Prof.
Carol A. Newsom
Emory University

Prof. Carol A. Newsom is Professor (emerita) of Old Testament at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. She holds an M.T.S. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Among her many books are Rhetoric and Hermeneutics: Approaches to Text, Tradition and Social Construction in Biblical and Second Temple Literature (Mohr Siebeck, 2019); Daniel: A Commentary (OTL, 2014); The Self as Symbolic Space: Constructing Identity and Community at Qumran (Brill; 2004); The Book of Job: A Conflict of Moral Imaginations (Oxford, 2003); Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice: A Critical Edition (Scholars Press, 1985). Newsom is a past president of the Society of Biblical Literature (2011) and served as the director of Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion (2012–2015).

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August 25, 2022

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