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Category Archives: SOTS
Bloomsbury is publishing a series of what they describe as ‘study guides’ for the Old Testament, but don’t make the mistake of thinking these are mere ‘Cliff Notes’. Quite the contrary. I reviewed a couple of these volumes in the … Continue reading
Jonathan tweets- We have elected Prof. Susan Gillingham from Oxford as president of SOTS in 2019. #sots100 @OxfordTheology An utterly brilliant choice.
The Summer Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study begins today. If you can’t be there, you can follow the doings on twitter at #SOTS100. And you can learn a lot about the Society from this brilliant book by … Continue reading
Mat Collins wrote on the SOTS facebook page on 29 June, 2016- 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 … Continue reading
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