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Department of Theology and Religion

Profiles

Mrs Madison N. Pierce, MDiv, BA

Integrated PhD Student in the Department of Theology and Religion

Contact Mrs Madison N. Pierce (email at m.n.pierce@durham.ac.uk)

Thesis: Divine Discourse in the Epistle to the Hebrews

My thesis explores the quotations spoken by the Father, Son, and Spirit in the Epistle to the Hebrews. I argue that the content and participants for each quotation contributes to the author’s characterization of those figures and serve as the backbone for his argument.

Research Interests

  • Hebrews
  • Trinitarian Theology
  • Theological Interpretation of Scripture
  • Pneumatology

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Pierce, Madison N. (2017). Hebrews 3.7–4.11 and the Spirit’s Speech to the Community. In Muted Voices of the New Testament: Readings in the Catholic Epistles and Hebrews. Hockey, Katherine M., Pierce, Madison N. & Watson, Francis T&T Clark.
  • Pierce, Madison N. (2017). Wilderness Traditions in Paul, Hebrews, and the Wisdom of Solomon. In Paul and the Greco-Roman Philosophical Tradition. Dodson, Joseph R. & Andrew W. Pitts T&T Clark.

Edited book

  • Hockey, Katherine M., Pierce, Madison N. & Watson, Francis (2017). Muted Voices of the New Testament: Readings in the Catholic Epistles and Hebrews. LNTS. T&T Clark.

Journal Article

Conference Paper

  • Pierce, Madison N. (2015), Hebrews and the Akedah: The Identification of Jesus with a Patriarch, Annual Seminar on OT in the NT. Hawarden, UK, Hawarden.
  • Pierce, Madison N. (2015), The Wilderness Space in Hebrews and Wisdom of Solomon, SBL Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, USA, Atlanta GA.
  • Pierce, Madison N. (2014), 'Just as the Holy Spirit Says': Hebrews 3:7–4:11 and the Spirit's Promise of Rest, SBL International Meeting. Vienna, Austria, Vienna.