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The Old Testament Study Group of Tyndale Fellowship exists to promote evangelical scholarship that takes seriously the authority of the Bible and rigorous academic study by engaging with issues in our wider world.


Brittany Melton 


Chris Ansberry 

Tyndale Fellowship Study Groups 2023

Wednesday 5 - Friday 7 July 2023


Programme Draft: Contextual Hermeneutics of the Pentateuch


Wed 5 July: Methodological Considerations

  • Heath A. Thomas (Oklahoma Baptist University)

  • E. Randolph Richards (Palm Beach Atlantic University), ‘Chupacabras and Elephants in the Room: The Perils and Blessings of “Cultural Readings” of a Biblical Text’

  • Mary Berry (Duke University), ‘For Four, I Will Not Revoke the Punishment’: Amos's God in African Biblical Interpretation

  • Dominick S. Hernández (Talbot School of Theology, Biola University)

  • Jean P. Musavuli, ‘Postcolonialism and Its use in Biblical Interpretation: Revisiting the Portrait, the Text and Actions of Nehemiah’


Thurs 6 July: Applying Method to Pentateuchal Texts

  • G. Geoffrey Harper (Sydney Missionary & Bible College), ‘Leviticus as Casualty of Evangelical Hermeneutics: Reading Hebrews 10:4 Canonically’

  • Tim Davy (All Nations Christian College), ‘Reading Genesis 1–12 within the context of mission to, for and with vulnerable children’

  • Allen Hamlin Jr. (Trinity College Bristol) ‘Determining Implied Instructions: A Contextual Hermeneutic of Consecration Activities’

  • Erica Mongé-Greer, ‘Singing the Exodus, Resistance Exegesis through Song by African Slaves in Early America’

  • Philip Johnston (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge) ‘The triennial offering’s negative oath (Deut 26:14) in scholarly hermeneutics’

  • James E. Patrick, ‘Interpreting the Creation Week in its Cultural and Narrative Context’

  • Michelle Brooker (Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham), ‘Beauty and Experience of Milk and Honey: A Phenomenological Aesthetic Approach to the Landscape of the Promised Land in the Book of Exodus’

  • Manoja Kumar Korada (IPCTSK, India), ‘The Creation Narrative in the Book of Genesis: The Narrator’s Hermeneutical Enterprise’

  • Tyndale Fellowship Lecture: Dr David James Reimer (University of St Andrews, Divinity Honorary Senior Lecturer), 'The Lambent Presence: The Shining Face of God in the OT'


Fri, 7 July: Panel Dialogue on Hermeneutical Practices

  • Kyle Faircloth (Palm Beach Atlantic University)

  • Jerry Hwang (Trinity Christian College) 

  • Brittany N. Melton (Palm Beach Atlantic University) 

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