Dr Nina Collins

Teaching:

1989-1999 Lecturer in Judaism in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies in the University of Leeds.

1995-2010 Lecturer in Modern Hebrew in the Language Centre in the University of Leeds

PUBLICATIONS:

BOOKS

The Library in Alexandria and the Bible in Greek (Brill, Netherlands, 2000)

 Jesus, the Sabbath and the Jewish Debate (T &T Clark, Bloomsbury: London/New York, 2014)

PEER REVIEWED PUBLISHED PAPERS:

“The Post Biblical Traditions of the Names of the Father-in-Law of Moses”, Transactions of the British Association of Jewish Studies (1989).

“The Pre-Exilic Calendar Day of David and the Amalekites; A Note on I Sam 30:17”, Vetus Testamentum, 41, 2 (1991), pp. 203-210.

“Ezekiel, the Author of the Exagoge: His Calendar and Home”, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 22, 2 (1991), pp. 201-211.

“282 BCE: The Date of the Translation of the Pentateuch into Greek under Ptolemy II”, in The Septuagint and its Relations to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Writings, ed. G. Brooke & B. Lindars (SBLSCS, Atlanta, 1992), pp. 403-503.

“Antisemitism in the 1930’s: Austrian Patent No. 142246”, History Workshop Journal, 35 (1993), pp.199-205.

“Notes on the Text of Exodus XXI 22”, Vetus Testamentum, 43, 3 (1993), pp. 289-301.

“Did Esther Fast on the 15th Nisan? An Extended Comment on Esther 3:12”, Revue Biblique  (1993), pp. 533-561

“The Jewish Hellenistic Fragmentary Writers”, in Dictionary of Biblical Judaism (Macmillan 1994)

“Evidence in the Septuagint of a Tradition in which the Israelites Left Egypt Without Pharaoh’s Consent”, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 56, 3 (1994), pp. 442-448.

“The Various Fathers of Ptolemy I”, Mnemosyne, 50, 4 (1997), pp. 436-476

“Observations on the Jewish Background of 2 Corinthians 3:9, 3:7, 3:8 and 3:11” in Trevor J. Burke and J. Keith Elliott (eds.) Paul and the Corinthians: Studies on a Community in Conflict (Leiden: Brill, 2003), pp.75-92

“The Jewish Source of Rom 5:17, 16, 10 and 9: The Verses of Paul in Relation to a Comment in the Mishnah at m. Macc 3.15”, Review Biblique, 112-1, 2005, pp. 27-45.

 “Healing and Saving Life from Starvation, Mark 2:23-26, Luke 6:1-5, and Matthew 12:1‑8”, Biblical Theology Bulletin, 45/4, pp. 195‑201

http://btb.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/45/4/215.pdf?ijkey=El3AZNr4vauqzCV&keytype=finite

“Did the Israelites Leave Egypt with Unleavened Bread? The Historical Significance of the Israelite’s Food”, Biblical Theology Bulletin, 46/1, pp. 3–11

http://btb.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/46/1/3.pdf?ijkey=2zbSYE8OEsDK7bH&keytype=finite