About the Author
James H. Charlesworth received an A.B. from Ohio Wesleyan University, a B.D. from Duke Divinity School, a Ph.D. from Duke Graduate School, and an advanced degree from the École Biblique de Jérusalem. He has been on the faculty of Duke University, the Universität Tübingen, and The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Since 1984, he has been the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has written or edited more than thirty books and 200 articles, including editing of the first comprehensive English language edition of the Pseudepigraphia. Some of his recent books include Jesus Within Judaism (Doubleday), Jesus' Jewishness (Crossroad), What Has Archaeology to Do with Faith (Trinity), The Messiah (Fortress), Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Doubleday), and Qumran Questions (Sheffield). He has been involved in the discovery of more than four thousand biblical and religious manuscripts and has worked on photographing and translating the Qumran scrolls. He is the editor of BIBAL's Dead Sea Scrolls & Christian Origins Library and the editor of the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary.