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John Walton

Professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College
AB (Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA), MA (Wheaton), PhD (Hebrew Union College)
John H. Walton (Ph.D. Hebrew Union College) is Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and Graduate School where he has taught for almost twenty years. Dr. Walton has published nearly 30 books, among them commentaries, reference works, text books, scholarly monographs, and popular academic works. He was the Old Testament general editor for the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV, NKJV, NRSV), and is perhaps most widely known for the “Lost World” books (including The Lost World of Genesis One, The Lost World of Adam and Eve, and The Lost World of the Israelite Conquest). His areas of expertise include the importance of the ancient Near East for interpreting the Old Testament as well as the dialogue between science and faith.

John Walton is the author of numerous journal articles, as well as reference books, textbooks, monographs, and popular books—including The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Old Testament (General Editor), The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate; Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament; and The Tiny Tots Bible Story Book.

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