By Isaac Kalimi

This quantity is a set of clean essays in honor of Professor John T. Townsend. It specializes in the translation of the typical Jewish and Christian Scripture (the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony) and on its off-shoots (Rabbinic Judaism and the hot Testament), in addition to on Jewish-Christian kin. The members, who're trendy students of their fields, contain James L. Crenshaw, Göran Eidevall, Anne E. Gardner, Lawrence M. Wills, Cecilia Wassen, Robert L. Brawley, Joseph B. Tyson, Eldon J. Epp, Yaakov Elman, Rivka Ulmer, Andreas Lehnardt, Reuven Kimelman, Bruce Chilton, and Michael W. Duggan.

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From Ancient Israel to Modern Judaism: Intellect in Quest of Understanding, Essays in Honor of Marvin Fox (Brown Judaic Studies 159; Atlanta: Scholars Press: 1989), pp. 171–186. “Anti‑Judaism in the New Testament,” in W. E. Mills et al. ), Mercer Dictionary of the Bible (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1990), pp. 33–34. “Education, Greco‑Roman Period,” in D. N. Freedman et al. ), Anchor Bible Dictionary (New York: Doubleday, 1992), vol. 2, pp. 312–318. “The Contributions of John Knox to the Study of Acts: Some Further Notations,” in M.

Studien zur Botschaft des Amos (Stuttgarter Bibelstudien 149; Stuttgart: Verlag Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1992). Cf. also H.

Dr. Townsend’s interest in Jewish Studies came about by a series of fortunate accidents. He had avoided studying Hebrew in Seminary, and while studying for his doctorate at Harvard, he limited his study of Hebrew to the one year minimum that his degree required. Then two years after receiving a doctorate in New Testament Studies, he found himself as one of two nominees for a position teaching New Testament and biblical languages at the Philadelphia Divinity School. When he realized that he was expected to teach Hebrew, he decided to recommend the other nominee for the position; however, when the other nominee decided to teach elsewhere, Dr.

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