MemberPhillip Long

…Ph.D. in New Testament Studies, Andrews University (2012)
M.A. (Old Testament), Talbot School of Theology, BIOLA University (1998)
M.A. (Biblical Exposition), Talbot School of Theology, BIOLA University (1995)
Th.B., Pastoral Studies, Grace Bible College (1987)…

Phillip J. Long is the chair of the Biblical Studies department at Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has taught since 1998. He has served as the chair of the Midwest Evangelical Theological Society, 2013-2014.  His first book, Jesus the Bridegroom, was published by Wipf & Stock in 2012. He regularly contributes to Reading Acts (, a blog dedicated to New Testament studies.

MemberShani Tzoref

I am Professor of Hebrew Bible and Biblical Exegesis at the School of Jewish Theology, University of Potsdam and at the Abraham Geiger and Zacharias Frankel Rabbinical Colleges.  My primary research area is early biblical interpretation, particularly in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Other areas of interest are discourse analysis, history of scholarship, and contemporary socio-cultural applications of Biblical scholarship.