Let Us Go Up to Zion: Essays in Honour of H.G.M. Williamson on the Occasion of His Sixty-fifth Birthday (Vetus Testamentum Supplements v. 153)

Let Us Go Up to Zion: Essays in Honour of H.G.M. Williamson on the Occasion of His Sixty-fifth Birthday (Vetus Testamentum Supplements v. 153)

By: Iain W. Provan (editor), Mark J. Boda (editor)Hardback

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This volume honours Professor H. G. M. Williamson, Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University through a collection of essays by colleagues and former students from across the globe. The various contributions intersect with the previous work of Professor Williamson, with special emphasis on the history of biblical research, study of the Hebrew language and Hebrew textual traditions, post-exilic historiography (Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah) and the prophets (especially Isaiah).

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About Author

Iain Provan, Ph.D. (1986) in Old Testament, University of Cambridge, is Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada). His publications have focused on Old Testament historiography, narrative and theology, with particular attention to the books of Kings, Lamentations and Song of Songs/Ecclesiastes. Mark J. Boda, Ph.D. (1996) in Old Testament, University of Cambridge, is Professor of Old Testament at McMaster Divinity College and Professor in the Faculty of Theology at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. His publications have focused on the study of the Old Testament with emphasis on the Penitential Prayer and theological traditions, Persian period prophecy and historiography, and Old Testament Theology.

Contents

Contributors include: Bill Arnold, Hans Barstad, John Barton, Mark Boda, Kevin Cathcart, David Clines, Graham Davies, John Day, Iain Duguid, John Emerton, Richard Friedman, Susan Gillingham, Robert Gordon, Judith Hadley, Anselm Hagedorn, Elizabeth Hayes, Sara Japhet, John Jarick, Gary Knoppers, Arie van der Kooij, Reinhard Kratz, Andre Lemaire, Andrew Macintosh, J. Gordon McConville, Jill Middlemas, Alan Millard, Patrick Miller, Nadav Naaman, Iain Provan, David Reimer, Wolter Rose, Alison Salvesen, Kevin Spawn, Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, Thomas Willi.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/2012
  • ISBN13: 9789004215986
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 518
  • ID: 9789004215986
  • weight: 1014
  • ISBN10: 9004215980

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