About the Author
R. Joseph Hoffmann, PhD (Plainfield, VT), teaches at Goddard College. He is the author or editor of many books on early Christianity including Julian’s Against the Galileans and Porphyry’s Against the Christians. He is the chair of the Council for the Scientific Examination of Religion and the cochair of the Jesus Project. He has taught at the University of Michigan, Oxford University, Wells College, and the American University of Beirut.