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Peter Ochs (Phd Yale; MA Jewish Theological Seminary) is Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia. He has been Member of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton and Fulbright Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He co-founded the Society for Textual Reasoning, The Society for (Abrahamic) Scriptural Reasoning, and the Cambridge University Scriptural Reasoning Theory Group, and he co-directs the Center of Theological Inquiry "Scriptural Reasoning Research Group" in Princeton. He is co-editor, with Stanley Hauerwas and Ebrahim Moosa, of the series "Encountering Traditions," (for Stanford University Press); serves on the editorial boards of Modern Theology, Theology Today, and of Crosscurrents and is past co-chair of the Study of Judaism Section of the American Academy of Religion. He is co-author of Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity. His books include Another Reformation: Postliberal Christianity and the Jews (2011, Brazos); Daniel Hardy, Wording a Radiance (as editor, SCM Press, 2010); The Free Church and Israel's Covenant (Canadian Mennonite Press, 2010); Peirce, Pragmatism and the Logic of Scripture (Cambridge U. Press, 1998), Reviewing The Covenant: Eugene Borowitz and the Postmodern Renewal of Theology (SUNY Press, 2000), Reasoning after Revelation: Dialogues in Postmodern Jewish Philosophy (with Robert Gibbs and Steven Kepnes, Westview Press, 1998); and the edited collections David Halivni, Breaking the Tablets: Jewish Theology After Shoah (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); The Return to Scripture in Judaism and Christianity (Paulist, 1993);Understanding the Rabbinic Mind (Scholar's Press, 1990); and the co-edited collections Christianity in Jewish Terms (Westview, 2000), Textual Reasonings (SCM/Eerdmans, 2002) and John Howard Yoder,The Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited (SCM/Eerdmans, 2003) and Crisis, Call and Leadership in the Abrahamic Traditions (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009). He is currently editing The Tent of Meeting: A Place for Muslim-Jewish-Christian Study and writing Come, Study! Teaching and Learning Scriptural Reasoning.