Presentation Title

Exegetical Problems Caused by Other Hands in the Text?

Presenter Status

Professor of Hebrew Bible & Ancient Near Eastern Languages, Department of Old Testament


Seminary Chapel

Start Date

25-3-2018 6:30 PM

End Date

25-3-2018 7:00 PM


The Readability of the Pentateuch

Biographical Sketch

Roy E. Gane is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Languages at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary of Andrews University. Originally from Australia, he earned his Ph.D. in biblical Hebrew language and literature at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in Leviticus under Jacob Milgrom.

Gane has given presentations on six continents and has authored numerous articles and eight books: (1) God’s Faulty Heroes, (2) Altar Call, (3) Ritual Dynamic Structure, (4) Leviticus, Numbers (NIV Application Commentary), (5) Cult and Character: Purification Offerings, Day of Atonement, and Theodicy, (6) Who’s Afraid of the Judgment? The Good News About Christ’s Work in the Heavenly Sanctuary, (7) In the Shadow of the Shekinah: God’s Journey With Us, and (8) Old Testament Law for Christians. He has also contributed the Leviticus portion of the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, the Leviticus and Numbers portions of The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary, study notes on five biblical books for The Andrews Study Bible, and was the primary translator for the Leviticus portion of the Common English Bible.

Roy is married to Constance, who holds a Ph.D. in Mesopotamian Archaeology from the University of California, Berkeley. Connie also teaches at Andrews University and is Curator of the Siegfried H. Horn Museum. Together, Connie and Roy have excavated in Iraq, Jordan, and Israel.


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Exegetical Problems Caused by Other Hands in the Text?

Seminary Chapel