Dr. Jones enjoys the opportunity to teach students the Old Testament. In his teaching he attempts to awaken the interest of and help develop competence in this largely neglected part of the Bible. His research interests are Biblical Hebrew (specifically syntax and lexicography) and the book of Psalms. He is currently serving as a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge (2018-2019). There he is researching reflexivity in Biblical Hebrew as well as various studies on semantics and syntax.

Selected Publications

  • Solomon: Language, Reception History, and Interpretation of 1 Kgs 3-11 (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Academic, forthcoming).
  • Editor. The Unfolding of Your Words Gives Light: Studies on Biblical Hebrew in Honor of George L. Klein (University Park: PA: Eisenbrauns, forthcoming 2018).
  • Valency of the Hithpael: The Contribution of Valency to Lexicography (Arbeiten zur Text und Sprache im Alten Testament; St. Ottilien: EOS, 2017).
  • “Direct Reflexivity in Biblical Hebrew: A Note on נפשׁ.” Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 129 (2017): 411-426.
  • “Zeit, Raum und Völker:חסד ואמת  in Ps 117.” Biblische Notizen 178 (forthcoming 2018).