Norman HabelNorman Charles Habel (born 1932) is an Australian Old Testament scholar.
Habel was born near Hamilton, Victoria, and was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia in 1955, serving as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Brooklyn. He taught at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and the Adelaide College of the Arts and Education, before becoming Principal of Kodaikanal International School in South India. Habel then returned to South Australia, serving as professor at the University of South Australia and then Flinders University.
In 2003, Habel was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia, for "service to education and the development of courses in religious studies in tertiary institutions in Australia, to reconciliation and social justice, and to the environment." In 2013, a ''Festschrift'' was published in his honour. ''Where the Wild Ox Roams: Biblical Essays in Honour of Norman C. Habel'' included contributions from David J. A. Clines and Ralph W. Klein. Provided by Wikipedia
Yahweh versus Baal: a conflict of religious cultures; a study in the relevance of Ugaritic materials for the early faith of Israel /
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