An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, Peter J. Leithart (“David’s Threat to Nabal”) is currently a senior fellow in theology and literature at New St. Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho. He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming From Silence to Song: The Davidic Liturgical Revolution (Canon Press).
Richard Leson (“David: A Model Medieval King”) is a doctoral candidate in art history at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He is a contributor to The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library’s Medieval Picture Bible—the catalogue to the upcoming exhibition at the Walters Art Gallery—and is presently preparing a dissertation on the picture Bible.
Tikva Frymer-Kensky (“Unwrapping the Torah”) is professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Chicago Divinity School and the director of the biblical civilization program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. Her most recent book is Reading the Women of the Bible (Schocken, 2002).