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(p. xiii) List of Contributors

(p. xiii) List of Contributors

Reinhard Achenbach

is Professor of Old Testament, University of Muenster (Germany), Faculty of Protestant Theology.

Aryeh Amihay

teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His book Theory and Practice in Essene Law was published in 2016 (Oxford University Press).

Richard E. Averbeck

is Director of the PhD in Theological studies and Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, USA.

Pamela Barmash

is a professor of Hebrew Bible and Biblical Hebrew at Washington University in St. Louis. Her books are Homicide in the Biblical World (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and Exodus in the Jewish Experience: Echoes and Reverberations edited with W. David Nelson (Lexington Books, 2015). She is currently finishing a book on the Laws of Hammurabi.

Assnat Bartor

is a lecturer in Biblical Studies at Tel Aviv University, focusing on Biblical Law, and a criminal attorney and lawyer specializing in human rights. Her book Reading Law as Narrative, A Study in the Casuistic Laws of the Pentateuch was published in 2010 (SBLAIL 5).

Alejandro F. Botta

is Associate Professor of the Hebrew Bible at Boston University School of Theology.

John J. Collins

is Holmes Professor of Old Testament at Yale Divinity School. His recent books include The Invention of Judaism. Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul (University of California Press) and The Dead Sea Scrolls. A Biography (Princeton University Press).

Stephen L. Cook

is Catherine N. McBurney Professor of Old Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary. His books include The Anchor Yale Bible: Ezekiel 38–48, Reading Deuteronomy (Smyth & Helwys), and The Social Roots of Biblical Yahwism (Society of Biblical Literature).

James L. Crenshaw

is Robert L. Flowers Emeritus Professor of Old Testament, Duke University. He is the author of Old Testament Wisdom (3rd ed., Qoheleth); Sipping from the Cup of Wisdom (vols. I–II); Urgent Advice and Probing Questions; Defending God; and commentaries on Ecclesiastes and Job.

(p. xiv) Eryl Wynn Davies

is Emeritus Professor at Bangor University, Wales, UK, and the author of Biblical Criticism (Bloomsbury T&T Clark) and The Immoral Bible: Approaches to Biblical Ethics (T&T Clark International).

Maria E. Doerfler

serves as Assistant Professor of Late Antiquity in Yale University’s Department of Religious Studies.

Cynthia Edenburg

lectures on Hebrew Bible in the Department of History, Philosophy and Jewish Studies at the Open University of Israel.

Yitzhaq Feder

is a lecturer in the Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Haifa.

Roy E. Gane

is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Languages at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University (Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA). His book Old Testament Law for Christians: Original Context and Enduring Application was published in 2017 (Baker Academic).

Anselm C. Hagedorn

is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism at the University of Osnabrück (Germany).

Catherine Hezser

is Professor of Jewish Studies at SOAS, University of London, and Professor II (visiting professor) at the University of Oslo.

Herbert B. Huffmon

is Emeritus Professor of Bible, Drew University.

Susan E. Hylen

is Associate Professor of New Testament at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.

Jan Joosten

is Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Oxford and student of Christ Church.

Thomas Kazen

is Professor of Biblical Studies at Stockholm School of Theology, University College Stockholm, Sweden, and the author of Emotions in Biblical Law: A Cognitive Science Approach (Sheffield Phoenix, 2011).

David Levine

is Associate Professor of Talmud at the Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem.

Hilary Lipka

is an instructor in the Religious Studies Program at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dalia Marx

is a Professor of Liturgy and Midrash at the Jerusalem of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

William S. Morrow

is Professor of Hebrew and Hebrew Scriptures at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario. He is the author of An Introduction to Biblical Law (2017).

Leib Moscovitz

is Professor of Talmud in Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Tzvi Novick

is Associate Professor and Abrams Chair of Jewish Thought and Culture in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

(p. xv) Eckart Otto

is Professor Emeritus at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich and Hon. Prof of the University of Pretoria. Promotor of ZAR and BZAR and author of the four volumes of the Herder-commentary on Deuteronomy 2012–2017.

Jacob Rennaker

is the John A. Widtsoe Fellow at Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center

Dalit Rom-Shiloni

is Associate Professor at the Department of Biblical Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Stephen C. Russell

is Assistant Professor of Ancient History at the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Jonathan Wyn Schofer

is Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Rabbinic Judaism in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

Avi Shveka

has a PhD from the Department of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His main fields of interests are Hebrew Bible, Rabbinic Literature, Classical Hebrew, and Hebrew Epigraphy.

Brandon J. Simonson

is a PhD student in Judaic Studies studying Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Languages under the direction of Alejandro F. Botta.

Aaron Skaist

is Professor of Assyriology and Bible at Bar-Ilan University and Head of the S. N. Kramer Institute of Assyriology. His major interests lie in the field of ancient law and social structures.

John W. Welch

is the Robert K. Thomas Professor of Law in the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. (p. xvi)