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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Festschrift for Eric Peels on the occasion of his 25th jubilee as professor of Old Testament Studies

Festschrift for Eric Peels on the occasion of his 25th jubilee as professor of Old Testament Studies

Twenty-five years ago, on January 13, 1993, Eric Peels (1956) inaugurated as professor of Old Testament Studies at the Theological University of Apeldoorn. To celebrate.. Read More →
Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman named professor of Reception History of the Hebrew Bible in the Ancient World

Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman named professor of Reception History of the Hebrew Bible in the Ancient World

The Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam has named OTW member Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman professor of Reception History of the Hebrew Bible in the Ancient World . More.. Read More →

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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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