Early Historical Books (Joshua–Kings)

  Conveners: Kenneth Way, David Firth, Ralph K. Hawkins, Jillian Ross      Email conveners

This Research Group is focused on the Old Testament historical books that are set in the pre-exilic period, including the so-called deuteronomistic history as well as the book of Ruth. Emphasis is placed on historical-cultural and literary-theological approaches to interpretation.

The “Early Historical Books (Joshua-Kings)” Research Group is focused on the Old Testament historical books that are set in the pre-exilic period, including the so-called Deuteronomistic history as well as the book of Ruth. Emphasis is placed on historical-cultural and literary-theological approaches to interpretation.

For 2021, we will have an open call for papers on administrative, military, or cultic personnel/titles. Email title and abstract to the conveners by February 28th, 2021. First time presenters must also submit a full draft of the paper.