Dr. Ken Brown

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Prof. Kalimi)


  • 2004 B.A. in Biblical Studies, Trinity Western University, Canada.
  • 2007-2009 Research Assistant to Prof. Dirk Büchner, Trinity Western University.
  • 2010 M.A. in Biblical Studies, Trinity Western University. Thesis: Temple Christology in the Gospel of John (Supervisor: Prof. Tony Cummins).
  • 2010-2014 Member of the Sofja-Kovalevskaja Research Group, "Unity and Diversity in Early Jewish Monotheisms", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
  • 2011-2012 Guest Member of the Research Group "Götterbilder - Gottesbilder - Weltbilder: Polytheismus und Monotheismus in der Welt der Antike", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
  • 2015 Doctorate of Theology (Old Testament), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Supervisors: Dr. Nathan MacDonald and Prof. Hermann Spieckermann).
  • 2014-2015 Adjunct Instructor in "Biblical Literature", Whitworth University, USA.

Fields of Research

  • The Book of Job
  • Biblical Narrative
  • Biblical Theology
  • Redaction History of the Hebrew Bible
  • Reception History


  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • European Association of Biblical Studies

Publications (Selection)

  • The Vision in Job 4 and Its Role in the Book: Reframing the Development of the Joban Dialogue (Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism 4; Forschungen zum Alten Testament II/75; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015).
  • Vengeance and Vindication in Numbers 31", Journal of Biblical Literature 134.1 (2015): 65-84.
  • Co-Editor, with Nathan MacDonald, Monotheism in Late Prophetic and Early Apocalyptic Literature (Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism 3; Forschungen zum Alten Testament II/72; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014).
  • Review of The First Edition of the New Testament, by David Trobisch, Canadian Evangelical Review, Spring 2007, pgs. 83-86.
  • "Intercession. Hebrew Bible/Old Testament", in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (ed. Dale C. Allison Jr., et al.; Berlin: De Gruyter, in press).
  • "The Firstborn of Death: Monotheism and the Mythology of Death in Job 18", in Evil and Its Origins in Exilic and Post-Exilic Judaism (ed. Nathan MacDonald and Mette Bundved; Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism; Forschungen zum Alten Testament II; Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming).