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Research Biography

Associate Professor Elizabeth (Liz) Boase holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech and Hearing) from the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) and a Bachelor of Divinity (Honours) and PhD from Murdoch University. She completed her doctorate in 2003 in the field of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. Since graduating she has worked at the University of Notre Dame (2004-2008), and most recently at Uniting College/Adelaide College of Divinity (2009 to present). She has been the Academic Dean of the ACD for the past two years, and head of theology for Flinders University since 2014. Liz publishes regularly in the area of Hebrew Bible, with research strengths in the book of Lamentations, Jeremiah, and trauma hermeneutics. She presents regularly in Australia and overseas.

Research Interests

The Book of Lamentations

The Book of Jeremiah

Hebrew Poetry
Bakhtin and Biblical Studies
Genre and the Bible
Trauma Studies and the Hebrew Bible
Ecological Readings of the Hebrew Bible

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Murdoch University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2003

Bachelor (Honours), Murdoch University

Award Date: 14 Apr 1998

Bachelor, Curtin University

Award Date: 1 Dec 1984

External positions

Academic Dean, Adelaide College of Divinity

1 Jan 200931 Jan 2020

Keywords

  • BS The Bible
  • Hebrew Bible
  • Old Testament
  • Lamentations

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Research Output

Mis-Placed Bodies: The Interpenetration of Body and Place in Jeremiah

Boase, E., 2019, In : Australian Biblical Review. 67, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Desolate Land/Desolate People in Jeremiah and Lamentations

    Boase, E., 10 Aug 2017, Ecological Aspects of War: Engagements with Biblical Texts. Elvey, A., Dyer, K. & Guest, D. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, p. 97-115 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Bible through the Lens of Trauma

    Boase, E. & Frechette, C., 2016, Atlanta, Georgia: SBL Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

    Defining Trauma as a Useful Lens for Biblical Interpretation

    Boase, E. & Frechette, C., 2016, Bible Through the Lens of Trauma. SBL Press, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Fragmented Voices: Collective Identity and Traumatization in Lamentations

    Boase, E., 2016, Bible Through the Lens of Trauma. SBL Press, Vol. 86. p. 49-66 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter