James Barr

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Birthday
20, 1924
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Oct 14, 2006 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1924
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Oct 14, 2006 (82)

About

Scottish professor and Old Testament scholar, who published the influential The Semantics of Biblical Language.

Before Fame

In 1951, he was ordained to the ministry of the Church of Scotland.

Trivia

He was editor of the Oxford Hebrew Dictionary project and the Journal of Semitic Studies.

Family Life

His grandfather was the politician James Barr.

Associated With

He held a professorship at Vanderbilt University, whose notable alumni include author James Patterson .