Katherine E. Southwood

Katherine E. Southwood


Katherine E. Southwood is Associate Professor in Old Testament at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. She is author of Ethnicity and the Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra 9-10: An Anthropological Approach (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Salvador Dali

Intermarriage in Ezra-Nehemiah

The intermarriage narrative in Ezra-Nehemiah is a postexilic text that betrays increased awareness of ethnic identity among those returning from exile.