Honorary Member: Professor Kirsten Nielsen


Professor Kirsten Nielsen

Professor Emerita of Old Testament, The Institute of Biblical Studies, Aarhus University

 

Professor Nielsen became Reader in the Old Testament Faculty of Theology at Aarhus University in 1976 and was made Professor at the Institute of Biblical Studies, Aarhus University, in 1995. She retired in 2009. She received a PhD honoris causa from Menighetsfakultetet, Oslo, Norway in 2008. Her publications in Danish include studies of  images of God in modern Danish Hymns, on intertextuality, and on metaphors for God in the Psalter.  She has been editor of Salmer.dk  since 2009.

Email: KirstenN@post.tele.dk

Website: https://pure.au.dk/portal/da/kn@cas.au.dk


Selected Works

Nielsen, K.,  Ruth, A Commentary  (The Old Testament Library;  Louisville KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997) 

Nielsen, K.,   Satan – the Prodigal Son? A Family Problem in the Bible (The Biblical Seminar 50; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press 1998)

Nielsen, K. and Holt, E.K. (eds.),  Dansk Kommentar til Davids Salmer I-III,  Frederiksberg: Forlaget ANIS 2002. (A Commentary on the Psalms)

Nielsen, K. Gud, Mennesker og dyr i Bibelen  (København: Forlaget Anis 2013).  (God, Humans and Animals in the Bible)

Nielsen, K.,  100 salmer. Et salmebogstillæg (Eksistensen: Frederiksberg C, 2016).   (100 Hymns: A Supplement to the Hymn Book)