E. Ray Clendenen
is Senior Editor of Bible and Bible Reference Books for B&H Publishing Group, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources. He is general editor of The New American Commentary, series editor of New American Commentary Studies in Bible and Theology, and served as associate general editor of Holman Christian Standard Bible translation, 1998-2004.
Dr. Clendenen has been a Baptist pastor, a staff worker with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, a Christian college professor (Philadelphia Biblical University and Criswell College), and an adjunct professor at three Southern Baptist theological seminaries. He serves on the steering committee of Evangelical Theological Society Biblical Hebrew Language & Exegesis Consultation.
He served as Old Testament editor for a study Bible, wrote a brief popular commentary on the Minor Prophets for TheHolman Bible Handbook
edited by David Dockery (B&H 1992), then a more scholarly commentary on Malachi (with Haggai), volume 21a in The New American Commentary series (B&H 2004), an associate editor of the Apologetics Study Bible
(B&H 2007), and co-editor of Calvinism: A Southern Baptist Dialogue
(B&H 2008). He has also written many chapters/articles and reviews for books and scholarly journals.
Dr. Clendenen studied anthropology at Rice University (B.A.), Hebrew and Old Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Dropsie University (M.A.), and Linguistics and ancient Greek history at The University of Texas at Arlington, associated with The Summer Institute of Linguistics (Ph.D.).Jeremy Royal Howard
is Publisher of Bibles & Reference Books at B&H Publishing Group. He is General Editor of the HCSB Study Bible
. Dr. Howard is author of Understanding Jesus
in the QuickSource Guide series and General Editor of The Gospels and Acts
in the Holman Apologetics Commentary on the Bible series. He is a contributor to the Apologetics Study Bible
, the Apologetics Study Bible for Students
, and general editor of and contributor to If God Made the Universe, Who Made God?
Dr. Howard was educated at Tennessee Technological University (B.S.) with a major in biology and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. and Ph.D) with emphases on apologetics and worldview, philosophy, and theology.