Michael G. Wechsler

Michael G. Wechsler (PhD, University of Chicago, 2006) is professor of Bible at the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago. His current areas of research include medieval Jewish Bible exegesis and particularly Judaeo-Arabic Bible translation and exegetical literature. He is co-editor, with Meira Polliack (Tel Aviv University), of Brill's Karaite Texts and Studies series (2008–) and he served for several years (2011–5) as the Medieval Judaism editor for the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2009–). His books include The Book of Conviviality in Exile (Kitāb al-īnās bi-ʾl-jalwa): The Judaeo-Arabic Translation and Commentary of Saadia Gaon on the Book of Esther (Brill, 2015); Strangers in the Land: The Judaeo-Arabic Exegesis of Tanhum ha-Yerushalmi on the Books of Ruth and Esther (Magnes, 2010); and The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Yefet ben ʿEli the Karaite on the Book of Esther (Leiden/Boston, Brill, 2008).

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