Bryan J. Whitfield is Professor and Chair of the Columbus Roberts Department of Religion at Mercer University. A native of Georgia, he is an ordained Baptist minister and has served parishes in Georgia, Kentucky, and Indiana. He is the author of Joshua Traditions and the Argument of Hebrews 3 and 4 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013) and “Josephus and Hebrews 4:1-13: The Promise of Entering God’s Rest” in Reading Hebrews in Context: The Sermon and Second Temple Judaism (ed. Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Maston; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Academic, 2023).

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