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What can SOTS offer the media?

SOTS have nominated spokespersons who are willing to advise the media on events in the news and on the preparation of documentary programmes. The spokespersons represent a range of expertise and are able to call on the expertise of all members of the Society, representing the best of British and international scholarship. For further information, please contact the Information Officer (E-mail).

How might the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible be of interest?

Topics covered by the Society include:

  • Debates surrounding the history of Israel
  • Archaeological discoveries in Israel and the Near East
  • The textual history of the Bible
  • The reception of the Bible in Art, Literature and Film
  • Religion of Israel and the Ancient near East
  • Hebrew and other Semitic languages
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Ancient Judaism