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Will Kynes

Will Kynes

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-3830
Fax: None listed
Office Location: Westminster Hall 106
E-mail: wkynes@whitworth.edu

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Education:

Ph.D. University of Cambridge

M.Litt University of St. Andrews

M.Div Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

B.A. University of Virginia


Year Joined Whitworth Faculty:  2013

Areas of Specialization / Expertise:

The Book of Job; Genesis; Psalms; intertextuality; theological interpretation; wisdom literature; hermeneutics


Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors:

Books

My Psalm Has Turned into Weeping: Job’s Dialogue with the Psalms. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 437. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012.

Reading Job Intertextually. Edited by Katharine Dell and Will Kynes. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 574. New York: T&T Clark, 2013.

Reading Ecclesiastes Intertextually. Edited by Katharine Dell and Will Kynes. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies. New York: T&T Clark (Forthcoming).


Articles and Book Chapters:

“Intertextuality: Method and Theory in Job and Psalm 119.” Pages 201–13 in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton. Edited by Katharine J. Dell and Paul M. Joyce. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

“The Trials of Job: Re-litigating Job’s ‘Good Case’ in Christian Interpretation.” Scottish Journal of Theology 66 (2013): 174–91.

“Job and Isaiah 40–55: Intertextualities in Dialogue.” Pages 94–105 in Reading Job Intertextually. Edited by Katharine Dell and Will Kynes. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 574. New York: T&T Clark, 2013.

“Lament Personified: Job in the Bedeutungsnetz of Psalm 22.” Pages 34–48 in Spiritual Complaint: Theology and Practice of Lament. Edited by Tim Bulkeley and Miriam Bier. Eugene, Oreg.: Wipf & Stock, 2013.

“Beat Your Parodies into Swords, and Your Parodied Books into Spears: A New Paradigm for Parody in the Hebrew Bible.” Biblical Interpretation 19 (2011), 276–310.

God, Justice, and Society: An Overview,” Political Theology (Forthcoming).

“Reading Job Following the Psalms.” In The Shape of the Ketuvim: History, Contoured Intertextuality, and Canon. Edited by Julius Steinberg and Tim Stone. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns (Forthcoming).

 

Book Reviews

Several reviews in Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Theology, and Review of Biblical Literature.


Presentations

“Follow Your Heart and Do Not Say It Was a Mistake: Allusions to Numbers 15 in Ecclesiastes,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature. 2012.

“The Nineteenth-Century Beginnings of ‘Wisdom Literature’, and Its Twenty-first-Century End?” Senior Old Testament Seminar, University of Oxford. 2012.

“Job and Isaiah 40–55: Intertextualities in Dialogue,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature. 2011.

“Reading Job Following the Psalms,” International Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature. 2011.

“Date in Debate: An ‘Interchronic’ Approach to Intertextuality between Job and the Psalms,” Psalmen datieren?, Conference at the University of Heidelberg. 2010.

“Beat Your Parodies into Swords, and Your Parodied Books into Spears: A New Paradigm for Parody in the Hebrew Bible,” Senior Old Testament Seminar, University of Cambridge. 2010.

“Re-interpreting Retribution: The Use of Psalms 1 and 73 in the Book of Job,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. 2010.

“Doxology in Disputation: The Use of Psalms 8 and 107 in the Book of Job,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. 2009.

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