Author Archives: John F. A. Sawyer

The Bible in Music – a unique new reference work

Check out the recently published The Bible in Music. A Dictionary of Songs, Works and More by musicologist Siobhan Dowling Long and series editor John F. A. Sawyer. The Bible in Music lags behind the Bible in Literature, the Bible … Continue reading

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Reception Exegesis of Lamentations. A Review Article.

John Riches, author of the Galatians volume (2008), has written an important review article on Paul Joyce and Diana Lipton’s Lamentations through the Centuries in the Blackwell Series, where the term “Reception Exegesis” first appears. See the March issue of … Continue reading

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Special “Reception History” issue of HeBAI

Of enormous interest to everyone is the special “Reception History” issue of the journal Hebrew and Ancient Israel, edited by Carol Newsom, with articles by John Sawyer, Hermann Spieckermann, Gary Anderson, Choon-Leong Seow and Martin O’Kane. HeBAI 1, 3 (2012), … Continue reading

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The Bible in the Seventeenth Century

Conference in York commemorating the 400th Anniversary of King James Authorized Version. Submit e-mail or visit the conference website to request more information.

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Conflict and Convergence: Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Psalms

An international conference highlighting the diverse ways of studying the Psalms will be held on 22–24 September 2010. The conference, associated with the Theology Faculty at the University of Oxford and the Society for Old Testament Study, is convened by … Continue reading

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Authors Meeting at SBL Annual Meeting

Authors and editors of the series present at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana met to discuss progress and various matters related to the series. The minutes of this meeting are available for download.

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