Meet Bible Odyssey Website contributors and find out more about their research and publications.

  • Maura Sala

    Maura Sala Assistant Researcher,  Sapienza University of Rome

    Maura Sala is a Near Eastern archaeologist actively engaged in excavations at Tell Mardikh/ancient Ebla in Syria, Tell el-Maskhuta in Egypt, Khirbet al-Batrawy in Jordan, and Tell es-Sultan/Jericho in the West Bank, where she was field director. She has written two monographs and around 50 articles and essays on Near Eastern and Mediterranean archaeology.

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  • James A. Sanders

    James A. Sanders Professor Emeritus,  Claremont School of Theology

    James A. Sanders is professor emeritus of the Old Testament, Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University.  He is also president emeritus of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center in Claremont. He unrolled and published the large scroll of Psalms from Qumran Cave 11 and launched canonical criticism as a subdiscipline of biblical studies.

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  • Theresa Sanders

    Theresa Sanders Associate Professor,  Georgetown University

    Theresa Sanders is associate professor of theology at Georgetown University. She is the author of Approaching Eden: Adam and Eve in Popular Culture (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009).

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  • Michael L. Satlow

    Michael L. Satlow Professor,  Brown University

    Michael L. Satlow is a professor of religious studies and Judaic studies at Brown University, where he specializes in early Judaism. He is the author most recently of How the Bible Became Holy (Yale University Press, 2014), has created a free podcast series called “From Israelite to Jew” (available at iTunes U), and directs the “Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine” project at Brown.

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