Category Archives: SOTS

SOTS Summer Meeting 2017

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?

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Lunch And The 100th Anniversary Essay Collection

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Papers, Books, and Coffee

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

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A Full Day Ahead…

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

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The Presidential Address, #SOTS2017

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SOTS 2017 Reception and Dinner

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The Fun Begins, and Room Shots Too

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With Time to Kill…

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

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Around the SOTS Venue

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.

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The 2017 SOTS Winter Meeting Agenda

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

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Last Chance for SOTS Earlybird Registration

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

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The SOTS 2017 Winter Meeting Booking Form

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The SOTS 2017 Winter Meeting Program

I’m all booked with plane tickets and room.  Looking forward to it very much.

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SOTS At 100: Centennial Essays for the Society for Old Testament Study

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

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Images from the SOTS 2016 Summer Meeting

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

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Seeking A Reviewer

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

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News From SOTS

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

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Today in the History of the Society for Old Testament Study

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

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The May Biblioblog Carnival of British Biblical Goodness

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

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A Century of SOTS Papers

By David J.A. Clines.  Here. Read it all.  It’s a chapter to be published in SOTS at 100: Centennial Essays of the Society for Old Testament Study, edited by John Jarick, to be published in 2016 by Bloomsbury T. & T. … Continue reading

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