Ronald S. Hendel (“How Old Is the Hebrew Bible?”) is the Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on textual criticism, the Hebrew Bible, and ancient Near Eastern religion.
Susan E. Hylen (“5 Myths About Women in the New Testament Period”) teaches at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Her most recent book is Women in the New Testament World (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2018).
Jan Joosten (“How Old Is the Hebrew Bible?”) is the Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Oxford. He specializes in the Septuagint, Syriac texts and the biblical Dead Sea Scrolls.
Shua Kisilevitz (“Another Temple in Judah!”) is a research archaeologist with the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Assistant Director of the Huqoq Excavation Project. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Tel Aviv University.
Robert Knapp (“How Magic and Miracles Spread Christianity”) is Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles (2017).
Oded Lipschits (“Another Temple in Judah!”) is Professor of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures at Tel Aviv University and codirector of the Ellah Valley Regional Project and the Lautenschläger Azekah Expedition.