With this issue we say goodbye to BR columnist Bernhard Anderson. In his last column (see “A Teacher Like Elijah”), he remembers the scholarship and sensitivity of his mentor. We thank Professor Anderson for sharing these same characteristics with BR readers in six years’ worth of insightful columns.
The author of more than 30 novels, plays and profiles of biblical figures, Elie Wiesel (“Cain and Abel”) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.
Ora Horn Prouser (“Clothes Maketh the Man”) is a visiting assistant professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary, in New York. Her previous publications include “The Truth About Women and Lying,” in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 61 (1994).
Film buff Peter T. Chattaway (“Jesus in the Movies”) is a freelance writer who first studied film while earning a degree in religious studies from the University of British Columbia. As a reporter for Christian Info News, in Vancouver, Chattaway has reviewed numerous religious films and has written a series of articles on Bible scholars.