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Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.A. Calvary Bible College
M.Div. Grace Theological Seminary
M.A. Grace Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Annenberg Research Institute
Author of the forthcoming Evangelical Exegetical Commentary volume on Leviticus, available on February 1, 2017.
Richard Averbeck is Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois. Prior to his work at Trinity, Dr. Averbeck taught at Dallas Theological Seminary and Grace Theological Seminary. His research interests include the Pentateuch, ancient Near Eastern history and languages, and Hebrew. He has contributed to the Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Baker, 1995), the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (Zondervan, 1997), and Crossing Boundaries and Linking Horizons: Studies in Honor of Michael C. Astour (CDL Press, 1997). Averbeck is the author or editor of Faith, Tradition, and History (Eisenbrauns, 1994), Cracking Old Testament Codes: Guide to Interpreting Old Testament Literary Forms (B&H, 1995), and Life and Culture in Ancient Near East (CDL Press, 2003). He has also contributed translation work for The Holman Christian Standard Bible and The NET Bible.
Richard Averbeck's forthcoming volume on Leviticus will appear in the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary, a groundbreaking commentary series on the entire Bible. The EEC incorporates the latest critical biblical scholarship, and it is written from a distinctly evangelical perspective. The publication of the EEC by Logos Bible Software marks the first time a major Bible commentary series has been published first in digital form. Learn more...
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