R. W. L. Moberly

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R. W. (Walter) L. Moberly
Born (1952-03-26) 26 March 1952 (age 66)
Nationality English
Occupation Professor of Theology and Biblical Interpretation at Durham University
Academic background
Education PhD, University of Cambridge
Academic work
Main interests Biblical hermeneutics, Biblical Theology, Spirituality[1]
Notable works The Bible, Theology, and Faith: A Study of Abraham and Jesus. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
The Theology of the Book of Genesis. (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Old Testament Theology: Reading the Hebrew Bible as Christian Scripture. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013)

R. W. (Walter) L. Moberly (born 26 March 1952) (PhD, University of Cambridge) is an English theologian and professor of theology and biblical interpretation at Durham University.[1]

He was awarded an M.A. at Oxford and both an M.A., Ph.D. Cambridge, UK. He is also an ordained priest in the Church of England.

Walter Moberly is the great nephew of Professor Sir Walter Hamilton Moberly. Like his great uncle he was educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford.



  • Moberly, R. W. L. (1983). At the Mountain of God: Story and Theology in Exodus 32-34. Sheffield: JSOT Press.
  • ——— (1992). The Old Testament of the Old Testament: Patriarchal Narratives and Mosaic Yahwism. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. ISBN 978-0-800-61561-1.
  • ——— (1992). Genesis 12-50. Sheffield: JSOT Press.
  • ——— (1992). From Eden to Golgotha: Essays in Biblical Theology. Atlanta: Scholars Press.
  • ——— (2000). The Bible, Theology, and Faith: A Study of Abraham and Jesus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-77222-8.
  • ———; Rogerson, John W. (2001). Genesis and Exodus: with an Introduction by John Goldingay. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-841-27191-0.
  • ——— (2006). Prophecy and Discernment. Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-05104-0.
  • ——— (2009). The Theology of the Book of Genesis. Old Testament Theology. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-86631-6.
  • ——— (2013). Old Testament Theology: Reading the Hebrew Bible as Christian Scripture. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-04885-2.
  • ——— (2018). The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith. Theological Explorations for the Church Catholic. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-09951-9.

Articles & chapters[edit]

  • ——— (2003). "Does God Lie to His Prophets? The Story of Micaiah ben Imlah As a Test Case". Harvard Theological Review. 96 (1): 1–23.
  • ——— (2008). "Biblical Criticism and Religious Belief". Journal of Theological Interpretation. 2 (1): 71–100.
  • ——— (2008). "'In God We Trust'? The Challenge of the Prophets". Ex Auditu. 24: 18–33.
  • ——— (2009). "What is Theological Interpretation of Scripture?". Journal of Theological Interpretation. 3 (2): 161–178.
  • ——— (2010). "On Reading and Teaching the Old Testament". Concilium. 2010 (2): 91–98.


  1. ^ a b "Professor Walter Moberly - profile". Durham University. Retrieved 29 July 2015.

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