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Director & Founder
Professor Hindy Najman

Director & Founder of the Centre | Oriel & Laing Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture

Professor Anna Sapir Abulafia

Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions

Ms Emma Barnes

MPhil Candidate in Judaism & Christianity in the Greco-roman World

The Revd Professor John Barton

Oriel Emeritus Fellow (2014) | MA DPhil DLitt Oxf, Hon DrTheol Bonn, FBA

Ms Stefania Beitia

Centre Administrator & PA to the Director

Mr Joel Bell

DPhil Candidate in Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Professor Markus Bockmuehl

Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture, Faculty of Theology & Religion | Professorial Fellow, Keble

Professor George J. Brooke

Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis Emeritus, Manchester | Visiting Professor, Chester

Ms Annie Calderbank

DPhil Candidate in Theology & Religion

Professor John Day

Emeritus Professor of Old Testament Studies, Lady Margaret Hall

Dr Hila Dayfani

Centre for the Study of the Bible Postdoctoral Fellow

Mr Hans Decker

DPhil Candidate in Theology: Hebrew Bible