Jacqueline E. Lapsley

 Jacqueline E. Lapsley

Address64 Mercer Street
Post Office Box 821
Princeton, NJ

Associate Professor of Old Testament (Presbyterian), Princeton Theological Seminary

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 cochairs the Ethics and Biblical Interpretation Group of the Society of Biblical Literature and is currently coediting two books, A Handbook of Feminist Biblical Theology (forthcoming, Westminster John Knox Press), and A Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (forthcoming, Baker). She is an ordained elder and teaches and preaches in congregations.

Major Publications
Can These Bones Live? The Problem of the Moral Self in the book of Ezekiel (de Gruyter, 2000)

Whispering the Word: Hearing Women’s Stories in the Old Testament (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005)

Character Ethics and the Old Testament: Moral Dimensions in Scripture, coedited with M. Daniel Carroll R. (Westminster John Knox Press, 2007)

“Alternative Worlds: Reading the Bible as Scripture.” In Engaging Biblical Authority: Perspectives on the Bible as Scripture, edited by William P. Brown (Westminster John Knox Press, 2007)

“Ezekiel Through the Spectacles of Faith.” In Reformed Theology: Identity and Ecumenicity II: Biblical Interpretation in the Reformed Tradition, edited by Michael Welker and Wallace M. Alston Jr. (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2007)

“A Feeling for God: Emotions and Moral Formation in Ezekiel.” In Character Ethics and the Old Testament: Appropriating Scripture for Moral Life, edited by M. Daniel Carroll R. and Jacqueline E. Lapsley (Westminster John Knox Press, 2007)

Areas of Interest

Old Testament;

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