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Dr P Joyce

University Lecturer in Theology and Fellow of St Peter?s College, University of Oxford


MA, DPhil (Oxford)
University Lecturer in Theology and Fellow of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford
Formerly: University Lecturer in Theology, University of Birmingham
Areas: Old Testament studies. Whilst valuing the time-honoured historical approaches to Biblical Studies, he is also committed to exploring newer approaches, such as psychological interpretation of texts, and has a particular interest in the place and function of the Bible in the modern world
Research: Old Testament Exilic Literature, especially Ezekiel and Lamentations; Hermeneutics
Publications: ‘Ezekiel: A Commentary. Library of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Studies 482.’ New York and London: T&T Clark (2007). 'Ezekiel 40-42: The Earliest "Heavenly Ascent" Narrative?' in H.J. de Jonge and J. Tromp (Eds), ‘The Book of Ezekiel and its Influence’, Aldershot: Ashgate (2007) Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Ezekiel in ‘ Synchronic or Diachronic? A Debate on Method in Old Testament Exegesis’ Brill, Leiden, (1995) Dislocation and Adaptation in the Exilic Age and After in ‘After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason’, Mercer University Press, Georgia (1996). King and Messiah in Ezekiel in ‘ King and Messiah in Israel and the Ancient Near East’ Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield (1998) Sitting Loose to History: Reading the Book of Lamentations without Primary Reference to its Historical Setting in ‘In Search of True Wisdom’, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield (1999)

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