John Day (Old Testament scholar)

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John Day (Old Testament scholar)
Born John Day
(1948-09-13)13 September 1948
London
Alma mater Christ's College, Cambridge
Known for Former professor of Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford.
Spouse(s) Jane Mary Day (20 June 1981 - Present)
Children Lisa Marie (adopted)
Sebastian John (adopted)
Parents Violet Augusta Day (Mother)
Horace John Ernest Day (Father)

Prof John Day is an English Old Testament scholar. He was Professor of Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford (2004-13). He is the editor of In Search of Pre-Exilic Israel (2004) and wrote God's Conflict with the Dragon and the Sea (1985) and Yahweh and the Gods and Goddesses of Canaan (2000). He was Fellow, Tutor in Theology, and Dean of Degrees at Lady Margaret Hall.

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