Avaris to Avanim
Pursuing Holiness


The Author

Scott Williams is a PhD student at Claremont School of Theology in Hebrew Bible.  He obtained an MA Theology (Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature) from Fuller Theological Seminary (2013) and a BA Psychology from Taylor University (2006).  Scott is an appointed Associate Pastor at Foothill Community Church in Azusa, CA, and ordained Elder in the Free Methodist Church of Southern California. 

Recent Publications

Ur”, in the Routledge Dictionary of Ancient Mediterranean Religions.  Edited by Eric Orlin, Lisbeth Fried, and Jennifer W. Knust. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Ben-Ammi, son of Lot,” “Eleazar, son of Aaron,” “Phoenician Colonies,” “Prayer of Thanksgiving (Nag Hammadi),” and “Rock of Rimmon.” Lexham Bible Dictionary, edited by John Barry. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2015.

Baal-Berith,” “Philo of Byblos,” “Rameses,” “Re,” and “Teman, son of Eliphaz.” Lexham Bible Dictionary, edited by Lazarus Wentz.  Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2014.


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