Ellen Davis – Opening Israel’s Scriptures

Episode: Matt Lynch has been eagerly awaiting this book (Opening Israel’s Scriptures), and the chance to talk with one of his favorite OT scholars. That day has come! Matt speaks with Ellen Davis about the intersection of critical and theological biblical interpretation, the manna economy in Exodus, ecology and the Bible, Wendell Berry, violence in the Old Testament, lament, & more!

Guest: Professor Ellen Davis. Prof. Davis is Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. She’s the author of 11 books and many articles. Her books include Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible, Biblical Prophecy: Perspectives for Christian Theology, Discipleship, and Ministry, and Wondrous Depth: Old Testament Preaching. In this episode, we discuss her most recent book Opening Israel’s Scriptures (OUP, 2019), which is a comprehensive theological reading of the HB/OT. 

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