Søren Holst

Søren Holst

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Hebrew Bible. Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran studies. Judaism in antiquity. Biblical and Qumran Hebrew.



Current research

Cognitive poetics and metaphorical theology in the Book of Psalms. Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls and related texts. Early Syriac language and literature.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    When the earth moves under your feet: Images of overcoming persecution in the Book of Psalms

    Holst, Søren, 29 May 2018, In: Nordisk Judaistik. 29, 1, p. 14-24 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Provisional, Primordial and Preexistent Temples in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Texts

    Holst, Søren, 2015, In: Jewish Studies. 50, p. 37*-50* 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Psalmists in Cramped and Open Spaces: A Cognitive Perspective on the Theology of Psalms

    Holst, Søren, 2014, In: Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament. 28, 2, p. 266-279 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Den gyldne harpe: Poetisk teologi i Davids og Grundtvigs salmer

    Holst, Søren & Bjerg, S., 2011, Alfa. 288 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  5. Published

    4Q173a: A Part of an Eschatological Midrash?

    Holst, Søren, 2011, The Mermaid and the Partridge: Essays from the Copenhagen Conference on Revising Texts from Qumran Cave Four. Leiden: Brill, p. 119-127 9 p. (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, Vol. 96).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Verbs and War Scroll: Studies in the Hebrew Verbal System and the Qumran War Scroll

    Holst, Søren, 2008, Uppsala: Anacapri. 178 p. (Studia Semitica Uppsaliensia, Vol. 25).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Kommentar til Første Mosebog

    Holst, Søren, 2007, København: Bibelselskabets Forlag. 151 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

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