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Dr Brandon Hurlbert

Lecturer in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Lecturer in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in the Department of Theology and Religion+44 (0) 191 33 42191



Brandon Hurlbert (Ph.D., Durham University) is a lecturer in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at Durham University. His doctoral dissertation explored the possibilities of reading the book of Judges as Christian Scripture. He is a research associate at the Centre for the Study of the Bible and Violence and a co-host on the Two Cities Podcast. His other research interests include the Bible and Film and the reception history of the Bible. 

Research interests

  • Book of Judges
  • Deuteronomistic History
  • Violence and the Bible


Book review

Chapter in book

Journal Article