Dr Jessie Rogers

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Dr Jessie Rogers
Sacred Scripture
Contact Details
Phone: 01708 3360
Office: Room 4, Dunboyne House.
Office hours:
Research Interests
  • Ancient and modern readings of the book of Job
  • Biblical Wisdom Literature (Sirach)
  • Biblical themes in Irish Stained Glass
  • Scripture and Social Justice
  • Godly Play

“Testament of Job as an Adaptation of LXX Job”, Text-critical and Hermeneutical Studies in the Septuagint, J. Cook and H.-J. Stipp (eds). (Vetus Testamentum Supplement Series 157 (Leiden: Brill, 2012) pp. 409-422.

M. Hayes and J. Rogers, “Lost in Translation” Irish Arts Review (Winter: Dec 2012 to Feb 2013), pp 128-131.

“The Lectionary: Reading Scripture with the Church” Glenstal Liturgical Conference, Living Stones: Celebrating 90 Years of Monastic Life, 20 Oct 2017. 

“Scripture and the Art of Remembering Well,” The Furrow 67/3 (Mar., 2016), 149-153.

“Our Comfort Zone and the Tower of Babel,” The Furrow 65/12 (Dec 2014), 606-610.

Subject External Examiner, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Waterford Institute of Technology, 2014-2018.


Undergraduate studies at the University of Natal, Durban (BSc 1989) and Bible Institute of South Africa (LTh 1992); Graduate Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Stellenbosch (M.A. 1994; D.Phil 2000). Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Cornerstone Christian College, Cape Town (2000-2007) and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (2007-2014). Concurrent lecturing roles at University of Stellenbosch (2000-2001), George Whitefield College (1997-2007), Baptist Theological Seminary (1998-2004), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (2007) and Dominican Biblical Institute, Limerick (2008 to present). Research Fellow, University of Stellenbosch (2012-present); Team Member, Orlagh Retreat Centre; Godly Play practitioner; Member of the Irish Biblical Association, South African Society for Near Eastern Studies and Old Testament Society of South Africa.