H. G. M. Williamson is an Old Testament scholar who served until recently as the Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University. His latest book, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land, co-edited with Robert C. Hoyland, is now available. Continue reading “10 questions with H. G. M. Williamson”
In December 2017 / January 2018, I had the privilege to interview S. Kent Brown, an emeritus professor of ancient studies at BYU.
My contact with Brown stemmed from an interview with Philip Jenkins wherein he mentioned scholars at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship who were studying the same time period as he covered in his book, Crucible of Faith. After contacting the Maxwell Institute I was eventually put in touch with Brown, who has done some work on the period of 250 BCE to 50 CE, including the publication of The Lost 500 Years: What Happened Between the Old and New Testaments.