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Dr Peter Williams

Dr Peter Williams

Principal, Tyndale House

Peter Williams is accepting applications for PhD students.


Office Phone: 01223 566601

Research Interests

  • The early history of translation with particular focus on translation of the Bible
  • Textual criticism

Other Professional Activities

  • Chair of the International Greek New Testament Project
  • Member of the Translation Committee of the English Standard Version of the Bible
  • Associate Editor, The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House (forthcoming 2017)

Key Publications

Books:

For some of the online publications you will need to access the free fonts SPAtlantis, SPEdessa, SPIonic, or SPTiberian at http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/fonts/. Unfortunately it has not been possible to ensure that Hebrew or Syriac word-wrap appear correctly on all browsers, and for pagination reference needs to be made to the originals.

 

Select recent articles:

  • ‘Alleged Syriac Catchwords in the Gospel of Thomas’, Vigiliae Christianae 63 (2009) 71–82.
  • ‘Expressing Definiteness in Aramaic: A Response to Casey’s Theory concerning the Son of Man Sayings’, in Larry W. Hurtado and Paul L. Owen, eds., “Who is this son of man?”: The Latest Scholarship on a Puzzling Expression of the Historical Jesus (London: T&T Clark, 2011) 61–77.
  • ‘“Slaves” in Biblical Narrative and in Translation’, in J.K. Aitken and B. Mastin, eds., On Stone and Scroll (Festschrift G.I. Davies; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011) 441–52.
  • ‘Not the Prologue of John’, Journal for the Study of the New Testament 33 (2011) 375–86.

Other Publications

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