Revd Dr Peter Hatton

Research Interests:

 Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament and the Intertestamental Period; Literary approaches to the Old Testament, especially, but not limited to, those drawing on the work of M.M. Bakhtin; Biblical Theology, especially those approaches that value the political and seek to explore, and challenge, the settled conclusions of much contemporary Christianity in this area.

Recent Publications:

Contradiction in the Book of Proverbs: The Deep Waters of Counsel SOTS Monograph Series (Aldershot, Ashgate, 2008)

“A Cautionary Tale: The Acts Consequence Construct” in Journal For The Study of the Old Testament, March 2011

‘Wisdom’s Feast: Proverbs as a Resource for Theological Education’ Theology and Ministry, 4 (2016)

‘Weighed and Found Wanting’: The Old Testament’s Sage Consideration of Empire (due for publication by Wipf and Stock September 2019)

“Old Testament and Empire” in Soma: An International Journal of Discourses and Counter-Discourses