Woolf Institute people
Professor Amy-Jill Levine
Affiliated Professor, CJCR
Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences. She was educated at Smith College and Duke University, holds honorary doctorates from Drury University, the University of Richmond, the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, and the University of South Carolina-Upstate, and has been the recipient of numerous prestigious grants. Her most recent books include The Jewish Annotated New Testament, co-edited with Mark Brettler (see the report from the New York Times), and The Meaning of the Bible, co-authored with Douglas Knight. She combines historical-critical rigor, literary-critical sensitivity, and a frequent dash of humour with a commitment to eliminating anti-Jewish, sexist, and homophobic theologies.
An Woolf Institute interview with AJ Levine can be viewed here.