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
Prof. Kristin De Troyer held a fantastic summer school on the Hebrew and Greek manuscripts of Esther at the theological faculty of the University of Salzburg between the 3rd and 7th of July, 2017. I consider myself luckly to have been selected as one of the eleven participants from around the world. A knowledgeable teacher … More Austria: A Wonderful Summer School in Salzburg
Note: Here is an excerpt from a lecture I presented on 23.12.2012 in the Sunday School of my church (Goettingen Chinese Christian Congregation). I am most grateful to the senior pastor and his wife for having allowed me to co-teach this ongoing lecture series on Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. By their own examples, … More Lecture: Ezekiel’s My Cup of Tea!
During my last week flight from Frankfurt to Chicago, I watched the movie Where do we go now? by Nadine Labaki on the plane. [You may see the official trailer in the following link: It narrates how two groups of people, Christians and Muslims live together, side by side, in an anonymous village in a … More Presentation: Nations in the Book of Ezekiel
‘The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.’ — Henry David Thoreau Believe it or not, I love going to academic conferences! There’s no doubt about that, even though at the end of each conference I am pretty much exhausted and need … More Presentation: The ‘Ethnic’ History of Israel in Ezekiel 20
Recently attended an awesomely-packed graduate meeting in Lausanne! Here were some of the highlights: – We visited the glyptic collections in Fribourg University, Switzerland. At the end, all of us were given the opportunity to buy some books in the OBO (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis) Series at a really cheap price (up to 90% discount, … More Presentation: Göttingen-Lausanne Graduate Meeting