Crown, Alan D(avid)

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CROWN, Alan D(avid)

CROWN, Alan D(avid). Australian (born England), b. 1932. Genres: Theology/Religion, Bibliography. Career: Schoolmaster at secondary schools, Leeds, England, 1957-59, Melbourne, Australia, 1959-62; University of Sydney, Australia, lecturer, 1962-67, senior lecturer, 1968-84, associate professor, 1984-90, professor, 1990-96, head of dept, 1984-96, honorary research associate, 1997-98, emeritus professor of Semitic studies, 1999-, project director for Archive of Australian Judaica, Mandelbaum House, joint honorary master and chairman, 1996-. University of California, Los Angeles, postdoctoral fellow, 1968; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, visiting lecturer, 1973-74; Oxford University, teacher at Oriental Institute, 1979-80, visiting scholar at Oxford Centre for Post-Graduate Hebrew Studies, 1979-80, 1983, administrator of International Qumran Project, 1988-, senior associate fellow, 1992-; University of New England, honorary associate, 1983-85; Annenberg Research Institute, fellow, 1988; guest lecturer at colleges and universities worldwide. Order of Australia, 1996. Publications: A Descriptive Checklist of Hebrew Manuscripts and Rare Printed Books in Fisher Library, 1973, 2nd ed., 1984; Biblical Studies Today, 1975; (trans.) Y. Gamzu, In the Midst of the Night in the Midst of Jerusalem, 1977; (trans. and author of intro. and notes) Israel Weissbrem and His Work, 1983, 2nd ed., as The World of Israel Weissbrem, Part 1, 1993; A Bibliography of the Samaritans, 1984, 2nd ed., 1993. EDITOR: (co) Essays Presented to E.C.B. MacLaurin, 1973; (and trans.) Zimrat Haares, 2 vols., 1977; (and contrib.) The Samaritans: Their Religion, Literature, Society, and Culture, 1989; (with R. Pummer and A. Tal, and contrib.) A Companion to Samaritan Studies: An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of the Samaritans, 1993. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals. Address: Mandelbaum House, 385 Abercrombie St, Darlington, NSW 2008, Australia. Online address: [email protected]