Ronald Hendel is the Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the editor in chief of The Hebrew Bible: A Critical Edition, the coauthor of How Old Is the Hebrew Bible?, and the author of Remembering Abraham.
A delightful read that both informs and engages the reader. -J. Richard Middleton, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith [Hendel's] book is recommended to all those who would like to strike up an acquaintance with Genesis in its austere beauty and intriguing complexity. -Krzysztof Napora, Biblical Annals Intriguing. -Scott McLemee, Inside Higher Ed Original and refreshing. -Arnold Ages, Jewish Post & Opinion Engaging and accessible. -Christopher McConnell, Booklist One of Jewish Ideas Daily.com's 40 Best Jewish Books of 2012