Honorary Member: Professor Norman Gottwald

Professor Norman Gottwald

Wilbert Webster White Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, New York Theological Seminary 

Professor Gottwald (b. 1926) is a pioneer in the use of social theory and method in biblical studies and the critical relevance of the Bible to social conflict. He is still a citizen activist in numerous civil rights, anti-war and pro-labour movements. He is also an  ordained minister of the American Baptist Church USA and has always been an advocate of social change.

Email: ngrejoice@comcast.net

Professor Gottwald has no personal website but see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2fqiYXtUbw

Select Publications

Gottwald, N.K., The Tribes of Yahweh  (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, and London: SPCK, 1983, revd. edn. 1993)

Gottwald, N.K., The Hebrew Bible in its Social World and in Ours (Atlanta: SBL Press, 1993)

Gottwald, N.K. and  Horsley, R.A. (eds.),  The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics   (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books 1983;  revd. edn. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1993)

Gottwald, N.K., The Politics of Ancient Israel  (Louisville KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001)