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Ronald Hendel is Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1999 he received the Frank Moore Cross Publications Award from the American Schools of Oriental Research. His books include The Text of Genesis 1-11: Textual Studies and Critical Edition (Oxford University Press, 1998), Remembering Abraham: Culture, History, and Memory in the Hebrew Bible (Oxford University Press, 2005), Reading Genesis: Ten Methods (editor and contributor; Cambridge University Press, 2010), and The Book of Genesis: A Biography (Princeton University Press, 2013).
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