Prof. Johan Lust has kindly reviewed my first book Mapping Judah’s Fate in Ezekiel’s Oracles against the Nations. The review is published at Ephemerides theologicae Lovanienses 93 (2017): 152-153. For your reading convenience, here are the photographed pages: Prof. Karin Schöpflin has also kindly written a review of my book, which is published at Zeitschrift … More Book Reviews: Thankful for the Comments on My First Book
Dr. Lydia Lee is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Focus Area: Ancient Texts: Text, Context and Reception, North-West University in South Africa. She earned her B.A. (Hons) in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew at the University of Sydney and Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Georg-August-Universität Gottingen. She can also be found at […] … More Interview: Women Biblical Scholars
During my previous flight to Europe, a friendly neighbour on the plane struck up a conversation with me. We exchanged some polite chitchat, then she asked me: “So what are you doing in South Africa?” “I am a postdoctoral researcher at the university in Potchefstroom,” I answered. “What is your field of research?” She looked … More Anecdote: Gog on the Plane
My article entitled “The Enemies Within: Gog of Magog in Ezekiel 38-39” is now published in the open-access journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (South Africa-based)! Please feel free to check it out on their website: http://www.hts.org.za/index.php/HTS/article/view/4541 This article summarizes and builds on a section of my 2016 monograph entitled Mapping Judah’s Fate in Ezekiel’s Oracles … More Article: The Enemies Within: Gog of Magog in Ezekiel 38-39
My friend Szi-chieh Yu helpfully introduced me to this wonderful website called the Bible Project. It contains many beautiful animated videos that render biblical stories accessible to everyone, everywhere. The animations are simply lovely! I notice that it defines and explains the Bible from a Protestant Christian perspective. It stresses a unifying principle underlying the … More Lecture: How Many Books of Esther Do We Have?
Do you remember my paper on Ezekiel’s Gog of Magog delivered at the SBL international meeting in Seoul last July? I am happy to announce that it has passed the double-blind peer review of HTS Theologiese Studies/Theological Studies (ISI listed, South Africa based)! One of the anonymous reviewers mistakenly considers me a male, referring to … More Announcement: Paper Accepted in HTS Theologiese Studies/Theological Studies
A lovely Sotho hymn (compiled and translated by Esmari, one of our bible study group leaders) Ke ntse ke lebeletse Morena (I am watchful for the Lord) Ho tla phomola maotong a hae (to rest by His feet) Hore ke tle ke rutwe ke yena (to be taught by Him) Moya wa Ka o … More South Africa: Lovely Sotho and Burmese Hymns