John Day
University of Oxford

Prof. John Day is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Studies in the University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow & Tutor in Theology & Religion, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. He holds two doctorates, a Ph.D. from Cambridge and a D.D. from Oxford, and has written or edited 17 books, almost 80 articles and about 200 book reviews. In 2014 he was President of the Society for Old Testament Study. In his earlier years his work centered mostly on Canaanite religion and the Hebrew Bible, his middle years were much taken up with editing volumes on a wide variety of biblical topics, while most recently his work has concentrated on Genesis 1–11. This has resulted in the volumes From Creation to Babel: Studies in Genesis 1–11 (2013) and From Creation to Abraham: Further Studies in Genesis 1–11 (2021), which together contain a total of 22 essays. These volumes are both spin-offs from his ongoing work on the forthcoming ICC commentary on Genesis 1–11.

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November 13, 2022

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