Dr. Thelle specializes in Old Testament and Hebrew Bible studies, and her research has been published in various languages including English. Her most recent book is Discovering Babylon (Routledge 2018). She has also published Ask God: Divine Consultation in the Literature of the Hebrew Bible (Peter Lang, 2002) and Approaches to the Chosen Place: Accessing a Biblical Concept (Continuum 2012), as well as an edited volume, New Perspectives on Old Testament Prophecy and History (2015). Dr.Thelle has alos published over a dozen journal articles on biblical prophecy, holy war, topics of gende and power, and the history of research. Professor Rannfrid enjoys traveling and has taken numerous groups on study tours to countries in the Middle East. She is also a frequent speaker at community venues for adult education in Wichita. 

Ph.D., Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo, Norway, 1999

Students interested in a Religion Minor or Field Major should contact Dr. Thelle