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John Walton

John Walton is Professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College and Graduate School since 2001. His education background includes Ph.D. 1981 Hebrew and Cognate Studies, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, Ohio; M.A. 1975 Biblical Studies: Old Testament; Wheaton Graduate School; and A.B. 1974 Economics/Accounting, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. He was formerly Professor of Old Testament, Moody Bible Institute, 1981-2001. His publications include: The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Old Testament (General Editor); The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate; Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament; Genesis, NIV Application Commentary; and IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament (Co-authored with Victor Matthews and Mark Chavalas).