Porter, Joshua Roy

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PORTER, Joshua Roy

PORTER, Joshua Roy. British, b. 1921. Genres: Poetry, Mythology/ Folklore, Theology/Religion, Essays. Career: Wiccamical Canon and Prebendary of Exceit, Chichester Cathedral, 1988-2002, Fellow, Chaplain and Tutor, Oriel College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in Theology, Oxford University, 1949-62; Dean, Faculty of Arts, 1968-71, Dept. Head and Professor of Theology, 1972-86, University of Exeter; Canon and Prebendary of Wrightring, Chichester Cathedral, and Theological Lecturer, 1965-88. Publications: (with J. Heath-Stubbs and S. Keyes) Eight Oxford Poets, 1941; World in the Heart, 1944; (with F.F. Bruce) Promise and Fulfilment, 1963; Moses and Monarchy, 1963; The Extended Family in the Old Testament, 1967; (with R.C. Walton) A Source Book of the Bible for Teachers, 1970; The Non-Juring Bishops, 1973; (with H.R.E. Davidson) The Journey to the Other World, 1975; The Book of Leviticus, 1976; The Monarchy, 1978; The Crown and the Church, 1978; (with G.W. Anderson) Tradition and Interpretation, 1979; (with R.C. Walton) A Basic Introduction to the Old Testament, 1980; (with M. Loewe and C. Blacker) Divination and Oracles, 1981; (with H.R.E. Davidson) The Folklore of Ghosts, 1981; (co) Israel's Prophetic Tradition, 1982; (co) Tracts for Our Times, 1983; (with C. Blacker) The Hero in Tradition and Folklore, 1984; (with I. Netton) Arabia and the Gulf, 1986; (with H.R.E. Davidson) The Seer in Celtic and Other Traditions, 1989; (trans.) The Living Psalms, 1989; Christianity and Conservatism, 1990; Schopfung und Befreiung, 1989; Synodical Government in the Church of England, 1990; (with H.R.E. Davidson) Boundaries and Thresholds, 1993; Oil of Gladness, 1993; (with R. Willis) World Mythology, 1993; The Illustrated Guide to the Bible, 1995; Jesus Christ, 1999; The Lost Bible, 2001; The New Illustrated Companion to the Bible, 2003. EDITOR/COEDITOR: (with J.I. Durham) Proclamation and Presence, 1970; (with W.D.M. Russell) Animals in Folklore, 1978; Folklore Studies in the Twentieth Century, 1980; The First and Second Prayer Books of Edward VI, 1999. Address: 36 Theberton St, London N1, England.

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