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Hayes, Beth

Beth Hayes

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Old Testament

BA, Northwest University
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
DPhil, Oxford University


Elizabeth Hayes is an affiliate professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary where she teaches Introduction to Old Testament, Ezekiel, and Psalms. She is also actively involved with the Society of Biblical Literature, the International SBL, and the European Association of Biblical Studies.


Dr. Hayes’s publications include several book sections and journal articles with a cognitive twist, including “Where Is the Lord? The Extended Great Chain of Being as a Source Domain for Conceptual Metaphor in the Egyptian Hallel Psalms, 113–118” in Metaphors in the Psalms (edited by P. van Hecke and Antje Labahn, 2010) and “The One Who Brings Justice: Conceptualizing the Role of ‘the Servant’ in Isaiah 42.1–4 and Matthew 12.15-21” in Let Us Go up to Zion: Essays in Honour of H. G. M. Williamson on the Occasion of His Sixty-Fifth Birthday (edited by Ian Provan and Mark J. Boda, 2012). Hayes has also contributed an article titled “Justice, Righteousness” to the Dictionary of the Old Testament Prophets (edited by Mark J. Boda and J. G. McConville, 2012). An edited volume, Doubling and Duplicating in Genesis, coedited with Karolien Vermeulen, was published in 2018.