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Lieu, Prof. Judith Margaret locked

PhD; FBA 2014

Born 25 May 1951; d of John and Zoe Bending; m 1976, Samuel N. C. Lieu; one d

Lady Margaret’s Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge, 2007–18, now Emerita (Chair, Faculty Board of Divinity, 2010–14; University Gender Champion, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, 2015–17); Fellow, Robinson College, Cambridge, since 2008


Bromley High Sch. for Girls; Univ. of Durham (BA Hons Theol. 1972, MA Theol. 1973); Univ. of Oxford (PGCE 1974); Univ. of Birmingham (PhD 1980)


Hd of RE, Abbey Sch., Reading, 1974–76; Lectr in Biblical Studies, Queen’s Coll., Birmingham, 1981–84; Lectr in Christian Origins and Early Judaism, 1985–95, Reader in New Testament, 1995, KCL; Sen. Lectr in Hist., 1996–98, Associate Prof., 1998, Macquarie Univ., Sydney; Prof. of New Testament Studies, KCL, 1999–2007. Pres., Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 2015–16. Editor, New Testament Studies, 2003–09


The Second and Third Epistles of John: history and background, 1986; The Theology of the Johannine Epistles, 1991; (ed jtly) The Jews between Pagans and Greeks, 1994; Image and Reality: the Jews in the world of the Christians in the second century, 1996; The Gospel According to Luke, 1997; Neither Jew nor Greek: constructing early Christianity, 2002, 2nd edn 2015; Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World, 2004; (ed jtly) The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies, 2006; (ed jtly) Biblical Traditions in Transmission, 2006; I, II, III John, 2008; Marcion and the Making of a Heretic, 2015; (ed jtly) Christianity in the Second Century, 2017


reading, walking, theatre


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