My area of interest is the Hebrew Bible. I have a special interest in the history of its reception, both early Second Temple and later Rabbinic and Patristic commentators. Most recently my research has focused on priestly literature, metaphors for sin and charity toward the poor.
Sin: A History (Yale, 2009)
Charity: The Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition (Yale, 2013)
“Through those who are Near Me I will Show Myself Holy: Nadab and Abihu and Apophatic Theology,” Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 2015.