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Directory of Contributors

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

Directory of Contributors

Glenda Abramson

Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford

Israeli Literature

Ana M. Acosta

Department of English, Brooklyn College–CUNY

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Paul Apodaca

Department of Sociology, Chapman University

Native American Art

Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University

Renaissance Visual Art

Samantha Arten

Duke University

Tavener, John

Timothy Beal

Case Western Reserve University


Paul Berry

Yale School of Music, Yale University

Brahms, Johannes

Bryan D. Bibb

Department of Religion, Furman University

Copland, Aaron

Peter Bien

Department of English, Dartmouth College, Emeritus

Kazantzakis, Nikos

Tom Bishop

University of Auckland

Shakespeare, William

Fiona C. Black

Department of Religious Studies, Mount Allison University

Caribbean Art

Edith L. Blumhofer

Wheaton College

Crosby, Frances Jane; Protestant Hymns

Roland Boer

School of Literature, Renmin University of China

Australian and New Zealand Art

Joy R. Bostic

Department of Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University

African American Visual Art

Marshall Boswell

Department of English, Rhodes College

Updike, John

Ruth B. Bottigheimer

Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Stony Brook University

Children’s Bibles and Literature; Family Bibles

Susan Boynton

Department of Music, Columbia University

Medieval Music

Linzy Brady

Independent scholar


Jewel Spears Brooker

Department of Literature, Eckerd College, Emerita

Eliot, T. S.

Jane K. Brown

Departments of Germanics and Comparative Literature, University of Washington

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Nicholas Alexander Brown

Library of Congress

Britten, Benjamin; MacMillan, James

Theodore W. Burgh

Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Carolina

Music of the Bible

Mellonee Burnim

Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University

Gospel Music

Joy H. Calico

Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University


Dan W. Clanton Jr.

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Doane College

Mahler, Gustav

Anne L. Clark

Department of Religion, University of Vermont

Hildegard of Bingen; Julian of Norwich

A. T. Coates

Graduate Program in Religion, Duke University

Protestant Art and Iconography

Christine A. Colón

Department of English, Wheaton College

Brontë, Charlotte

Frédéric Conrod

Department of Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University


Roger J. Crum

University of Dayton

Bellini, Giovanni

David Dault

Chicago Sunday Evening Club and Things Not Seen Radio

Print Bibles

Catherine Delano-Smith

School of Advanced Study, University of London


Katharine J. Dell

Faculty of Divinity, St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge


Anne Derbes

Hood College


Ding Fang

School of Arts, Renmin University of China

Chinese Art

John Drury

All Souls College

Herbert, George

Jeffrey Einboden

English Department, Northern Illinois University

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Joe B. Fulton

Department of English, Baylor University

Twain, Mark

Stephan Füssel

Institut f ür Buchwissenschaft, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Cranach, Lucas

Susan Gardiner

Freelance writer and arts professional, Auckland, New Zealand

McCahon, Colin

Jason Geary

School of Music, Theatre & Dance, University of Michigan

Mendelssohn, Felix

Mark K. George

Iliff School of Theology


Elina Gertsman

Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University

Medieval Visual Art

Michael J. Gilmour

Department of Biblical and Theological Studies, Providence University College

Dylan, Bob; New Testament Literature

Norman Girardot

Professor Emeritus, Department of Religion Studies, Lehigh University, Emeritus

Folk and Outsider Art

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Loyola Marymount University

Latin American Art

Brenton Grom

Case Western Reserve University

Morris, Leila Naylor; Watts, Isaac

David M. Gunn

Texas Christian University

Illustration, Bible; Reproductions, Biblical

Joel Harter

Elon University

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

John Harvey

School of Art, Aberystwyth University


Andrew W. Hass

School of Arts & Humanities, University of Stirling

Modern Literature

Peter S. Hawkins

Yale Divinity School, Yale University

Dante Alighieri

Michael P. Hemenway

Department of Religious Studies, Iliff School of Theology

Indie Music

Grant Henley

Wheaton College

Rilke, Rainer Maria

Gavin Hopps

Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, University of St. Andrews

Byron, George Gordon

Ray Horton

Case Western Reserve University

Robinson, Marilynne

Justine Howe

Case Western Reserve University

Islamic Visual Art

Sheila Hassell Hughes

Saint Mary’s College of California

Teresa of Avila

Clara A. B. Joseph

Department of English, University of Calgary

South Asian Art

Donald M. Kartiganer

Department of English, University of Mississippi, Emeritus

Faulkner, William

Tammy L. Kernodle

Music Department, Miami University

Jazz Music

Jeffrey F. Keuss

University Scholars Program, Seattle Pacific University

McCarthy, Cormac; Rock Music; U2

Kevin Killeen

University of York

English Literature, Early Modern

Sara Kipfer

Evangelisch-Theologische Fakultät, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität

Baroque Visual Art

Alison Knight

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, University of Cambridge

Donne, John; Sermons

George P. Landow

Brown University, Emeritus

Victorian Literature

Nancy C. Lee

Department of Religious Studies, Elmhurst College

Hebrew Biblical Poetry

Birgit Lodes

University of Vienna

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Rowena Loverance

Independent scholar

Byzantine Visual Art

Magdalena Mączyńska

Marymount Manhattan College

Fiction, Biblical

Simon Marsden

Department of English, University of Liverpool

Brontë, Emily

Carolyn M. Jones Medine

Religion Department, University of Georgia

African American Literature

Inessa Medzhibovskaya

Department of Liberal Studies, The New School for Social Research and Department of Literary Studies, Eugene Lang College

Tolstoy, Leo

Daniel R. Melamed

Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

Bach, Johann Sebastian; Cantata

Darren J. N. Middleton

Texas Christian University

Reggae Music

Alison Milbank

Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Nottingham

Gothic Literature

Jolyon Mitchell

University of Edinburgh


Ann-Janine Morey

Department of English, James Madison University

Gordon, Mary; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Klára Móricz

Amherst College

Stravinsky, Igor

Brian Murdoch

School of Languages, Cultures, and Religions, University of Stirling, Emeritus

Lewis, C. S.; Medieval Literature; Musicals

James Najarian

English Department, Boston College

Keats, John

Kenneth N. Ngwa

Drew Theological School

African Art

Valérie Nicolet-Anderson

Institut Protestant de Théologie, Paris

Cohen, Leonard

Ilana Pardes

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Melville, Herman

Dorina Miller Parmenter

School of Liberal Studies, Spalding University

Material Scripture

George Pattison

University of Glasgow

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Shelley Perlove

Franzel Center of Judaic Studies, University of Michigan


Steven Plank

Department of Musicology, Oberlin College

Purcell, Henry

S. Brent Plate

Hamilton College

Modern and Contemporary Visual Art

David Plylar

Music Division, Library of Congress

Bruckner, Joseph Anton; Messiaen, Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles

Pierpaolo Polzonetti

University of Notre Dame

Haydn, (Franz) Joseph

Mark Allan Powell

Trinity Lutheran Seminary

Christian Music, Contemporary

David H. Price

Department of Religious Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Dürer, Albrecht

Katherine M. Quinsey

Department of English Language, Literature, and Creative Writing, University of Windsor

Pope, Alexander

Yosefa Raz

Hebrew University

Jewish Literature

Adele Reinhartz

Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa


Jonathan Roberts

School of English, University of Liverpool

Wordsworth, William

Bobby C. Rogers

Union University

Levertov, Denise

Deborah W. Rooke

Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford

Handel, George Frideric

David J. Rothenberg

Department of Music, Case Western Reserve University

Mass; Renaissance Music; Requiem

Christopher Rowland

The Queen’s College, University of Oxford

Blake, William

Tex Sample

Saint Paul School of Theology, Emeritus

Country Music

Mark Sandona

Hood College


Alessandro Scafi

The Warburg Institute, University of London


Regina M. Schwartz

Department of English, Northwestern University

Milton, John

Carl H. Sederholm

Brigham Young University

King, Stephen

Carolyn J. Sharp

Yale Divinity School

Hebrew Biblical Narrative

George M. Smiga

Department of Scripture, Saint Mary Seminary, Wickliffe, Ohio


Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Department of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University

Blues Music; Folk Music; McCahon, Colin

Ori Z. Soltes

Department of Theology, Georgetown University

Bernard of Clairvaux; Donatello; Jewish Visual Art

Jeffrey Spier

Department of Classics, University of Arizona

Christian Visual Art, Early

Shirley A. Stave

Louisiana Scholars’ College, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Morrison, Toni

Barry Stephenson

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Leonardo da Vinci; Ritual Art

Brent A. Strawn

Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Rap and Hip-Hop Music

Hannah M. Strømmen

University of Glasgow

Atwood, Margaret

John H. Timmerman

Department of English, Calvin College

Steinbeck, John

Samuel Tongue

Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow

Romantic Literature

Barbara von Barghahn

Department of Fine Arts and Art History, George Washington University

Eyck, Jan van; Rubens, Peter Paul

William E. Wallace

Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis


Richard G. Walsh

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Methodist University

Borges, Jorge Luis; Jesus Movies

J. R. Watson

Department of English, University of Durham

Wesley, Charles

Gerald O. West

School of Religion and Theology, University of KwaZulu-Natal

African Art

Christiania Whitehead

Department of English and Comparative Lit Studies, University of Warwick

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Franklin Wilson

Senior Pastor, Luther Memorial Church

Percy, Walker

Pamela D. Winfield

Department of Religious Studies, Elon University

Japanese Art

Ralph C. Wood

Department of Religion, Baylor University

O’Connor, Flannery; Tolkien, J. R. R.

Lloyd Worley

Department of English, University of Northern Colorado

Rice, Anne

Eric M. Zafran

Retired Hilles Curator of European Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Doré, Gustave

Zhang Jing (Cathy)

Institute for the Promotion of Chinese Language and Culture, School of Liberal Arts, Renmin University of China

Chinese Art