David M. Carr

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For the New York Times columnist, see David Carr (journalist).

David McLain Carr is Professor of Old Testment at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City.[1] He is a leading scholar of the textual formation of the Hebrew Bible.[2]

Carr studied at Emory College, Carleton College, Candler School of Theology and Claremont Graduate School.[1]

Works[edit]

Thesis[edit]

  • Carr, David M. (1988). Royal Ideology and the Technology of Faith: a comparative midrash study of 1 Kgs. 3:2-15 (Ph.D.). Claremont Graduate School. OCLC 20591573. 

Books[edit]

  • Carr, David M. (1991). From D to Q: A Study of Early Jewish Interpretations of Solomon's Dream at Gibeon. Society of Biblical Literature monograph series. 44. Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press. ISBN 978-1-555-40528-1. OCLC 24380332.  - thoroughly revised version of Ph.D. Thesis
  • ——— (1996). Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches. Louisville, KY: Westminster, John Knox Press. ISBN 978-0-664-22071-6. OCLC 33664323. 
  • ———; Weis, Richard D., eds. (1996). A gift of God in due season : essays on scripture and community in honor of James A. Sanders. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Supplement series. 225. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-850-75626-2. OCLC 37480916. 
  • ——— (2003). The Erotic Word: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-195-15652-2. OCLC 50091614. 
  • ——— (2005). Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Western Scripture and Literature. New York ; Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-195-17297-3. OCLC 54753370. 
  • ——— (2010). An Introduction to the Old Testament: sacred texts and imperial contexts of the Hebrew Bible. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-405-18468-7. OCLC 455419934. 
  • ——— (2011). The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-199-74260-8. OCLC 671916759. 
  • ——— (2014). Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-20456-8. OCLC 877369828. 

Chapters[edit]

  • ——— (1996). "Canonization in the Context of Community". In Weis, Richard D.; ———. A gift of God in due season : essays on scripture and community in honor of James A. Sanders. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Supplement series. 225. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-850-75626-2. OCLC 37480916. 


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.utsnyc.edu/davidcarr
  2. ^ "Interview with David M. Carr- Current state of Bible Scholarship". The Book of Doctrines and Opinions:.