Haggai, Zechariah 1-8

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Yale University Press
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6.11 X 8.88 X 1.36 inches | 1.76 pounds

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About the Author
Eric M. Meyers is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor Emeritus of Religious and Jewish Studies at Duke University. He founded the Center for Jewish Studies at Duke in 1972. He co-authored with his wife, Carol Meyers, commentaries on Haggai and Zechariah in the Anchor Bible, and he served as editor in chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East. His excavations at Sepphoris were fully published in 2018. He also served three terms as president of the American Schools/Society of Overseas Research.
Carol L. Meyers holds the Mary Grace Wilson Professorship in Religion at Duke Univeristy, Durhum, North Carolina. A specialist in biblical studies and archaeology, she is a prominent scholar in the study of women in the biblical world and has been a staff member or Co-Director of many archaeological field projects. She has also been a consultant for many media productions focusing on the Bible, including DreamWorks's Prince of Egypt, Nova's The Bible's Buried Secrets, and many segments of the A&E Mysteries of the Bible and Biography series. She was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of Bible Park, USA. She has authored or co-authored ten books and has edited or co-edited five others. Her book, Discovering Eve is a landmark study of women in ancient Israel; and her reference book, Women in Scripture, is the most comprehensive study ever made of women in Jewish and Christian scriptures. Her most recent books are Exodus, for a Cambridge University Press commentary series, and Households and Holiness: The Religious Culture of Israelite Women. Meyers co-directs Duke's Summer in Israel program, is currently serving as Director of Undergraduate Studies in Religion and Convener of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament graduate program, and is an affiliated faculty member of Duke's Women's Studies Program.