Christoph Levin
University of Munich

Prof. Christoph Levin is Professor (Emeritus) of Old Testament at the University of Munich. He received his Ph.D. and Dr.habil. from Goettingen university, as well as a honorary degree from Helsinki university. Two of his books have been translated into English, Re-reading the Scriptures: Essays on the Literary History of the Old Testament (2015), The Old Testament: A Brief Introduction (2005). In addition, he is the author of Entwurf einer Geschichte Israels (2017), Verheißung und Rechtfertiung (2013), Der Jahwist (1993), Verheißung des neuen Bundes (1985), Der Sturz der Königin Atalja (1982). At present he is preparing a commentary on the book of Genesis (HAT-series, Mohr Siebeck publishers). Levin is corresponding member of the Goettingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities as well as of the Academy of Finland. From 2010 to 2013, he was president of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT).

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October 28, 2020

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