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Christopher A. Rollston (“What’s the Oldest Hebrew Inscription,”) holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, is the editor of Maarav and is the Toyozo Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Studies at Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City, Tennessee. His book Writing and Literacy in Ancient Israel won the 2011 Frank Moore Cross Award from the American Schools of Oriental Research.
Gerard Leval (“Ancient Inscription Refers to Birth of Israelite Monarchy,”) is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, a practicing lawyer in Washington, DC, and an independent scholar. His native language is French.