Jill Middlemas

Research Associate


2003 Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford, UK 1999 Master of Studies in Classical Hebrew and Aramaic, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, UK 1998 Master of Studies in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UK 1997 Master of Divinity, Columbia Theological Seminary, USA 1993 Bachelor of Arts in History and Literature, Wake Forest University, USA



2007 The Templeless Age: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the ‘Exile’ (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox).

2005 The Troubles of Templeless Judah (Oxford Theological Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Edited books

2010 Middlemas, Jill, David J. A. Clines and Else Holt (eds.), The Centre and the Periphery: A European Tribute to Walter Brueggemann (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press).

Articles and Essays

2010 ‘Exclusively YHWH: Aniconism and Anthropomorphism in Ezekiel,’ in John Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS, 531; New York and London: T & T Clark): 309-24.

2010 ‘Exodus 3 and the Call of Moses: Rereading the Signs,’ in Jill Middlemas, David J. A Clines and Else Holt (eds.), The Centre and the Periphery: A European Tribute to Walter Brueggemann (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press): 131-44.

2010 ‘The Greek Esthers and the Search for History: Some Preliminary Observations,’ in Bob Becking and Lester L. Grabbe (eds.), Between Evidence and Ideology: Essays on the History of Ancient Israel read at the Joint Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study and the Oud Testamentisch Werkgezelschap, Lincoln, July 2009 (Leiden: E. J. Brill): 145-63.

2010 ‘Skriften på Væggen,’ in Kasper Bro Larsen (ed.), Rembrandt som bibelfortolker (Frederiksberg: Aros Forlag): 68-73.

2010 ‘Transformation of the Image,’ in William A. Tooman and Michael A. Lyons (eds.), Transforming Visions: Transformations of Text, Tradition and Theology in Ezekiel (Princeton Theological Monograph Series; Eugene, OR: Pickwick): 113-38.

2009 ‘Going Beyond the Myth of the Empty Land: A Reassessment of the Early Persian Period,’ in Gary N. Knoppers and Lester L. Grabbe with Deirdre Fulton (eds.), Exile and Restoration Revisited: Essays on the Babylonian and Persian Periods in Memory of Peter R. Ackroyd (LSTS, 73; New York and London: T & T Clark): 174-94.

2009 ‘Temples and Templeless Times,’ Collegium Biblicum Årsskrift: 31-41.

2007 ‘Ecclesiastes Gone “Sideways”,’Expository Times 118: 216-21.

2006 ‘Did Second Isaiah Write Lamentations 3?,’ Vetus Testamentum LVI: 505-25.

2006 ‘Jeremiah,’ in Jeremy Duff and Katharine Dell (eds.), Guidelines: 56-72. 2005 ‘Divine Reversal and the Role of the Temple in Trito-Isaiah,’ in John Day (ed.), Temple and Worship in Biblical Israel (LHB/OTS, 422; London and New York: T & T Clark Intl.): 164-87.

2005 ‘Lamentations,’ in Jeremy Duff and Katharine Dell (eds.), Guidelines: 83-92.

2004 ‘The Violent Storm in Lamentations,’ JSOT 29: 81-97.


2011 John Ahn and Jill Middlemas (eds.), By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon (New York and London: T & T Clark, forthcoming).

2011 ‘Esther and the Additions,’ OUP Online Bibliography.

2011 ‘Trito-Isaiah’s Intra- and Internationalization: Identity Markers in the Second Temple Period’, in Oded Lipschits, Gerald Knoppers, and Manfred Oeming (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period: Negotiating Identity in an International Context (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns).