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative. Deryn’s work exploring ‘Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges’ takes an innovative look at the character of YHWH and particularly at the interaction with gender, cultural mores, and…

Publication of edition of early Qur’anic manuscripts

After her ground breaking discovery of one of the oldest surviving fragments of the Qur’an being held at the University of Birmingham Cadbury Research Library in summer 2015, Dr Alba Fedeli (the researcher behind the discovery) has published her reconstruction of the Qur’anic undertext of the Mingana-Lewis palimpsest held in Cambridge University Library. This manuscript contains portions of…