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  • tervanotko-hanna

    Hanna Tervanotko Assistant Professor of Religious Studies,  McMaster University

    Hanna Tervanotko is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University. She specializes in the Jewish literature of the Second Temple era. She is the author of Denying Her Voice: The Figure of Miriam in Ancient Jewish Literature (JAJSup 121; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016) and editor of “The Image of Female Prophets in Ancient Greek and Jewish Literature,” a special thematic issue of Journal of Ancient Judaism (vol. 6.3; 2015).

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  • thiessen-matthew

    Matthew Thiessen associate professor of religious studies ,  McMaster University

    Matthew Thiessen is associate professor of religious studies at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. He is the author of Contesting Conversion: Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity (Oxford University Press, 2011) and Paul and the Gentile Problem (Oxford University Press, 2016).

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  • Samuel Thomas

    Samuel Thomas Associate Professor,  California Lutheran University

    Samuel Thomas is associate professor of religion at California Lutheran University. He teaches and writes about the Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Judaism, the Hebrew Bible, and religion and ecology.

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  • Tillema-Aron

    Aron Tillema PhD student in Ancient Mediterranean Religions,  University of California, Davis

    Aron Tillema is a PhD student in Ancient Mediterranean Religions at the University of California, Davis. Broadly, his research interests include metacriticism of the Hebrew Bible, gender and sexuality, semiotics, and the role of humor in authoritative texts.

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