Dr Sandra Jacobs

Dr Sandra Jacobs


Email: sandra.jacobs@kcl.ac.uk

Dr Sandra Jacobs is currently the lecturer in Hebrew Bible, and is responsible for teaching Critical Approaches to the Hebrew Bible, together with Before the Canon: Second Temple Texts and Early Judaism, to include study of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Her introductory class in Aramaic Language and Grammar covers epigraphic sources, Elephantine, Qumran, and Targumic Aramaic.

Her publications include:

(forthcoming) “Women in Deuteronomy,” in The Oxford Handbook to Deuteronomy (ed. Don C. Benjamin; Oxford: OUP), DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190273552.013.13

(2021) “Law and The Profile of Justice,” in The Biblical World: Second Edition (ed. K.J. Dell; London and New York: Routledge), 87-114.

(2019) “The Unblemished Male? Castration and The Cut of Circumcision,” in Hebrew Masculinities Anew (ed. O.Creangă; Sheffield:  Phoenix Press), 107-124.

(2018) “ ‘The Disposable Wife’ as Property in the Hebrew Bible,” in Gender and Methodology in the Ancient Near East: Approaches from Assyriology and Beyond (eds. S. Budin, M. Cifarelli, A. Garcia-Ventura and A. Millet-Albà; Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona), 337-355.

(2014 repr. 2015) The Body as Property: Physical Disfigurement in Biblical Law (London and New York: T & T Clarke/Bloomsbury Academic Publishing).

(2012) “Terms of Endearment? The אשת יפת-תאר (Desirable Female Captive) and her Illicit Acquisition,” in Texts@Contexts: Exodus and Deuteronomy (ed. G. Yee and A. Brenner; Minneapolis: Fortress Press), 237-257.

(2010) “Instrumental Talion in Deuteronomic Law,” Zeitschrift für altorientalische und biblische Rechtsgeschichte, 16, 263-278.

Her books reviews are available at https://www.academia.edu/5785843/Book_Reviews