Albert Pietersma's Biography (Books)

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Biography and Education

Born September 28, 1935, The Netherlands, of Frisian parents Emigrated to Canada, 1951 Married Margaret J. Stadig, 1960. Children: Bryan L., Kevin S., Larisa R.
B.A. Classics and Philosophy, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Michigan, 1962 B.D. Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids Michigan, 1965 Ph.D. Hebrew Language and Literature (Septuagint), University of Toronto, 1970. Dissertation: "A Textual-Critical Analysis of Chester Beatty Biblical Papyri IV and V." (J. W. Wevers, supervisor)

Research and Teaching

Publications:


Courses currently taught

- NMC 225F - Graded Readings - Units 1-4
- NMC 225F - Hand-outs (1 to 28...Appendices 1 to 3)

Academic History:


- Present appointment: Professor emeritus, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto
- Tenure award: 1971 Other teaching experience:
- Teaching Fellow, Dept. of Classics, Calvin College, 1961-62
- Teaching Fellow, Dept. of German, Calvin College, 1962-65
- Teaching Fellow, Combined Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, University of Toronto, 1966-69
- Sessional Lecturer, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Victoria University, 1969-70
- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Victoria University, 1970-76
- Associate Professor, 1976-81
- Professor, 1981-2001
- Professor emeritus 2001
- Festschrift: 2001 The Old Greek Psalter: Studies in Honour of Albert Pietersma. Edited by Robert J.V. Hiebert, Claude E. Cox and Peter J. Gentry

Professional Affiliations and Activities.

- Secretary and Archivist of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, 1972-80
- President of the International Organization of Septuagint and Cognate Studies, 1980-87
- Immediate Past President of the IOSCS, 1987-1993
- Honorary President of the IOSCS, 1993-

Member:


- Society of Biblical Literature
- International Association of Papyrologists
- American Society of Papyrologists
- International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
- Translation Committee, A New English Translation of the Septuagint

Joint Editor
- A New English Translation of the Septuagint (NETS)
- IOSCS Commentary on the Septuagint, 1998-2006

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