Gillingham, S.E. 1951–

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Gillingham, S.E. 1951–

(Susan E. Gillingham, Susan E. Smethurst)

PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1951, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England; divorced; married Richard Smethurst (an educational administrator), 2000; children: Abigail, Esther. Ethnicity: "British/white." Education: University of Nottingham, B.Th. (with distinction), 1973; University of Exeter, postgraduate certificate of education (with distinction), 1974, M.A., 1978; Oxford University, D.Phil., 1987. Religion: Church of England. Hobbies and other interests: Travel, cultural and religious history of the Mediterranean.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—Worcester College, Oxford University, Oxford OX1 2HB, England. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Oxford University, Oxford, England, lecturer in Old Testament, 1994–, fellow and tutor in theology at Worcester College, 1994–.

MEMBER: Society of Old Testament Studies.


(Under name S.E. Gillingham) The Poems and Psalms of the Hebrew Bible, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1994.

One Bible, Many Voices: Different Approaches to Biblical Studies, Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, MI), 1998.

The Image, the Depths, and the Surface: Multivalent Approaches to Biblical Study, Sheffield Academic Press (Sheffield, England), 2002.

Contributor to books. Contributor to scholarly journals.

SIDELIGHTS: S.E. Gillingham told CA: "My main concerns are to bridge the gap between the use of the Psalms in the academy and the use of the Psalms in the church. Most of my papers, articles, and chapters in edited works reflect these concerns."