Barr, James

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BARR, James

BARR, James. British, b. 1924. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Theology/Religion. Career: Presbyterian College, Montreal, Professor of New Testament, 1953-55; University of Edinburgh, Professor of Old Testament, 1955-61; Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ, Professor of Old Testament, 1961-65; University of Manchester, Professor of Semitic Languages and Literatures, 1965-76; Oxford University, Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture, 1976-78, Regius Professor of Hebrew, 1978-89; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Professor of Hebrew Bible, 1989-94, Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible, 1994-98, Emeritus, 1998-. Publications: The Semantics of Biblical Language, 1961; Biblical Words for Time, 1962; Old and New in Interpretation, 1965; Comparative Philology and the Text of the Old Testament, 1968; The Bible and the Modern World, 1973; Fundamentalism, 1977; Explorations in Theology 7, 1980; Holy Scripture: Canon, Authority, Criticism, 1983; Escaping from Fundamentalism, 1984; The Variable Spellings of the Hebrew Bible, 1989; The Garden of Eden and the Hope of Immortality, 1992; Biblical Faith and Natural Theology, 1993; The Concept of Biblical Theology, 1999; History and Ideology in the Old Testament, 2000. Address: 1432 Sitka Court, Claremont, CA 91711-2734, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]