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  • Brent A. Strawn

    Brent A. Strawn Associate Professor,  Emory University

    Brent A. Strawn is associate professor of Old Testament at the Candler School of Theology and Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University, where he is also affiliated with the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and a senior fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. He is the author of What Is Stronger than a Lion? Leonine Image and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East (Academic Press and Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005) and editor of The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us About the Good Life (Oxford University Press, 2012).

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  • Strine-CA

    C. A. Strine Senior Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern History and Literature ,  University of Sheffield

    Rev. Dr. C. A. Strine is Senior Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern History and Literature at the University of Sheffield. His first book, Sworn Enemies: The Divine Oath, the Book of Ezekiel, and the Polemics of Exile, received the Lautenschläger Award for Theological Promise. Strine’s research focuses on how the study of involuntary migration helps us to interpret the texts and reconstruction the history of the ancient Near East.

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  • John Strong

    John Strong Professor,  Missouri State University

    John Strong is professor of religious studies at Missouri State University, where he teaches courses on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern Archaeology. He has published mainly in the area of ancient Israel’s prophets (with an emphasis on Ezekiel).

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  • Matthew J. Suriano

    Matthew J. Suriano Assistant Professor,  University of Maryland

    Matthew J. Suriano is an assistant professor in the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland.

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