PCA Historical Center

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Bibliography of the Writings of
Robert Dick Wilson [1856-1930]


[A red arrow (4 ) indicates materials on file in the PCA Historical Center as part of the Robert Dick Wilson Papers.]

1882
4" 'The Light of Asia,' " The Presbyterian Review, 3.4 (October 1882) 666-687.

1887
4Review: "Arabic Grammar, Paradigms, Literature, Chrestomathy, and Glossary, by Dr. A. Socin, The Presbyterian Review, 8.3 (July 1887) 567-568.

1890
4"The Date of Genesis x.," The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 1.2 (April 1890) 252-281.
4Review: Essays in Biblical Greek, by Edwin Hatch, in The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 1.1 (January 1890) 124-126.
4Review: Sammlung von Assyrischen und Babylonischen Texten in Umschrift und Uebersetzung, edited by Eberhard Schrader, The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 1.2 (April 1890) 351-353.

1891
4Elements of Syriac Grammar by an Inductive Method, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891; 209pp.)
4Introductory Syriac Method and Manual, (New York: C. Scribner, 1891; 160pp.)
4Review: Hebrew Word Manual, by James Alexander Craig, in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 2.1 (January 1891) 175-176.

1892

4Notes on Hebrew Syntax, (Allegheny, PA: n.p. [self-published?], 1892; 65pp.)
4Review: Pentateuchus Samaritanus ad fidem librorum manuscriptorum....H. Petermann, in The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 3.1 (January 1892) 199-203.

1893

4"On Kathemenos in Matthew 4:16", The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 4.16 (October 1893) 663-665.
4Review: in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 4.698.


1895
4Review: in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 6.375.

1896

4Review: in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 7.343.

1898
4Review: The Tel-el-Amarna Letters, by Hugh Winckler, in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 9.1 (January 1898) 189-192.
4Review: Aegyptische Grammatik, by Adolf Erman, in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 9.2 (April 1898) 368.
4Review: Introduction to the Talmud, by M. Mielziner, in Presbyterian and Reformed Review, 9.3 (July 1898) 548-551.

1900

4Titles of the Persian Kings, (self-published, n.p., 31pp.)

1901

4The Lower Criticism of the Old Testament as a Preparation for the Higher Criticism (Princeton, NJ: C.S. Robinson, 1901; 12pp.). Text of Dr. Wilson's inaugural address at Princeton Seminary upon his installation as Professor of Semitic Philology and Old Testament Criticism.

1902

4"Lost Meaning of Hebrew Roots", The Presbyterian and Reformed Review 13.50 (April 1902) 277-292.

1903
4"Babylon and Israel: A Comparison of their Leading Ideas Based upon Their Vocabularies," The Princeton Theological Review, 1.2 (April 1903) 239-255.

1904
4Review: Fragments of an Early Christian Liturgy in Syrian Inscriptions, by W.K. Prentice, The Princeton Theological Review, 2.2 (April 1904) 349.
4Review: Jets over de Betrekkingen Tusschen Nederland en Abessinie in de Zeventiende Eeuw, by Dr. Enno Littmann, The Princeton Theological Review, 2.2 (April 1904) 363-364.
4"Royal Titles in Antiquity: An Essay in Criticism, The Princeton Theological Review, 2.2 (April 1904) 257-282; 2.3 (July 1904) 465-497; 2.4 (October 1904) 618-664.

1905
4"Royal Titles in Antiquity: An Essay in Criticism, The Princeton Theological Review, 3.1 (January 1905) 55-80; 3.2
(April 1905) 238-267; 3.3 (July 1905) 422-440; 3.4 (October 1905) 558-572.
4
"The Linguistic Evidence for the Relations between Babylon and Israel," The Bible Student and Teacher 2.5 (May 1905): 324-340.
4"Was Abraham a Myth?" in The Bible Student and Teacher 3.2 (August 1905): 90-103.

1906

4Hebrew Prose Composition, (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Theological Seminary, 1906), 47pp., 15cm. w. x 22cm. h. [Lessons numbered to accompany Illustrations of Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar]
4
Illustrations of Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar with Vocabularies, (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Theological Seminary, 1906)
4Review: Compendious Syriac Grammar, by Theodor Noldeke, Princeton Theological Review, 4.2 (April 1906) 286-287.

1908

4A Hebrew Grammar for Beginners, (Leipzig, Germany: W. Drugulin, 1908; 98pp.); (reprinted, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1908, bound with Illustrations of Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar)

1912

4"The Aramaic of Daniel," in Biblical and Theological Studies, by the Faculty of Princeton Theological Seminary, (New York: Scribner, 1912), pages 261-306.
4"The Book of Daniel," in Volume VII of The Fundamentals: A Testimony (Chicago: Testimony Publishing Company, [1912]), pp. 88-100.

1914
4"The Papyrus of Elephantine," The Princeton Theological Review, 12.3 (July 1914) 411-426.

1915
4"The Book of Daniel and the Canon," The Princeton Theological Review, 13.3 (July 1915) 352-408.
4Numerous articles in The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, (Chicago: The Howard-Severance Company, 1915; revised edition, 1929). Articles authored by Dr. Wilson include: Abednego (vol. 1, pages 4-5); Ahasuerus (1.80-81); Arsaces (1.260); Artaxerxes (1.260); Ashpenaz (1.270); Belshazzar (1.433); Cambyses (1.546-47); Daniel (2.782-83); Daniel, Book of (2.783-787); Darius (2.788-89); Evil-Merodach (2.1043); Ezra (2.1082-83); Ezra-Nehemiah, Books of (2.1083-85); Melzar (3.2030); "Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin" (3.2032); Merodach-Baladan (3.2036-37); Nebuchadnezzar (4.2127-29); Nehemiah (4.2131-32); Sanballat (4.2681); Shadrach (4.2746); Sheshbazzaar (4.2766); Tirshatha (5.2986-87); Tobiah (5.2990); Zerubbabel (5.3147-48) and perhaps others as well. Many of these entries were retained in whole or in edited form in the 1979 Wm. B. Eerdmans edition of the Encyclopedia.

1916
4"The Silence of Ecclesiasticus Concerning Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 14.3 (July 1916) 448-474.

1917

4Studies in the Book of Daniel, (Volume 1 - New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1917; volume 2 - New York: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1938; reprinted in one volume by Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1972; reprinted in two volumes by Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene, OR, 2002)
4"The Title 'King of Persia' in the Scriptures," The Princeton Theological Review, 15.1 (January 1917) 90-145.

1918
4Review: An Introduction to the Old Testament, Chronologically Arranged, by Harlan Creelman, The Princeton Theological Review, 16.2 (April 1918) 305.
4"The Authenticity of Jonah," The Princeton Theological Review, 16.2 (April 1918) 280-298 and 16.3 (July 1918) 430-456.
4"hnm, 'To Appoint,' in the Old Testament, The Princeton Theological Review, 16.4 (October 1918) 645-654.
4"What Does 'The Sun Stood Still' Mean?," The Princeton Theological Review, 16.1 (January 1918) 46-54.

1919

4"Scientific Biblical Criticism," The Princeton Theological Review, 17.2 (April 1919) 190-240 and 17.3 (July 1919) 401-456.
4"The Present State of the Daniel Controversy," The Biblical Review (New York: Bible Teachers Training School), 4.2 (April 1919): 226-246.
4"The Use of 'God' and 'Lord' in the Koran," The Princeton Theological Review, 17.4 (October 1919) 644-650.
4"The Word ryhzh in Daniel xii.3," The Princeton Theological Review, 17.1 (January 1919) 128-133.

1920
4"Use of the Words for God in the Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphical Literature of the Jews," The Princeton Theological Review, volume 18, number 1 (January 1920) pages 103-122.
4"The Names of God in the Old Testament," The Princeton Theological Review, 18.3 (July 1920) pages 460-492.

1921
4Review: Breve Introducción a la Critica Textual del A.T. por A. Fernández Truyols, S.I.," The Princeton Theological Review, 19.1 (January 1921) 157-158.
4Review: Contending for the Faith: Essays in Constructive Criticism and Positive Apologetics, by Leander G. Kayser, The Princeton Theological Review, 19.2 (April 1921) 337-338.
4"The Names for God in the New Testament," The Princeton Theological Review, 19.3 (July 1921) 391-433.
4Review: "A Handbook to the Septuagint, by Richard R. Ottley, The Princeton Theological Review, 19.3 (July 1921)
505-506.
4Review: "Contributions toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture, Vol. II, by Leo Wiener, The Princeton Theological Review, 19.3 (July 1921) 511-512.
4Review: "Die Chronik von Arbela, ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des altesten Christentums im Orient, by Von Eduard Schau; Vom Christentum in der Persis, by Von Eduard Sachau; Zur Ausbreitung des Christentums in Asien, by Von Eduard Sachau; Vom Klosterbuch des Shabushti, by Von Eduard Sachau, The Princeton Theological Review, 19.3
(July 1921) 512.
4"Apocalypses and the Date of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 19.4 (October 1921) 529-545.
4Review: "The Old Testament in the Life of Today, by John A. Rice, The Princeton Theological Review, 19.4 (October 1921) 676-684..

1922

4"Age of the Bible Told by Foreign Words It Contains," [stenographic report of an address by Robert Dick Wilson, one of a series in the Special Summer Course (1922) of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, Moody Bible Institute Monthly, December 1922, pages 147-151.
4
"Daniel Not Quoted," The Princeton Theological Review, 20.1 (January 1922) 57-68.
4"Darius the Mede," The Princeton Theological Review, 20.2 (April 1922) 177-211.
4"External Testmony to the Old Testament, Part III - Fourth Day's Proceedings," Moody Bible Institute Monthly, March 1922, pages 896-898. Another portion [Part I?] of this article was reprinted in The Gospel Witness and Protestant Advocate, 20 February 1958, pages 711-713.
4Introduction to The Shepherd-Prince: A Historical Romance of the Days of Isaiah, by Abraham Mapu. Translated from the Hebrew by Benjamin A.M. Schapiro. New York City: Published by the Translator, 1922. Dr. Wilson's Introduction appears on pp. xi-xiv of this work of xx + 380 pp.
4Is the Higher Criticism Scholarly?, (Philadelphia: Sunday School Times Co., 1922; 62pp. and at least nine editions, through 1948; Dr. Allan A. MacRae wrote the Foreword to the Ninth Edition, pages 12a - 12d) ; (Chicago: Bible Institute Colportage Association, 1922); (London and Edinburgh: Marshall Brothers, 1922); (Nashville, TN: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1924); Is de nieuwe critiek wetenschappenlijk? (Kampen: Kok, 1924); (Philadelphia: Sunday School Times Co., 1948, 9th edition and 1953, 10th edition).

1923
4"The Influence of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 21.3 (July 1923) pages 337-371 and 21.4 (October 1923) 541-584.
4"The Origin of the Ideas of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 21.2 (April 1923) 161-201.

1924
4"The Background of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 22.1 (January 1924) 1-26.
4"Critical Note on Exodus 6:3," The Princeton Theological Review, 22.1 (January 1924) 108-119.
4Review: The Higher Criticism in Relation to the Pentateuch, by Edouard Naville, The Princeton Theological Review, 20.1 (January 1924) 139-141.
4"The Prophecies of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 22.3 (July 1924) 378-401.

1925
4"Aramaisms in the Old Testament," The Princeton Theological Review, 23.2 (April 1925) 234-266.
4"The Words for 'Kingdom' in the Old Testament, The Princeton Theological Review, 23.1 (January 1925) 133-137

1926

4A Scientific Investigation of the Old Testament, (Philadelphia: Sunday School Times Co., 1926; 225pp.); (London: Marshall Brothers, 1926); (New York: Harper, 1929); (Chicago: Moody Press, 1959); An index to this work was prepared in 1953 by Frederick Hixson Gere, presented as a term project to William Sanford LaSor.
4"Jesus and the Old Testament," The Princeton Theological Review, 24.4 (October 1926) 632-661.
4"The Headings of the Psalms," The Princeton Theological Review, 24.1 (January 1926) 1-37 and 24.3 (July 1926) 353-395.
4"The Meaning of 'Alma' (A.V. "Virgin") in Isaiah VII.14," The Princeton Theological Review, 24.2 (April 1926) 308-316.
4"Virgin Means Virgin", The Evangelical Student, 1.2 (October 1926) 12-13. [summary of an RDW article in The Princeton Theological Review, April 1926; summary by E. Van Deusen]

1927

4"Evidence in Hebrew Diction for the Dates of Documents, The Princeton Theological Review, 25.3 (July 1927) 353-388.
4"The Names for God in the Psalms," The Princeton Theological Review, 25.1 (January 1927) 1-39.
4"On the Hebrew of Daniel," The Princeton Theological Review, 25.1 (April 1927) 177-199.
4The Radical Criticism of the Psalter, (London: Victoria Institute, 1927; 27pp.) "Read in the author's absence at the 702nd ordinary general meeting of the Victoria Institute. Includes a response by James William Thirtle." [on file: uncorrected proof, 17pp., i.e., without Thirtle response]
"Why I Believe the Old Testament, The Evangelical Student, 1.4 (April 1927) 11 - 14. [Notes from Dr. Wilson's addresses before the Bible League in Great Britain in 1925; notes by E. Van Deusen.]

1928
4"Foreign Words in the Old Testament as an Evidence of Historicity," 26.2 (April 1928) 177-247.
4"The Rule of Faith and Life, The Princeton Theological Review, 26.3 (July 1928) 423-450.
4Introduction to The Bible Under Fire, by John L. Campbell, D.D., (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928), pages xv-xviii.

1929

4"The Textual Criticism of the Old Testament," The Princeton Theological Review, 27.1 (January 1929) 36-59.

1930

4Introduction to the Old Testament, [twenty-two lectures from the Spring, 1930 semester at Westminster Theological Seminary, transcribed by Winifred Thomas, daughter of W. Griffith Thomas, under the direction of Allan A. MacRae, 92 pages in typescript, single line spacing]
4
"The Study and Defense of the Bible in Westminster Seminary," Christianity Today [original series] 1.2 (June 1930)
5-6.


"Why I Believe the Old Testament," 1.4 (Apr. 1927) 11 - 14. [from notes by E. Van Deusen]