Dr Megan Daffern

The Reverend Dr Megan Daffern

Research Interests

The Psalms; Old Testament prayer; Memory in the Bible; Biblical Hermeneutic methods informed by Linguistics

Current projects: The link between the Jerusalem Temple as a place of judgement and as a place of worship; righteousness in the Psalms. The place of the Chapel in the Collegiate University.

General Interests

Biblical Interpretation; the Bible and the Church; the Bible and the Academy; ancient texts

Select Publications

Songs of the Spirit: A Psalm a Day for Lent and Easter, SPCK, London, 2017 forthcoming.

The Semantic Field of ‘Remembering’ in the Psalms, JSOT, 2016, vol. 41(1), pp. 79-97.

Repeat the Song! The Psalms and the Eucharist, ExpT, 2016, vol. 127(12), pp. 585-595.

The Psalms: Places for Remembering, in J. Flebbe and M. Wolter (Eds.) Holy Places in Biblical and Extrabiblical Traditions. V&R Unipress, Göttingen, 2016, pp. 79-94.


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