David Emanuel is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Nyack College. He is a British national who received his M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of London in 1997.He lived for eleven years in Jerusalem where he studied at the Hebrew University, receiving his M.A. (Bible and Ancient Near East) and then studied under the direction of Professor Yair Zakovich for his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible with an emphasis in Inner-Biblical Interpretation and allusion in the Psalter. In Jerusalem he worked at the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, where he published “Bibliography of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Nov 2000 – Sep 2001”, Revue de Qumran 20/2 (2001). He also assisted in editing the Encyclopedia Aethiopica, which is devoted to providing detailed information on all aspects of Ethiopian society: history, languages, religious, food, wildlife, politics, etc. His most recent publication is From Bards to Biblical Exegetes (Wipf and Stock 2012).