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

Summer School on Biblical Hebrew Poetry: Song of Songs (Leuven)

Summer School on Biblical Hebrew Poetry: Song of Songs (Leuven)

7-11 September 2020 International Summer School on Biblical Hebrew Poetry: The Song of Songs and its Reception in Judaism  This Summer School will provide a.. Read More →
Academic Conference: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Travel Experiences (3th BC-8th CE)

Academic Conference: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Travel Experiences (3th BC-8th CE)

From: Mo 27-01-2020 08:30 Until: We 29-01-2020 14:00 Where: Old Courtroom, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen (38 Oude Boteringestraat) & Film Room, Protestant.. Read More →

Calendar

British Association for Jewish Studies Conference
12-15 July, Southampton, UK

The Society for Old Testament Study,
20-23 July, Manchester, UK

Colloquium Biblicum Lovaniense
The Books of the Maccabees
22-24 July 2020, Leuven, Belgium

Summer School on Biblical Hebrew Poetry:
The Song of Songs and its Reception in Judasism
7-11 September 2020, Leuven, Belgium

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Biblical Hebrew in Context

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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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