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Professor Martin Goodman FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History Middle East



Current post

  • Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Oxford; Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Birmingham, 1977 - 1986
  • Reader, Professor in Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, 1991


The ruling class of Judaea 1987


Representations of empire: Rome and the Mediterranean world _PBA_ 2002


Mission and conversion 1994


Rome and Jerusalem 2007


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The Old Testament; theory and practice of biblical interpretation, biblical ethics, history of the Old and New Testament canons, and prophecy in ancient Israel.

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Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.

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Sanskritic Hindu thought, including classical Vedanta, and 19th-century Bengal; comparative study, with special reference to Hinduism and Indian Christianity

Professor Hugh McLeod

Social history of Christianity in western Europe and the USA in the 19th and 20th century, including urban and working class history, secularisation and international comparison