Breed, Brennan

Dr. Brennan W. Breed

Dr. Brennan W. Breed

Assistant Professor of Old Testament; Director of QEP

Phone: 404-687-4553

Fax: 404-377-9696

Email: BreedB@CTSnet.edu

Office: 306RC / Box 40F

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Dr. Breed’s research focuses on the reception history of the Bible, which traces the divergent uses and understandings of biblical texts from their ancient contexts of production to the present day.  His other interests include Hebrew poetry, biblical theology, textual criticism, ancient and medieval visual art, and philosophy.

Education:

  • PhD, Emory University
  • MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • BA, University of Virginia

Denomination:  Episcopal

Publications

Ecclesiastes: Commentary and Reception History. Under contract with Eerdmans for the Illuminations biblical commentary series. Coauthoring with C. Davis Hankins. Projected date of completion: Fall, 2017, book
” In The Theological Dictionary of the Qumran Manuscripts / Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten (ThWQ). Edited by Heinz–Josef Fabry and Ulrich Dahmen. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, in press., 2016, book
Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception History (Indiana Univ. Press) January, 2014, book
“What Kind of World is Possible?: Biblical Apocalyptic Literature and Visual Art,” in J. Schedtler and K. Murphy, eds., Apocalypses in Contexts: Apocalyptic Current throughout History (Fortress Press), 2016, article
“Reading Job as a Kierkegaardian Text: The Incarnation of Indirect Communication,” in the peer-review journal Biblical Interpretation, 2016, article
"What Can a text Do?: Reception History as an Ethology of the Bible Text" in Reception History and Biblical Studies: Theory and Practice (ed. E. England and W.J. Lyons), 2015, article
"A Divided Tongue: The Moral Taste Buds of the Book of Daniel" in Journal for Study of the Old Testament, 2015, article
"Are There Really Three Worlds of the Text" A Proposal for Biblical Studies" @thispoint. February, 2014, article
“Reception of the Psalms: The Example of Psalm 91,” The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms, edited by William Brown. New York / Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, article
“Nomadology of the Bible: A Processual Approach to Biblical Reception History,” Biblical Reception 1 (2012): 299-322, 2012, article
“Et Oculi Mei Conspecturi Sunt: Interdiegetic Gaze and Devotion.” In Ut Pictura Meditatio: Meditative Image in Northern Art 1500-1700. Edited by Walter Melion. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012, article
“The Reception of the Book of Daniel,” article to be included in Daniel, Carol A. Newsom, Old Testament Library Commentary Series, Westminster John Knox. Projected date of completion: Fall, 2012, article
“Reception History and the Bible: Theory and Practice.” Biblical Reception 1, November, 2012, book
“Et Oculi Mei Conspecturi Sunt: Interdiegetic Gaze and Devotion.” In Ut Pictura Meditatio: Meditative Image in Northern Art 1500-1700. Edited by Walter Melion. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012, book
“Adah,” “Amaltheia,” “Amram,” “Belt,” “Behemoth,” and “Fool.” In The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. Edited by Hans-Joseph Klauck et. al. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2009-2012, article
“Job, Book of.” In The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible. Edited by Michael D. Coogan. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. Coauthored with C. Davis Hankins., 2011, article
Oxford Biblical Studies Online: Content Contributor Articles: “Wisdom Literature: A Thematic Guide,” “The Book of Job: Lesson Plans,” with C. Davis Hankins, 2010, article
Society of Biblical Literature’s Teaching the Bible Online: Content Contributor Articles: “Reading Glasses: Literary Criticism,” “Masoretes in the Classroom: Lesson Plan,” “Transmission and Translation of the Bible: Part I (800 BCE to 1000, 2010, article
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