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Full Name  Tremper Longman
Name  Tremper Longman
Children  3 sons

Spouse(s)  Alice
Religion  Christian
Role  Author
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Born  September 8, 1952 (age 63) (1952-09-08) Princeton, NJ
Occupation  Old Testament scholar, theologian, professor
Awards  2009 ECPA Christian Book Award winner
Alma mater  Yale University (Ph.D.)
Education  Yale University, Westminster Theological Seminary, Ohio Wesleyan University
Books  Old Testament Comment, How to Read the Psalms, How To Read Genesis, The book of Ecclesiastes, Reading the Bible with heart
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Tremper Longman III (born 8 September 1952) is an Old Testament scholar, theologian, professor and author of several books, including 2009 ECPA Christian Book Award winner Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings.

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Lecture - Tremper Longman III - God is a Warrior: Coming to Terms with Divine Violence in the OT


Biography

He serves as a Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He earned his B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University, his M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University.

Prior to joining Westmont in 1998, Longman taught for eighteen years at Westminster in Philadelphia. He has also served as visiting professor at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a guest lecturer at Regent College and the Canadian Theological Seminary.

Longman has contributed to a number of commentaries, including the New International Commentary on the Old Testament (The Song of Solomon and Ecclesiastes), NIV Application Commentary (Daniel), New International Biblical Commentary (Jeremiah and Lamentations), and the Baker Old Testament Wisdom series (Proverbs). In addition, he was the senior translator for the wisdom books on the central committee that produced and now monitors the New Living Translation.

Personal life

He is married to Alice Longman and has three sons.

Selected publications

  • Longman III, Tremper (1988). How to Read the Psalms. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 0-87784-941-2. 
  • ——— (1991). Fictional Akkadian Autobiography: a generic and comparative study. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns. ISBN 0-931464-41-2. 
  • ———; Ryken, Leland (1993). The Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-23078-0. 
  • ———; Dillard, Raymond B. (1994). An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-43250-2. 
  • ———; Reid, Daniel (1995). God is a Warrior. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-49461-3. 
  • ——— (1997). The Book of Ecclesiastes. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. ISBN 0-8028-2366-1. 
  • ———; Ryken, Leland (1998). Dictionary of Biblical Imagery. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 0-8308-1451-5. 
  • ——— (1999). Daniel. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-3102-0608-8. 
  • ——— (2001). The Song of Solomon. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-8028-2543-8. 
  • ———; Provan, Iain William; Long, V. Philips (2003). A Biblical History of Israel. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press. ISBN 0-664-22090-8. 
  • ——— (2006). Proverbs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom & Psalms. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-02692-8. 
  • ———; Enns, Peter (2008). Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. The IVP Bible Dictionary Series. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-8308-1783-2. 
  • ——— (2012). Job. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom & Psalms. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-03107-6. 
  • ——— (2012). Jeremiah, Lamentations. Understanding the Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-04695-7.  - originally published in 2008 as part of the 'New International Biblical Commentary'
  • ——— (2014). Psalms: An Introduction and Survey. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. 15-16 (2nd ed.). Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-1-783-59163-3. 
  • References

    Tremper Longman Wikipedia


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