Collin Cornell is Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Before Emory, he taught for three years as a visiting assistant professor of biblical studies in the School of Theology at the University of the South (Sewanee), and he managed the school’s Center for Religion and Environment. He is the author of Divine Aggression in Psalms and Inscriptions from Cambridge University Press and the editor of Divine Doppelgängers: YHWH’s Ancient Look-Alikes from Penn State University Press.


PhD, Emory University
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary
BA, Columbia International University

Other Publications

Interpretatio among Levantines in Hellenistic Egypt.” In What’s in a Divine Name? Religious Systems and Human Agency in the Ancient Mediterranean, ed. Corinne Bonnet. Berlin: de Gruyter, forthcoming 2024.

“Transjordanian Gods.” In The Religions around the Old Testament, ed. Brent A. Strawn, Richard Purcell, and Jeffrey G. Audirsch. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, forthcoming 2023.

“The Royal Psalms, or: The King in the Psalms.” In Cambridge Companion to the Psalms, ed. Brent A. Strawn and Joel M. LeMon. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023.

(co-authored with Brent A. Strawn) “Is Judean Religion at Elephantine a Pidgin? Reassessing Its Relationship to Its Antecedents and Congeners.” Pages 153–182 in Elephantine in Context, ed. Reinhard G. Kratz and Bernd U. Schipper. FAT 1. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2021.

“Names of God in the Hebrew Bible.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. July 29, 2019. Oxford University Press. [DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.144]

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