About the Author
Florentino Garcia Martinez was Professor of Early Judaism and Dead Sea Scrolls at the KU Leuven and at the University of Groningen where he led the Qumran Instituut. He was editorial secretary of the Revue de Qumran, and editor-in-chief of the Journal for the Study of Judaism. He has written numerous books and articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls.Hindy Najman, PhD. (Harvard University, 1998) is associate professor of ancient Judaism in the Department of Religious Studies and in the Program for Judaic Studies at Yale and author of Seconding Sinai and 'Past Renewals. Her areas of expertise are Second Temple Judaism, Hellenistic Judaism, Hebrew Bible, early Rabbinics and the History of Jewish Interpretation.Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar, PhD. (Groningen, 1994) is research professor in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of KU Leuven. His areas of expertise are Second Temple Judaism, Hebrew Bible, and Dead Sea Scrolls.