Former President, Prof. Paul Joyce appointed to sub-panel 31 (Theology and Religious Studies) for the REF 2021

The Society wishes to offer its congratulations to last year’s President, Prof Paul Joyce, on his recent appointment to sub-panel 31 (Theology and Religious Studies) for the assessment phase of REF2021. For further details regarding the membership of this panel for both criteria and assessment phases, please see:

Call for Papers: Borders and Boundaries in Ancient Israel

Abstracts are invited for a two-day interdisciplinary conference on borders and boundaries in ancient Israel, on 5-6 June 2018. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr Christopher B. Hays (Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA), Dr. Shayna Sheinfeld (Centre College, Danville KY) and Dr. Mahri Leonard-Fleckman (Providence College, Providence RI). Abstracts of 250 words […]

Conference Announcement: ‘The exegetical value of the Masora: Pointing and accentuation in historical perspective’

The Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit at the University of Oxford will be holding a conference on ‘the exegetical value of the Masora’. The conference will take place 7-8 November at Exeter College. For a poster see here. All are welcome but please pre-register by email:

SOTS Centenary Volume

PRE-PUBLICATION OFFER ON THE SOCIETY’S CENTENNIAL ESSAYS A special offer is available on pre-ordered copies of the SOTS Centennial Essays for prospective attendees at the SOTS Centennial Meeting (Winter Meeting 2017, at Cripps Hall, Nottingham, on 3rd-5th January 2017). Order by 1st November 2016 a copy (or copies) of SOTS at […]

Recent publications by Honorary Members of the Society:

Athalya Brenner-Idan Samuel, King’s, Chronicles. Texts@Contexts. London: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2016 (together with Archie C.C. Lee). Johannes de Moor Adam, Eva en de Duivel: Kanaänitische mythen en de Bijbel, Vught: Skandalon, 2016 (together with Marjo Korpel). Kirsten Nielsen 100 salmer. Et salmebogstillæg. Eksistensen: Frederiksberg C, 2016 [100 Hymns: A […]