Welcome to the SOTS wiki


These pages on the subject of the Old Testament have all been written by academic specialists who are members of the Society for Old Testament Study (SOTS). To find out more about SOTS, go to the SOTS webpage. This Wiki will be officially launched as part of the anniversary celebrations of the Society in 2017. In the meantime the pages are currently under construction.
The editor of the Wiki is Dr Walter Houston. Technical support is provided by Dr James Aitken, Dr Jonathan Stökl and Dr Stuart Weeks. If you have questions, they can answer them or pass you on to someone who can.


These pages aim to provide reliable scholarly information in the subject area of Old Testament Study. They are written and edited by specialists in the field, and aim to be accurate while reflecting current debates in the field.


If you wish to contribute to the editing of these pages, you must be a member of SOTS. Further information will be provided to members in due course about editing,


Some pages on this site contain text in Greek and Hebrew. For ideal rendering of the characters, we recommend that you download and install the free Unicode fonts created by the Society for Biblical Literature: they can be found here.