Honorary Member: Professor Athalya Brenner-Idan


Professor Athalya Brenner-Idan

Professor Emerita  of HB/OT, Universiteit van Amsterdam 

Professor Brenner-Idan’s research interests include feminist criticism of the Hebrew Bible and early Judaisms; transdisciplinary approaches to the Hebrew Bible; bibles and cultures; Semitic philology; and computer applications in the Humanities.

Email: abrenner@post.tau.ac.il

Website: https://www.uva.nl/en/profile/b/r/a.brenner/a.brenner.html?cbl


Select Publications

Brenner, A., and van Dijk-Hemmes, F., (eds) On Gendering Texts: Female and Male Voices in the Hebrew Bible (Leiden: Brill, 1993)

Brenner, A., I Am: Biblical Women Tell their own Stories (Minneapolis: Fortress Press: 2004)

Brenner-Idan, A., and Yee, G. (eds.),  Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Texts@Contexts Volume 2  (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark: 2021.     ( https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/samuel-kings-chronicles-ezranehemiah-9780567701152/ )

Brenner-Idan, A., ‘Ruth as a Foreign Worker and the Politics of Exogamy’, Chinese Jewish Studies 18 (2021), 33-42.

Brenner-Idan, A., ‘Bible, Theology, and Politics in Times of Pandemics’, Svenks Exegestisk Årsbok 87 (2022): 28–44.

Brenner-Idan, A. ‘Foreword’ in  Dievenkorn S.  and Levin S. (eds.), [Re]Gained in Translation I: Bibles, Theologies, and the Politics of Empowerment (Berlin: Frank & Timme GmbH, 2022): 7-12

Brenner-Idan, A., ‘M&M: Some Reflections’, Biblische Notizen 193 (2022): 65-69.