Dr Paul Williamson

Paul and Karen have two adult sons Matthew and Andrew.

Paul has taught Old Testament at Moore since 2001. He is currently working on commentaries on Exodus and Ezekiel.

Recreationally, Karen and Paul enjoy seaside walks, and playing competitive basketball.


Publications

Monographs

Death and the Afterlife: Biblical Perspectives on Ultimate Questions. NSBT 44. London: IVP, 2017.

Sealed with an Oath: A Biblical Theology of Covenant. NSBT 23. Apollos: Illinois, 2007.

 

Articles & Essays

‘Introduction and notes on Exodus’. Pages 112-188 in NIV Zondervan Study Bible.  Edited by D.A. Carson. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2015.

‘Covenants’. Pages 2646-2648 in NIV Zondervan Study Bible. Edited by D.A. Carson. Grand. Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2015.

‘What was said through the Prophet(s): Matthew’s use of the OT.’ Chapter 3 in Listen to Him. Reading & Preaching Emmanuel in Matthew. Edited by Peter G. Bolt. London: Latimer House, 2015.

‘Destruction or Transformation? Earth’s Future in Biblical Perspective’. Pages 125-45 in As Long as the Earth endures: The Bible, Creation and the Environment. Edited by Jonathan A. Moo and Robin Routledge. Nottingham: Apollos, 2014.

‘“Because he loved your forefather” Election, Atonement, and Intercession in the Pentateuch’. Pages 227-46 in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her. Edited by David Gibson and Jonathan Gibson. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway, 2013.

‘Joel’. Pages 970–971 in NIV Proclamation Bible with introductory essays, section introductions and introductions to Bible books. Edited by Lee Gatiss. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013.

‘Historical Roots of the Gospel’, Reformed Theological Review 70/2 (2011): 73–106.

‘Canon’. Pages 35-41 in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings. Edited by T. Longman & P. Enns. Downers Grove: Inter Varsity Press, 2008.

‘Promises with strings attached: covenant and law in Exodus 19–24’. Pages 89–122 in Exploring Exodus: Literary, theological and contemporary approaches. Edited by Brian S. Rosner. & P.R. Williamson. Nottingham: Apollos, 2008.

‘Covenant: the beginning of a biblical idea’.  Reformed Theological Review 65/1 (2006): 1-14.

‘Land’. Pages 638-643 in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books. Edited by B.T. Arnold and H.G.M. Williamson. Downers Grove/Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2005.

‘Abraham’. Pages 8-17 in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Edited by T. D. Alexander and D. W. Baker. Downers Grove/Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2003.

‘Circumcision’. Pages 122-12 in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Edited by T. D. Alexander and D. W. Baker. Downers Grove/Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2003.

‘Covenant’. Pages 139-155 in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Edited by T. D. Alexander and D. W. Baker. Downers Grove/Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2003.

Abraham, Israel and the Nations: The Patriarchal Promise and its Covenantal Development in Genesis. JSOT Supplement Series, 315. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

‘Abraham, Israel and the Church’. Evangelical Quarterly 72 (2000): 99–118.

‘Covenant’. Pages 419–29 in New Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Edited by T. D. Alexander and B. S. Rosner. Leicester/Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

‘Promise and Fulfilment: The Territorial Inheritance’. Pages 15–34 in The Land of Promise: Biblical, Theological and Contemporary Perspectives. Edited by P. S. Johnson and P. W. L. Walker. Leicester: Apollos, 2000.


Current Research

The Book of Exodus (Under Contract: Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series (TOTC), IVP)

The Book of Ezekiel (Under Contract: Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation Commentary Series (BTCP), Broadman & Holman)

Latest Books, Blogs
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Interests
  • Basketball
  • Reading
  • Academic Biography
  • 1989 Diploma in Theological and Pastoral Studies (Irish Baptist College)
  • 1990 Bachelor of Divinity (Honours in Biblical Studies) (The Queen’s University of Belfast)
  • 1999 PhD (The Queen’s University of Belfast)
  • Previous Experience
  • 1979-85 Secular Employment
  • 1985-89 Ministerial Training
  • 1989-93 Baptist Pastoral Ministry
  • 1990-93 Part-time Lecturer in Old Testament, Irish Baptist College
  • 1993-00 Full-time Lecturer in Old Testament, Irish Baptist College
  • 1994- Member of Tyndale Fellowship
  • 1997 Teaching Assistant, Department of Semitic Studies, Queen’s University, Belfast
  • 1999-00 Senior Adviser of Studies (Institute of Theology, QUB)
  • 2001- Lecturer in Old Testament, Moore College
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