What's the Use of Old Testament Studies Anyway?

Speaker(s): Iain Provan
Date: 2010
Length: 30min
Product ID: RGDL4009B

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This lecture was given at the Regent College Open House on Convocation weekend 2010. Iain Provan looks at why we study the Old Testament texts and why we study Hebrew through a look at the book of Jonah.

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Iain W. Provan is the E. Marshall Shepherd Professor of Biblical Studies (Old Testament) at Regent College. He has previously taught at King's College London, the University of Wales, and the University of Edinburgh. He is author of Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters, Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World that Never Was, commentaries on 1 & 2 Kings, Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs, and Lamentations, and co-author (with V. Phillips Long and Tremper Longman III) of A Biblical History of Israel. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge.

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