F.W. “Chip” Dobbs-Allsopp

Dr. F.W. “Chip” Dobbs-Allsopp

Address64 Mercer Street
Post Office Box 821
Princeton, NJ

Associate Professor of Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University,

Chip Dobbs-Allsopp, associate professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, holds an M.Div. from the Seminary and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He specializes in Old Testament literature, including the Book of Lamentations, the Song of Songs, Hebrew poetry, and the Prophets. His other fields of interest include literary theory and methods of study, Semitic languages and linguistics, and Northwest Semitic languages and literature. He teaches courses in biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, and Ugaritic grammar and translation, and biblical interpretation in a postmodern world. A specialist in the languages and history of the Middle East, he is one of the major project translators on a team of scholars examining and deciphering the inscriptions discovered at Wadi el-Hol in Egypt. He is on the editorial board for the Writings from the Ancient World Series, published by the Society of Biblical Literature.

Areas of Interest

Old Testament; Ugaritic

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