Robert Patterson GORDON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-11-09
Education Methodist Coll Belfast, St Catharine's Coll Cambridge (Jarrett exhibitioner and scholar, John Stewart of Rannoch Hebrew scholar, sr scholar, Bender prize, Tyrwhitt's Hebrew scholar, Mason prize, MA, PhD, LittD)
Books & Publications 1 and 2 Samuel (1984, Chinese edn 2002), 1 and 2 Samuel. A Commentary (1986, reprinted 2004), The Targum of the Minor Prophets (with K J Cathcart, 1989), Studies in the Targum to the Twelve Prophets (1994), Wisdom in Ancient Israel (jt ed, 1995), The Place is too Small for us (ed, 1995), The Old Testament in Syriac According to the Peshitta Version: Chronicles (1998), Hebrews: A New Commentary (2000, 2 edn 2008), Holy Land, Holy City (2004), The Old Testament in its World (jt ed, 2005), Hebrew Bible and Ancient Versions (2006), The God of Israel (ed, 2007), Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela (jt ed, 2013), Leshon Limmudim (jt ed, 2013), Genesis 1-11 in its Ancient Context (2015)
Recreations jogging, local history (N Ireland), otopianistics
Clubs National, Carrickfergus Gasworks Preservation Soc
Style Robert Gordon
Career lectr in Hebrew and Semitic languages Univ of Glasgow 1970-79 (asst lectr Hebrew and Old Testament 1969-70), regius prof of Hebrew Univ of Cambridge 1995-2012 (lectr in Old Testament 1979-95); fell: St Edmund's Coll Cambridge 1985-89, St Catharine's Coll Cambridge 1995-2012 (emeritus fell 2012-); memb Fndn Trinity Coll Cambridge 1995-2012; McManis lectures Wheaton ILL 1990, Macbride sermon Oxford 2000, Didsbury lectures Manchester 2001, Biblical Studies Lectrs Samford Univ Birmingham AL 2004, etc; sec Int Orgn for the Study of the Old Testament 2001-04; memb: Soc for Old Testament Study (pres 2003), Br Assoc of Jewish Studies; consltg ed New Int Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis 1997, review ed Vetus Testamentum 1998-2009, ed Hebrew Bible and Its Versions 2001-15; memb Editorial Bd Vetus Testamentum 1995-; tstee Spalding Tsts; FBA 2011
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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