The Old Testament Society

Welcome to the website of Het Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland en België (The Old Testament Society in the Netherlands and in Belgium, OTW). The OTW is a society of Dutch speaking scholars, who are doing academic research in the Old Testament, its ancient Near Eastern environment, and in its history of reception.

The website contains information about the OTW and its members, activities and publications, news and details of the academic study of the Old Testament. For questions and suggestions, please contact the webmaster.

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Latest news

Bénédicte Lemmelijn wins public prize for best Religious Book of 2017

Bénédicte Lemmelijn wins public prize for best Religious Book of 2017

The book of Bénédicte Lemmelijn, Mijn geloof als bijbelwetenschapper. Een broos en eerlijk antwoord (Antwerpen: Halewijn, 2016) has won the public prize for the best Religious Book.. Read More →
Takamitsu Muraoka receives Burkitt Medal for Hebrew Bible Studies of the British Academy

Takamitsu Muraoka receives Burkitt Medal for Hebrew Bible Studies of the British Academy

In a ceremony heldn on 27 September 2017 Takamitsu Muraoka, Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Language and Literature, Israelite Antiquities and Ugaritic, Universiteit Leiden, received the Burkitt.. Read More →

Calendar

SBL Annual Meeting
November 18 – 21, 2017, Boston

OTW meeting, Apeldoorn
January 19, 2018

Inaugural address Dirk Smilde Professorial Research Fellow, George Brooke
February 2, 2018, Groningen

Inaugural address prof. dr. A.L.H.M. van Wieringen
March 23, 2018, Tilburg

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Serie OTS

Re-Imagining Abraham

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כלי Database

A database containing academic articles concerned with the name and function of utensils in the Hebrew Bible.

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OT Research

An overview of all locations in Belgium and the Netherlands where the Hebrew Bible can be studied as well as a list of all the members of the OTW and their academic interests.

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Old Testament Studies

All publications in the Old Testament Studies (OTS) series of publisher Brill, published on behalf of the Societies for Old Testament Studies in the Netherlands and Belgium, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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