Postgraduate Seminar with Dr Brittany N. Melton: ‘The Hope of Place: Placedness in Lamentations and Song of Songs’

The next ETS Postgraduate Seminar will take place on Tuesday 6th February 2024, between 2.15pm and 3.45pm (GMT).

The next ETS Postgraduate Seminar will take place on Tuesday 6th February 2024, between 2.15pm and 3.45pm (GMT). This will be available both in person in the ETS Centre for Mission room (on the 7th floor of the ETS building) and online via Microsoft Teams.

The speaker, who will join us via Teams, will be Dr Brittany N. Melton. Dr Melton (PhD, University of Cambridge) is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Regent College in Vancouver. She currently serves as Research Fellow at the University of the Free State (Bloemfontein, South Africa) and as Chair of the Tyndale Fellowship’s Old Testament Study Group (Cambridge, UK).

Dr Melton is the author of Where is God in the Megilloth? A Dialogue on the Ambiguity of Divine Presence and Absence (Brill, 2018) and co-editor of Reading Lamentations Intertextually (2021) and Reading Esther Intertextually (2022) in the LHBOTS series (Bloomsbury T&T Clark). She is also the co-editor of Reading the Book of the Twelve Minor Prophets (Lexham, 2022). Her research interests include: divine presence and absence, the Megilloth, wisdom literature, and hospitality. Her forthcoming work includes the New Handbook on Wisdom Books and Psalms (Baker Academic, 2024) as well as commentaries on Esther, Job, and Ruth.

Dr Melton will speak on ‘ The Hope of Place: Placedness in Lamentations and Song of Songs’.

All are welcome to join this seminar. If you require connection details, please send an email to offices[at]ets.ac.uk.

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