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Dr Robert Gordon

Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge


MA (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), LittD (Cantab)
Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge
Formerly: Lecturer in Old Testament and Intertestamental Studies, University of Cambridge
Areas: Ancient versions of the Old Testament: Targums, Peshitta, Septuagint. The Old Testament in its Near Eastern Context. Literature and theology in the Old Testament. The Divine Council; Genesis Protohistory; Targumic messianism. Currently writing a commentary on Joel, Amos, Obadiah for the International Critical Commentary series
Publications: ‘Hebrews. A Commentary.2nd ed.’. Sheffield Phoenix Press, Sheffield 2008. ‘The God of Israel’ (ed.) Cambridge: CUP 2007. ibid., ‘Introducing the God of Israel’, ‘Standing in The Council: When Prophets Encounter God’. ‘Hebrew Bible and Ancient Versions: Collected Essays by Robert P. Gordon’. Aldershot: Ashgate 2006. ‘Holy Land, Holy City: Sacred Geography and the Interpretation of the Bible’. Didsbury Lectures 2001. Carlisle: Paternoster Press 2004. ‘Hebrews. A Commentary’. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press 2000. ‘The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version, IV,2: Chronicles’. Leiden: The Peshitta Institute 1998. Articles in ‘New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis’. ed. W. VanGemeren 1996