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A Word in Season: Essays in Honour of William McKane

Format: Digital
ISBN: 9781850750475


This volume assembles essays and article written by scholars who have a close connection with William McKane, a dedicated scholar of the Hebrew Bible. McKane’s scholarship has focused on Wisdom literature, prophecy, and other themes from the Hebrew Bible, and he is best known for his commentaries on Proverbs and Jeremiah.

Key Features

  • Includes contributions from various scholars
  • All references to the Old Testament are linked to original language texts and English translations in your library


  • "Israelite Religion in the Pre-Exilic Period: A Debate Renewed," E.W. Nicholson
  • "Sons of Cain," Philip R. Davies
  • "Blessed Be My People Egypt" (Isaiah 19.25): The Context and Meaning of a Remarkable Passage," John F.A. Sawyer
  • "Lamentations 1.3: Light from the History of Exegesis," R.B. Salters
  • "The Great Tree of Daniel 4," P.W. Coxon
  • "Guilt and Atonement: The Theme of 1 and 2 Chronicles," William Johnstone
  • "Ben Sira—A Child of His Time," J.D. Martin
  • "The Prophetic-Sapiential Origins of Apocalyptic Thought," James C. VanderKam
  • "Food for Thought: The Septuagint Translation of Genesis 1.11–12," B. Paradis
  • "Towards Dating the Targum of Ruth," D.R.G. Beattie
  • "A Prelude to the Samaritan Pentateuch Texts of the Paris Polyglot Bible," J.G. Fraser

Product Details

  • Title: A Word in Season: Essays in Honour of William McKane
  • Author: James D. Martin
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date: 1986
  • Pages: 225

About James D. Martin

James D. Martin is Senior Lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament at the University of St. Andrews.

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