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.
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