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Rev Dr Ann Jeffers

Rev Dr Ann Jeffers Director of Research
Telephone: 020 7795 4213


Ann obtained her PhD in University College Dublin and has taught Hebrew Exegesis in Trinity College Dublin before joining Heythrop College where she has lectured in Biblical Studies (Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism) since 1990. She is also the convenor for the MA in Biblical Studies.

She is the author of Magic and Divination in Ancient Palestine and Syria (Leiden: Brill, 1996) and is the co-editor with  D. Pezzoli-Olgiati and A-K.Hopflinger  of a textbook on Gender and Religion (Gender und Religion) published by Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht in 2007.

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  • Magic and Divination in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient World; Reception of the Old Testament in the Visual Arts; The Bible in Children's Literature; Constructions of Space in the ancient worlds; Gendered space in the Hebrew Bible and the Second Temple period; Jewish Literature in the Hellenistic World


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