Carolyn J. Sharp

Professor of Hebrew Scriptures
409 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-2167

Professor Sharp’s research explores aspects of the composition and theology of Hebrew Scripture texts. She is interested in literary analysis, homiletics, critical theory, feminist interpretation, and emancipatory pedagogy. Her books include Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible (2009), Old Testament Prophets for Today (2009), and Wrestling the Word: The Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Believer (2010). Professor Sharp has edited a number of volumes, the most recent being The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (2016). Her current projects include a commentary on Joshua (Smyth & Helwys) and a commentary on Jeremiah 26-52 (Kohlhammer Verlag).