Donald T. Ariel (“Archive Discovered Under Maresha”) is the head of the Coin Department of the Israel Antiquities Authority. He works as a coin specialist with several expeditions in Israel, including at Sepphoris, Megiddo, and Bethsaida.
Regina A. Boisclair (“The Whole Christmas Package”) is Professor Emerita of Religious Studies at Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Alaska. Her publications include The Word of the Lord at Mass: Understanding the Lectionary (Liturgy Training Publications, 2015).
Kevin Burrell (“Representing Cush in the Hebrew Bible”) is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Burman University. His specialties include ethnicity in the Hebrew Bible, Cushites in the Bible and history, and the Book of Revelation.
Shimon Gibson (Milestones) is an archaeologist who teaches at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. His research interests include landscape archaeology, early Judaism, and early Christianity, as well as the history of archaeology and photography in the Middle East.
John Huehnergard (Milestones) is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in Semitic languages and linguistics, historical linguistics, writing systems, and ancient Near Eastern history.