Mary Dance Berry

Mary Dance Berry is a Ph.D. student in the Graduate Program in Religion, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament track. Her research interests include the minor prophets, divine judgment/justice, minoritized criticism, and comparative hermeneutics. In her dissertation, she rereads the book of Amos alongside American evangelical and African biblical scholars in effort to shed new light on the text, its theological significance, and the task of interpretation. Mary earned a B.A. in government and classical studies at Sweet Briar College and an M.Div. at Duke Divinity School.