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June 16, 1961 - Image 23

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Tucker Honored Dr. Albright Honored-ivi h Book on `Bible and Near E asE' on 70th Year

On his 70th birthday, on May
John 0. Wilson, University of cial assignments from Hebrew
24, Prof, W i l l i a m Foxwell
Chicago; "Hittite and Anatolian Union College-Jewish Institute
Albright, one of the world's
Audies,"
Dr. Albrecht Goetze, of Religion in Israel. He is a
most distinguished Bible schol-
member of the Catholic Biblical
Yale
University.
ars and an authority on the
Association and holds honorary
Prof. Albright, who was born doctorates from 18 universities.
literatures, languages and his-
in Chile, in 1891, son of a Metho-
tory of the Middle and Near
dist Minister, taught himself
East, was given a most unusual.
Hebrew at the age of 12 and
present,—the book of essays,
then already had memorized
1"The Bible and the Ancient_
many books he could secure on
Near East," edited by Prof. G.
ancient history and archaeology.
Ernest Wright and published by
He became director of the
Doubleday.
American School of Oriental
An added honor will be
Research in Jerusalem in 1920,
M A
lIV TIONS
accorded him next Thursday, in
at
and in 1929 he became chairman
the convention arena of Cobo
of the Oriental Seminary at
Hall, when he will receive the
REILLY'S HURONTAVEN
Johns Hopkins University in
honorary Doctor of Humanities
$8 0 Per Week, Up
HONORED f or "distin- degree from Wayne State Uni-
1929, retiring from that post as
ON LAKE HURON
guished service to Israel in versity. He will be cited for
Professor Emeritus in 1958. He
Phone FOrest 2-2626
its formative years" and "out- "his distinguished achievements
was visiting professor at the
Tawas City, Box 303, Mich.
standing leadership in fur- l 'and for his demonstration that
Jewish Theological Seminary in
J. J. REILLY
PROF. W. F. ALBRIGHT.
thering the highest principals the Judeo-Christian tradition of
New York, last year, had spe-
of democracy and human the intrinsic worth of the indi-
dignity," Richard Tucker, vidual remains the most solid paleography . . . his work in
the Egyptian syllabic vocabu-
• Olt A OtIttitt VACAt1010
Brooklyn-born tenor star of bulwark of the rights of man."
lary, his reconstruction of the
the Metropolitan Opera, re-
Dr. Albright also will be Mosaic era of -biblical history,
ceveid from Colonel Jacob
On
honored OW-Friday, June 23, his synchronistic s t u d i e s of
Arvey, chairman of. Chicago's
Beautiful
Near Easter n chronology,
at
a.luncheon
in
the
Mc-
Israel Bond Organization,
Lake
Gregor Memorial Conference including South Arabis, his
one of 13 gold plaques pre-
Muskoka
Center, by the Department of philological studies of ancient
sented to outstanding Ameri-
Near Eastern Languages and Hebrew poetry in the context
cans at Chicago's celebration
Literatures
of the Wayne of the Northwest Semitic
of the 13th anniversary of
State University College of milieu . . ."
GRAVENHURST, US
A
A
Israel's statehood. Mrs.
Liberal Arts. A distinguished
"The purpose of this volume,"
Dancing Nightly to Murray Alter n
atew
Orchestra
Tucker is shown here with
committee of 0*Ivolic, Jew- Prof. Wrig1411kates, "is to de-
Professional Night Club a
T. .
tertainment-
her husband.
ish and Protestant leaders is scribe the c our se taken by
Full Time Social a
orts
ectors
Champagne Nights
sponsoring the luncheon.
iday Mi ight Buffets
scholarly research since World
Children's. Day Camp--Ra
rom $67.50 weekly, dbl. occup.
T h e impressive Doubleday i War I in the various areas of
FINEST
SHER CUISINE
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an unusual honor to a great gained of the progress made
scholar by his colleagues, 14 of and of the problems demanding
349 N. S
whom have contributed essays solution." While attaining this
So.
to this impressive work. • goal, the volume honors a great
Fully Fu
d • M ern
Prof. G. Ernest Wright, of scholar.
Gravenhurst, Ontatio — Phone Toronto LEnnox 6-4710
Showers •
Elec. Refrig.
H a r v a r d, in his foreword, as
One of the 14 essays is by
Private
Playground
editor of this volume, pays great Prof. Wright, on the subject
Patio •
ishing • Boating
t r i b u t e to Dr. Albright and `The Archaeology of Palestine."
Week,
nth or Season
refers to "his archaeological
Dr. Albright himself has a
Anna Davidson, Prop.
chronology of Palestine, and his share in this volume with an
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Phone 908-W
anite, H e b r e w and Jewish anites in the History of
Civilization" and his widely
acclaimed Bibliography on
archaeological c am pa i g n s
from 1911 through May 1958.
In: additiOn to the subject
index, the author index ap-
pended to this book will be
most helpful to scholars.
The Rev. Dr. William J.
try
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