Honorary Member: Professor Tryggve Mettinger

Professor Tryggve Mettinger

Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible,  Lund University

Professor Mettinger held his chair at Lund University from 1978-2003 and was visiting professor with teaching assignments at various universities in the US, Israel, the Netherlands and South Africa. He was awarded the Thuréus prize (Humanities) in 2008 by the Kungl. Vetenskaps-Societeten i Uppsala. His earlier writing was on aspects of kingship, notions of God  in the Old Testament, and the Servant Songs.  His more recent works include papers on Israelite aniconism and the Song of Songs.

Email: tryggve.mettinger@ctr.lu.se

Website: tryggvemettinger.com

Select Publications

Mettinger, N.D., The Eden Narrative : A Literary and Religio-historical Study of Genesis (Winona Lake IN : Eisenbrauns, 2007)

Mettinger, N.D., No Graven Image: Israelite Aniconism in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context (Coniectanea Biblica, Old Testament Series 42; Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1995). (Reprinted Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 201)]

Mettinger, N.D., The Riddle of Resurrection: “Dying and Rising Gods” in the Ancient Near East, (Coniectanea Biblica, Old Testament Series 50; Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2001). (Reprinted Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns 2013)

Knapp, A.  (ed.),  Reports from a Scholar’s Life.  Select Papers on the Hebrew Bible: Tryggve Mettinger.   (Winona Lake IN : Eisenbrauns, 2015).   See http://www.tryggvemettinger.com/pdf/Trygger_N.D._Mettinger____Reports_from_a_Scholars_Life_Select_Papers_on_the_Hebrew_Bible.pdf )