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Note especially this bit- The Jordanian Lead Books – Panel discussion (Dr James Aitken (Cambridge), Dr Margaret Barker (Borrowash), Professor Bernhard Lang (Paderborn), and Professor Alan Millard (Liverpool). Oh my. Still?
The first paper by Andrew Mayes of Dublin was super interesting- examining Joseph as an anti-hero and attempting to place the Joseph story in its historical context. The book exhibit opened, and we had coffee and tea too. So far, … Continue reading
And I still feel pretty wretched. Coughing, headache, blah. And to compound the fun, there was no hot water in the shower this morning. Still, there are papers to hear and books to see and photos to snap. More anon. … Continue reading
I took the bus back into Nottingham- hoping the fresh air would help me feel a little better (I have a cold). Here are some shots from there from the bus and then back at the hall with others waiting … Continue reading
I’ve made it to Cripps Hall but can’t get the room key till 3. So I have some time to kill. Here are some photos to while away the moments.
Though things continue on through lunch on the 5th I’ll actually depart around 10 so that I can arrive in Birmingham in plenty of time for the Lecture at Newman University. I’ll, of course, be posting travel photos all along … Continue reading
Dear SOTS member, Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is the deadline for booking attendance at the Winter Meeting at the cheaper rate. If you haven’t booked yet and wish to catch it at the lower price, email the hospitality … Continue reading
I’m all booked with plane tickets and room. Looking forward to it very much.
Bloomsbury will publish this volume in the Winter. The volume, being published by Bloomsbury T&T Clark in the Library of Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament Studies, comprises seven essays by long-serving Officers of the Society: ‘The Origins of the Society for … Continue reading
Pillaged from the group’s FB page– SOTS meetings are always the best. The atmosphere is excellent and the assembly collegial. I’m looking forward to being in Nottingham this January for the Winter meeting. If you’re a person with proper qualifications … Continue reading
Some of you may know that I’m on the editorial board of SJOT. As such I have the task of enlisting reviewers for volumes published here in North America. One such volume arrived today from Eerdmans: If you are a … Continue reading
If you haven’t checked out the SOTS webpage lately you should. Jonathan Stökl and Jim ‘James’ Aitken are doing a fantastic job keeping it in tip top condition and added a super new feature- the Conference Calendar. It’s on the … Continue reading
Mat Collins writes on the SOTS facebook page- For those interested in that sort of thing, it was 100 years ago today (29th June 1916) that the first proper planning meeting for SOTS was held. Nine scholars met in the … Continue reading
This month’s carnival has a British flavor: every post is by a British scholar (or one who has been to Britain or who has family from Britain or ancestors therefrom or who has flown over Britain on their way to … Continue reading