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Thomson, Chris



full name

  • Dr Chris Thomson


  • Chris Thomson joined Moore in July 2016, having previously been Teaching Fellow in Biblical Studies at the University of Edinburgh, Affiliated Lecturer in Hebrew Studies at the University of Cambridge, Visiting Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Oak Hill College, London, and Junior Research Fellow at Tyndale House, Cambridge.

    Chris studied law at Oxford, trained as a Chartered Accountant, and served on the ministry staff of St Helen’s, Bishopsgate, before undertaking theological studies at Oak Hill College and Cambridge. Subjects Chris has taught include introductory, intermediate, and advanced biblical Hebrew, biblical Aramaic, introductory and intermediate New Testament Greek, and the books of Deuteronomy, Ruth, Daniel, Zechariah, Romans, and Hebrews. He has tutored several other subjects, including courses on the Pentateuch, Job, Old Testament Theology, and the exilic period.

author of

  • academic article

    • The "Seven Eyes" of Zech 3:9 and the Meaning of the Dual Form
  • blog posting

    • Rethinking Contentment
  • conference paper

    • Was the Exile a Payment of Debt? The Supposed rṣh II in Lev. 26 and Isa. 40:2
    • When Is a God Not a God? The Semantics of Biblical Monotheism
    • Righteousness in the Hebrew Bible and Misconceptions in New Testament Scholarship
    • What Is Aspect? Competing Definitions in Linguistics and New Testament Studies
    • Deuteronomy and the Passover Lamb: A Case of Semantic Overloading?
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