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Albright, William Foxwell

(1891–1971). Orientalist; b. Coquimbo, Chile; educ. Upper Iowa U., Fayette, Iowa, and Johns Hopkins U., Baltimore, Maryland Acting dir. Am. School of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, 1920–21; dir. 1921–29, 1933–36; prof. Johns Hopkins U. 1929–58; research prof. Jewish Theol. Sem. Am. 1957–59. Led archaeol. expeditions. Pres. Palestine Oriental Soc. 1921–22, 1934–35, Am. Oriental Soc. 1935–36. Works include From the Stone Age to Christianity; Archaeology and the Religion of Israel; The Archaeology of Palestine; History, Archaeology, and Christian Humanism; Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan. See also Geography, Christian, 8.

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