Jewish and Christian interpretations of Scripture in antiquity; Jewish translations of the Bible into Greek, Aramaic and Syriac; Jerome's Vulgate; the life and work of Jacob of Edessa (late 7th century); Aramaic incantation bowls; biblical lexicography.
'Messianism in Ancient Bible Translations in Greek and Latinâ€ in Redemption and Resistance, eds. M. Bockmuehl and J.N. Carlton Paget (Edinburgh, 2007), 245-61.
'Jacob of Edessa's Life and Work: A Biographical Sketchâ€, and 'Jacob of Edessa's Version of 1-2 Samuel: Its Method and Text-Critical Value,â€ in Jacob of Edessa and the Syriac Culture of His Day, eds. R.B. ter Haar Romeny and K.D. Jenner (MPIL; Leiden, 2008), 1-10, 127-144.
'The relationship of LXX and the Three in Exodus 1-24 to the readings of Fbâ€ in Jewish Reception of Greek Bible Versions, eds. N. de Lange, J. Krivoruchko, and C. Boyd-Taylor (TÃ¼bingen, 2009), 103-127.
'Keeping it in the Family? Jacob and his Aramean Heritage according to Jewish and Christian Sourcesâ€, in The Exegetical Encounter between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity, eds. E. Grypeou and H. Spurling. Jewish and Christian Perspectives Series, 18 (Leiden, 2009), 205-220.