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Imaging the Bible in Wales.
The Bible and the Visual Imagination.
Imaging the Bible in Wales. The Bible and Art. Art in the Abrahamic Faiths.




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Martin O'Kane

BA, MA (University College, Dublin), PhD (University of Edinburgh)

Centre Director and Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies

Areas of Interest

• Interdisciplinary approaches to the Hebrew Bible, particularly those relating to the visual arts.
• Postcolonial approaches to the Hebrew Bible.
• Organisation of  student study trips to Jerusalem.

Areas of  Responsibility

• Director of the Research Centre, The Bible and the Visual Imagination
• Director of the AHRC funded project, Interpreting the Bible and its Visual Expression within the Cultural Landscape of Wales.
• Director of the British Academy funded project, Text and Image: Towards an Interdisciplinary Methodology.
• Co-chair of The Bible and Visual Culture Section of the International Society of Biblical Literature.
• Co-chair of the The Bible and Visual Culture Section of the European Association of Biblical Studies.
• Editor of  Scripture Bulletin, the journal of the Catholic Biblical Association of Great Britain.

Areas of Research Supervision

Hebrew Bible and joint supervision (with Professor John Harvey, School of Art, University of Wales, Aberystwyth) of interdisciplinary areas relating to the Bible and the Arts.

Publications | Recent Conference and Seminar Papers

Martin O'Kane.