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New Research Fellow: Dr John Meade

In August the research fellows welcomed Dr John Meade to the Center’s board of research fellows. Here is a brief bio about Dr Meade.

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Dr. John Meade is Associate Professor of Old Testament and Co-Director of the Text & Canon Institute at Phoenix Seminary. He serves as co-chairman of the Septuagint Studies section at the Evangelical Theological Society and Member at Large on the Executive Committee of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies. His research interests include canon formation, Old Testament textual criticism, Origen’s Hexapla and the philological project of the Caesarean Library, and the biblical languages.

 Dr. Meade has published articles on Origen’s Hexapla, Septuagint, and Old Testament Textual Criticism. He co-authored The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis (OUP 2018) and his A Critical Edition of the Hexaplaric Fragments of Job 22–42 (Peeters forthcoming) will appear soon. He is a member of ETS, SBL, and IOSCS. He has just returned from moderating a workshop on Early Christians and the Books at the Edges of the Canon and giving a paper on Origen’s philological work on books outside of the Jewish canon at the International Conference on Patristic Studies in Oxford.

You can follow him on Twitter @drjohnmeade and he blogs at the Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog.