Author Archives: John F. A. Sawyer
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
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
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
Conference in York commemorating the 400th Anniversary of King James Authorized Version. Submit e-mail or visit the conference website to request more information.
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
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.