terça-feira, 8 de dezembro de 2009

Homenagem a Robert R. Wilson

Quem estuda profetismo comigo sabe que sempre recomendo a leitura de Robert R. Wilson, Profecia e Sociedade no Antigo Israel.

Pois veja:

AHN, J. J. ; COOK, S. L. (eds.) Thus Says the Lord: Essays on the Former and Latter Prophets in Honor of Robert R. Wilson. London: T & T Clark, 2009, 272 p. - ISBN 9780567178046.

This work assembles contributions from North America's leading Hebrew Bible/Old Testament scholars in honor of a highly respected biblical scholar, whose work on biblical prophets has been especially influential. Within the list are former teachers, current colleagues, and former students who are now colleagues in their own right, representing a wide range of denominational traditions represented - Roman Catholics, Lutheran, Episcopal, Presbyterian, etc. The book is divided into major two sections with a brief introduction by the editors, John Ahn and the Stephen Cook. Here, a brief biography and the academic career of Robert Wilson's contribution to the guild (with a bibliography at the end of this section) and more over, at a personal level, his ceaseless work in helping to transform and reform the 'new' Yale Divinity School and his impact in moulding the Ph.D. program in HB/OT in the Religious Studies Department of the Graduate School at Yale University. Part I hold the essays on the Former Prophets and Part II on the Latter Prophets. Over the last 30 years this pioneering series has established an unrivalled reputation for cutting-edge international scholarship in Biblical Studies and has attracted leading authors and editors in the field. The series takes many original and creative approaches to its subjects, including innovative work from historical and theological perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and more recent developments in cultural studies and reception history.

The festschrift was organized by two former student of Wilson, John Ahn, who teaches at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX, and Stephen L. Cook, who is on the faculty at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA.

Leia Mais:
:: In the News: The Robert Wilson Festschrift: 08/12/2009, no biblioblog Biblische Ausbildung, de Stephen L. Cook, um dos editores do livro.
:: Professor Robert Wilson honored with Festschrift
:: WILSON, R. R. Profecia e Sociedade no Antigo Israel. 2. ed. revista. São Paulo: Targumim/Paulus, 2006, 392 p. - ISBN 8599459031.

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