Robert R. Wilson

 Robert R. Wilson
AddressYale Divinity School
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 6511

Old Testament, Yale Divinity School, Yale University

A.B., Transylvania University,
B.D., Yale University Divinity School,
M.A., Yale University,
Ph.D., Yale University,

A former chair of the Yale University Department of Religious Studies, Professor Wilson’s areas of academic interest include Israelite prophecy, the Deuteronomistic history, and ancient Israelite religion in its social and cultural context. His books include Genealogy and History in the Biblical World, Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel (which has been translated into Korean and Portuguese), Sociological Approaches to the Old Testament (which has been translated into Japanese), and Canon, Theology and Old Testament Interpretation (edited with Gene M. Tucker and David L. Petersen). His scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, among others, and he has been a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Religion, the Harper Collins Study Bible, and the Anchor Bible Dictionary. He has been actively involved in the Society of Biblical Literature, serving as chair of the Social Roles of Prophecy in Israel Group, and as the Old Testament editor of the Society of Biblical Literature dissertation series.

Areas of Interest

Israelite prophecy; Deuteronomistic History; Ancient Israelite religion in its social and cultural context.

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