Jacqueline E. Lapsley is associate professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. She earned her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.Div. from Princeton Seminary, and her Ph.D. from Emory University. She is interested in literary readings of the Old Testament narratives, the prophets, Old Testament ethics, and theological anthropology in the Old Testament. Her courses cover sin and salvation in the Old Testament, women in the Old Testament narratives, and Old Testament ethics.
She coedited, with Carol Newsom and Sharon Ringe, a revision of A Women’s Bible Commentary (Westminster John Knox Press, 2012), was associate editor of A Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Baker Academic, 2011), and authored Whispering the Word: Hearing Women’s Voices in Old Testament (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005). She serves on the editorial boards of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel, and co-chairs the Ethics and Biblical Interpretation section at the Society of Biblical Literature. Lapsley is an ordained Presbyterian elder and teaches and preaches in congregations.
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