Thompson, Thomas L.
THOMPSON, Thomas L.
THOMPSON, Thomas L. American, b. 1939. Genres: Anthropology/ Ethnology, Theology/Religion, Archaeology/Antiquities, Intellectual history. Career: University Of Dayton, instructor of theology, 1964-65; University of Detroit, assistant professor of theology, 1967-69; University of Tubingen, research associate, 1969-77; Brady High School, St. Paul, MN, teacher, 1980-82; Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem, Israel, annual professor of Old Testament, 1985; Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, associate professor of religion, 1988-89; Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, associate professor of theology, 1989-93; University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, professor and chair of Old Testament, 1993-. Handyman and housepainter in North Carolina and Minneapolis, MN, 1977-87. Publications: The Historicity of the Patriarchal Narratives: The Quest for the Historical Abraham, 1974; The Settlement of Sinai and the Negev in the Bronze Age, 1975; The Settlement of Palestine in the Bronze Age, 1979; The Origin Tradition of Ancient Israel, 1987; Toponomie Palestinienne, 1988; Early History of the Israelite People, 1992; The Bible in History: How Writers Create a Past, 1999; The Myth of Israel, 1999. Author of articles, maps, and reviews. Address: University of Copenhagen, Kobmagergade 46, DK 1150 Copenhagen, Denmark. Online address: [email protected]