“Searching for Bethsaida: The Case for Et-Tell,”: Rami Arav is Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Director of the Bethsaida Excavation Project at the site of et-Tell.
“Searching for Bethsaida: The Case for El-Araj,”: Mordechai Aviam is the Director of the Institute for Galilean Archaeology at Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee. He co-directs excavations at el-Araj, Shikhin, and Yodefat.
Biblical Profiles: “The Gospel According to Eve,”: Amanda W. Benckhuysen is the Johanna K. and Martin J. Wyngaarden Senior Professor of Old Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary. Her research specialties include biblical interpretation, reception history, and Christian feminism.
“Were There Women at Qumran?”: Sidnie White Crawford is Professor of Classics and Religious Studies emerita at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is an internationally recognized scholar of the Dead Sea Scrolls and textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible.
“Brick by Brick: What Did the Israelites Build in Egypt?”: David A. Falk is a Research Associate at the Vancou-ver School of Theology. He received his Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Liverpool.
Chris Keith (Milestone) is Director of the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible and Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St. Mary’s University in Twickenham.
Site Seeing: “El-Jazzar’s Architectural Gem,”: Jonathan Klawans is Professor of Religion at Boston University. His most recent book is Heresy, Forgery, Novelty: Condemning, Denying, and Asserting Innovation in Ancient Judaism (Oxford Univ. Press, 2019).
“Searching for Bethsaida: The Case for El-Araj,”: R. Steven Notley is Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins and the Director of the Graduate Program in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins at Nyack College in New York City. He is also the Co-director of the El Araj Excavation Project.
Gerbern S. Oegema (Book Review) is Professor of Biblical Studies and Director of Centre for Research on Re-ligion at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. His research interests encompass topics within ancient Judaism and the Jewish background of early Christianity.
“When Did Literacy Emerge in Judah?”: Matthieu Richelle teaches at the Faculté Libre de Théologie Évangélique and the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris). He is the author of The Bible and Archaeology (Hendrickson, 2018).
“Shedding Light on Judean Refugees,”: James Riley Strange is Professor of Religion and New Testament in the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and Director of the Shikhin Excavation Project.