About the Reviewers
Here’s a list of individuals who helped us produce the English Review Text of the ISV by reading through our draft Scholarly Review Text editions that had been crafted by our Contributing Scholars and then edited by our Committee on Translation:
Craig L. Blomberg, Ph.D.
Craig L. Blomberg has been a New Testament scholar at Denver Seminary in Colorado. He is also a Distinguished Professor of the New Testament. He was an assistant professor of Religion at Palm Beach Atlantic College and took a leave of absence to accept a one-year research fellowship in Cambridge, England with the British wing of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. During this time, he co-edited Gospel Perspectives, vol. 6: The Miracle of Jesus and wrote The Historical Reliability of the Gospels.
A Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Financial Manager, and Certified Fraud Examiner with more than 30 years’ experience in those fields, Mr. Bright is aptly suited to find typo errors in the ISV! And that’s what he’s helped us to find…on several occasions! He lives in El Dorado, Arkansas.
Gary M. Burge, Ph.D.
Gary Burge is Professor of New Testament at the Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He has been a faculty member there since 1992. He teaches courses in New Testament Literature, Christian Thought, The Gospel of John, New Testament Criticism, Paul’s Letter to the Romans, and The Bible, the Arabs, and Israel.
Richard J. Erickson, Ph.D.
Richard J. Erickson (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is associate professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary at Fuller Seminary Northwest in Seattle, where he has taught exegesis to students for over twenty years. Erickson has also taught courses at Lutheran Brethren Seminaries in Kaélé, Cameroon, and Sendai, Japan, at Seminario Bíblico de Colombia in Medellín, at Seminario Teológico Presbiteriano San Pablo in Mérida, Yucatán, and at Tyndale Theological Seminary in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Erickson has published several articles in professional journals and in Faith and Fellowship, the denominational magazine of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren, the church in which he is ordained. He has also presented research papers at professional meetings and is a frequent speaker at various churches and conferences.
A former head writer for Happy Days and the creator of Mork in the television series Mork and Mindy, Mr. Glauberg is an evangelical Christian from the Jewish community. He lives in Branson, Missouri.
Harold W. Hoehner, Ph.D.
Dr. Hoehner is Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Hoehner has written for scholarly journals and publications. He is especially well regarded for his work on biblical chronology, including the time aspects in and around the life of Christ, the rule of Herod Antipas, and the period between the Testaments. He has traveled and ministered in Hungary, Czech Republic, Ukraine, the Near East, Russia, South Africa, and Indonesia.
Mr. Leman is a linguist, Bible translator with the Cheyennes, English editor, genealogist, ham radio operator, grandfather to 9 children, and sometimes a poet. He likes reading good English and that spills over into how he approaches English translations of the Bible. Mr. Leman publishes a Cheyenne language edition of a good portion of the Bible.
Charles Missler, Ph.D.
Dr. Missler is Chairman of Koinonia House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He served on the Board of Directors of over a dozen public companies, and has also participated in over 100 business ventures as a principal, strategic advisor, or turnaround specialist.
Douglas J. Moo, Ph.D.
Blanchard Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School since 2000. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for over 20 years. He received his Ph.D. in 1980 from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He has published several theological works and commentaries on the Bible; notable among them are An Introduction to the New Testament and A Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans (part of the New International Commentary on the New Testament series).
Ingo Sorke, Ph.D.
Dr. Sorke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas. His teaching specialties are Old and New Testament Studies and Biblical languages. His Ph.D. in New Testament Studies is from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Mr. Talbot has been in the Criminal Justice field for over 25 years. He serves as a Deputy Sheriff in the state of Maryland.
Charles R. Welty
Charles Welty is the twin brother of William Welty, Executive Director of the ISV Foundation. He operates Davidson Press, publishers of the ISV. He is an award-winning radio play and screen play author, and specializes in motion picture investment structures relating to the American Jobs Creation Act.
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Best known for his roles of suave private detective Stuart Bailey on the weekly TV series 77 Sunset Strip (1958-1964), inspector Lew Erskine in the long-running (nine seasons!) series The FBI, and silver-tongued con artist Daniel Chalmers on his daughter Stephanie’s weekly series Remington Steele (1982-87), evangelical Christian Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. has provided insightful comments concerning the ISV since before it was released for publication.