Jonathan Homrighausen,

Jonathan Homrighausen

Jonathan Homrighausen is a scholar, educator, calligraphic artist, and doctoral student in Hebrew Bible at Duke University, where he is writing a dissertation about the reception history of Esther in the tradition of the decorated megillat Esther. Currently he is writing a book for Liturgical Press on the Song of Songs in calligraphy and lettering arts, especially The Saint John’s Bible. He is also author of Illuminating Justice: The Ethical Imagination of The Saint John's Bible (Liturgical, 2018), and his writing has appeared in Religion and the Arts, Image Journal, Transpositions, and the Visual Commentary on Scripture.

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Bible. Old Testament

Recent Publications

  1. Homrighausen, J, Touching sacred texts, touching history: Using manuscripts to teach scribal practices and material scripture in the biblical studies survey course, Teaching Theology and Religion, vol. 23 no. 4 (December, 2020), pp. 276-285 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Homrighausen, J, Letters, Music, Flesh: Calligraphy as Sacred Art among Christians and Jews, Image no. 105 (July, 2020)
  3. Homrighausen, J, Words Made Flesh Incarnational, Multisensory Exegesis in DonaldJackson's Biblical Art, Religion and the Arts, vol. 23 no. 3 (June, 2019), pp. 240-272, Brill [doi]  [abs]
  4. Homrighausen, J, Illuminating Justice: The Ethical Imagination of The Saint John’s Bible (June, 2018), Liturgical Press, ISBN 978-0-8146-4455-3  [abs]
  5. Homrighausen, J, Jesus in the Garden Temple: Intertextuality and Visual Exegesis of the Song of Songs in The Saint John’s Bible (November, 2017)