2018 spring and summer terms
Lincoln H. Blumell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University (Provo). He is a visiting scholar at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute during summer semester 2018.
Blumell holds graduate degrees from the University of Calgary, University of Oxford, and University of Toronto. He specializes in Early Christianity and Greek and Coptic papyrology and epigraphy. He has published two books, Lettered Christians: Christians, Letters, and Late Antique Oxyrhynchus (Brill, 2012) and Christian Oxyrhyhnchus: Texts, Documents, and Sources (Baylor University Press, 2015), with Thomas A. Wayment, and has a third book in press, Didymus the Blind’s Commentary on the Psalms 26:10–29:2 and 36:1–3 (Brepols, Corpus Christianorum Series Graeca). He is also the author of numerous articles.
While at the Institute, Lincoln will be working on a monograph on Didymus the Blind’s lectures on Psalms, currently under review with Society of Biblical Literature’s series Writings from the Greco-Roman World.