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Eugene H. Merrill

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Studies

B.A., Bob Jones University, 1957; M.A., 1960; Ph.D., 1963; M.A., New York University, 1970; M.Phil., Columbia University, 1976; Ph.D., 1985.

Dr. Merrill has been heavily involved in international Christian ministry in Europe, Asia, and the Near East. As a scholar Dr. Merrill regularly contributes to leading journals, periodicals, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and commentaries. Academia runs in his family as his wife, Janet, holds a doctorate in counselor education from Columbia University and his daughter, Sonya, earned a Ph.D. in medical ethics from the University of London and an M.D. from Harvard University.

Eugene H. Merrill
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  1. Merrill, Eugene H., "Old Testament Scholarship and the Man in the Street: Whence and Whither?." JETS 55, no. 1 (2012). 5-14.
  2. Merrill, Eugene H., "Old Testament Archaeology: Its Promises and Pitfalls." Journal of Dispensational Theology , no. 13 (2009). 5-19.
  3. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East." Areopagus Journal 9, no. 6 (2009). 8-15.
  4. Merrill, Eugene H., "Remembering : A Central Theme in Biblical Worship." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 43, no. 1 (2000). 27-36.
  5. Merrill, Eugene H., "Deuteronomy and History: Anticipation or Reflection?." Faith and Mission 18, no. 1 (2000). 57-76.
  6. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Peoples of the Old Testament According to Genesis 10." Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 3-22.
  7. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Late Bronze/Early Iron Age Transition and the Emergence of Israel." Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 145-162.
  8. Merrill, Eugene H., "Royal Priesthood : An Old Testament Messianic Motif." Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 50-61.
  9. Merrill, Eugene H., "The "Accession Year" and Davidic Chronology." Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society 19 (1989). 101-112.
  10. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Literary Character of Isaiah 40-55, Pt 1 : Survey of a Century of Studies; Pt 2: Literary Genres." Bibliotheca Sacra 144 (1987). 144-156.
  11. Merrill, Eugene H., "Covenant and the Kingdom : Genesis 1-3 As Foundation for Biblical Theology." Criswell Theological Review 1 (1987). 295-308.
  12. Merrill, Eugene H., "Isaiah 40-55 As Anti-Babylonian Polemic." Grace Theological Journal 8, no. 1 (1987). 3-18.
  13. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Literary Character of Isaiah 40-55, Pt 1 : Survey of a Century of Studies; Pt 2: Literary Genres." Bibliotheca Sacra 144 (1987). 24-43.
  14. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Life and Times of the Patriarchs." Fundamentalist Journal 5, no. 4 (1986). 22-23.
  15. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Book of Ruth : Narration and Shared Themes." Bibliotheca Sacra 142 (1985). 130-141.
  16. Merrill, Eugene H., "Ebla and Biblical Historical Inerrancy." Bibliotheca Sacra 140 (1983). 302-321.
  17. Merrill, Eugene H., "Palestinian Archaeology and the Date of the Conquest : Do Tells Tell Tales?." Grace Theological Journal 3, no. 1 (1982). 107-121.
  18. Merrill, Eugene H., "Paul's Use of "About 450 Years" in Acts 13-20." Bibliotheca Sacra 138 (1981). 246-257.
  19. Merrill, Eugene H., "Fixed Dates in Patriarchal Chronology." Bibliotheca Sacra 137 (1980). 241-251.
  20. Merrill, Eugene H., "The Sign of Jonah." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 23 (1980). 23-30.
  21. Merrill, Eugene H., "Rashi, Nicholas De Lyra, and Christian Exegesis." Westminster Theological Journal 38 (1975). 66-79.
  22. Merrill, Eugene H., "Odes of Solomon and the Acts of Thomas : A Comparative Study." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 17 (1974). 231-234.
  23. Merrill, Eugene H., "Sabbatai Zvi and Jewish Messianism." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 16 (1973). 159-165.
  24. Merrill, Eugene H., "Who Are Today's True Prophets." Christianity Today 15 (1971). 8-12.
  25. Merrill, Eugene H., "Name Terms of the Old Testament Prophet of God." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 14 (1971). 239-248.

Academic Interests

  • Old Testament backgrounds
  • History of Israel
  • Old Testament theology

Personal Interests

  • Travel

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