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  • Jacob L. Wright

    Jacob L. Wright Associate Professor,  Emory University

    Jacob L. Wright is associate professor of Hebrew Bible at Emory University.  He  taught for several years at the University of Heidelberg and is the author of a number of articles on Ezra-Nehemiah as well as Rebuilding Identity: The Nehemiah Memoir and Its Earliest Readers, which won a 2008 Templeton prize, the largest prize for first books in religion. He delivered the prestigious 2010-11 lecture in Milieux biblique at the Collège de France in Paris, and was awarded a 2011-12 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 

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  • N.T. Wright

    N.T. Wright Professor,  University of St. Andrews

    N.T. Wright is professor of New Testament and early christianity at the University of St. Andrews. He is an Anglican priest and former Bishop of Durham. His numerous publications, both academic and popular, include most recently Paul and the Faithfulness of God (Fortress, 2013). 

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  • Frank Yamada

    Frank M. Yamada President,  McCormick Theological Seminary

    Frank M. Yamada is President of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. His expertise is in Hebrew Bible, with interests in feminist theory and culturally-contextual biblical interpretation. He is the author of Configurations of Rape in the Hebrew Bible (Peter Lang, 2008) and is the editor of The Peoples’ Bible (Augsburg Fortress Press, 2008).

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  • Christine Roy Yoder

    Christine Roy Yoder Professor,  Columbia Theological Seminary

    Christine Roy Yoder is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and serves as professor of Old Testament language, literature, and exegesis at Columbia Theological Seminary. She is the author of Wisdom as a Woman of Substance: A Socioeconomic Reading of Proverbs 1-9 and 31:10-31 (de Gruyter, 2001) and Proverbs (Abingdon, 2009), in addition to many articles and chapters in books.

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