Tikva Frymer-Kensky is Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School of University of Chicago. Her most recent books are In the Wake of the Goddesses: Women, Culture, and the Biblical Transformation of Pagan Myth ( New York: Free Press, 1992) and Motherprayer: The Pregnant Woman's Spiritual Companion ( New York: Riverhead Books, 1995).
David Novak holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto and serves as Director of the Jewish Studies Programme. Professor Novak latest book is Natural Law in Judaism ( Cambridge University Press, 1998). His next book, Covenantal Rights, will be published by Princeton University Press in 2000.
Peter Ochs is the Edgar M. Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia and cofounder of the Society for Scriptural Reasoning and the Society for Textual Reasoning. He is the author of Peirce, Pragmatism and the Logic of Scripture ( Cambridge, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 1998) and the editor of Reviewing the Covenant: Eugene Borowitz and the Postmodern Renewal of Jewish Theology ( Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000).
David Fox Sandmel is the Jewish Scholar at the Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies in Baltimore. He directs the National Jewish Scholars Project, which includes the publication of this book and the Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity. He is also editing the study guide and designing the program of outreach and dissemination that will be built on these resources.
Michael A. Signer is the Abrams Professor of Jewish Thought and Culture at the University of Notre Dame. Among his recent publications are a critical edition of St. Andrew of Victor's Expositionem in Ezechielem Prophetam ( 1991) and Humanity at the Limit: The Impact of the Holocaust Experience on Jews and Christians ( Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000).
Leora Batnitzky teaches at Princeton University and is the author of Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2000). She is currently at work on a book with the working title