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The Pitcher is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gösta W. Ahlström

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Sheffield Academic Press 1995

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The Pitcher is Broken is a volume of tributes and essays in memory of Gösta W. Ahlström, a professor of Old Testament in the Divinity School and Near Eastern languages and civilizations department of the University of Chicago. Nineteen essays written by former students and colleagues deal with the history and archaeology of Iron Age Palestine and the ancient Near East, the Deuteronomistic History, and the history of Old Testament studies.

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Key Features

  • Six tributes read at his memorial service
  • List of the dissertations he chaired
  • Preface by the editors
  • Bibliographical references and indexes


  • Hans G. Ahlström
  • Roger W. Anderson Jr.
  • W. Boyd Barrick
  • Peter Ross Bedford
  • Ehud Ben Zvi
  • Janice E. Catron
  • Diana V. Edelman
  • Carl D. Evans
  • Israel Finkelstein
  • Margaret M. Gelinas
  • James M. Gustafson
  • Robert D. Haak
  • Lowell K. Handy
  • Steven W. Holloway
  • Joel S. Kaminsky
  • Peter Theodore Nash
  • John J. Schmitt
  • Åke W. Sjöberg
  • Mark S. Smith
  • John R. Spencer
  • Joel Sweek
  • Thomas L. Thompson
  • Charles Ted Vehse
  • Anthony C. Yu
  • Yitzhak Zilberman

Product Details

  • Title: The Pitcher is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gösta W. Ahlström
  • Editors: Steven W. Holloway and Lowell K. Handy
  • Publisher: Sheffield
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 474

About the Editors

Steven Holloway is a senior indexer at the American Theological Library Association.

Lowell Handy is a senior lecturer in theology at Loyola University in Chicago.