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Chris Heard’s
Research Projects

Projects in Progress

“Gone but Not Forgotten: Hagar and Ishmael in Western Creativity.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, Illinois, November 2012.

Genesis 1–21 through the Centuries. Blackwell Bible Commentaries. Manuscript due to the editor in September 2012.

Review of Tryggve Mettinger, The Eden Narrative: A Literary and Religio-historical Study of Genesis 2–3 (Eisenbrauns, 2007).

Recently Completed

“Genesis 1: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, California, November 2011.

“Animated Films.” Pp. 26–31 in Encyclopedia of Religion and Film. Ed. Eric Michael Mazur. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2011.

“God.” Pp. 197–203 in Encyclopedia of Religion and Film. Ed. Eric Michael Mazur. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2011.

“What Does the Mob Want Lot to Do in Genesis 19:9?” Hebrew Studies 51 (2010) 95–105.

“Penitent to a Fault: Reading David in Psalm 51.” Pp. 163–174 in The Fate of King David: The Past and Present of a Biblical Icon. Ed. Tod Linafelt, Claudia V. Camp, and Timothy Beal. London: Continuum, 2010.