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Professor Louise Lawrence

Research supervision

Social-scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation (especially anthropological approaches)

Contextual Bible Study 

Disability Studies/Medical Humanities and Biblical Texts





Research students

PhD Supervision (first supervisor)

beg. Sept 2017 Chloe Church, ‘A Reception-Historical Study of the New Testament in Counter-Reformation Art’ (f/t) (SWWDTP, AHRC Scholarship)

2016-present Victoria Omotoso, ‘Imaging Jesus: How Jesus Films Construct Our Perception of The Figure of Jesus’ (f/t 50/50 supervision)

2014-present Penelope Cowell-Doe, ‘Queering the Pilling Report’ (p/t 50/50 supervision)

2012-2016 Helen John, ‘African Traditional Religion and Christianity: Contextual Bible Studies in Namibia’ (f/t) (HASS Funded) [completed, passed with no corrections, 2016]. Student employed to convene and teach core module for Liberal Arts programme at Exeter (2016-2017).

2010-2016 Cherryl Hunt, 'Promoting Biblical Engagement Among Ordinary Christians in English Churches: Reflections on the Pathfinder Project' (p/t) (Bible Society Funded) [completed, passed with no corrections, 2016].

PhD Supervision (second supervisor)

2016-present Trevor Laurence, ‘Cursing with God: The Imprecatory Psalms and the Healing of Violence’ (30/60 supervision)

2015-present Leanna Rierson, ‘Evaluating Paul’s Power-in-Weakness Claims and Strategies in the Corinthian Correspondence in Light of Current Vulnerability and Humility Research’(40/60 supervision)

2015-present Scott Yip, ‘Who are we? A narrative analysis of the identity formation processes inside the testimony debates in Philippians’ (20/80 supervision)

2015-present Hayoung Kim, ‘The Atonement in 1 Peter: A Cultic-Priestly Model?’ (20/80 supervision)

2013-present Louise Prideaux, ‘Towards a Christian Theology of Contemporary Culture in the Reformed Tradition’ (20/80 supervision)

2012-2017  David Shaw, ‘A People Called: Social Identity and Mission in 1 Peter’ (20/80 supervision)

2012-2017 Bethany Wagstaff ‘Redressing Clothing in the Hebrew Bible: Material-Cultural Approaches’ (20/80 supervision) (passed)

2011-2016 Alan Hooker, ‘You Shall Know Yhwh: God's Penis and Divine Sexuality in the Hebrew Bible’ (20/80 supervision) (passed)