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Professor Laura Quick

BA, MA, DPhil

Laura Quick is a Fellow and Tutor, as well as Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in the Faculty of Theology and Religion. She teaches undergraduate and graduate students in biblical literature of all periods, with an eye to the literatures and cultures of the wider ancient eastern Mediterranean.

Professor Quick’s work is situated at the intersection of Biblical Studies, Assyriology, and Classics. She is interested in the composition of biblical literature in the wider context of the ancient Eastern Mediterranean. She is currently researching beauty and aesthetics in biblical and ancient Jewish and Christian literature.

Research interests: feminist approaches to biblical literature; comparative method; material culture; dress and adornment; gender and sexuality.