J.R.C. Cousland, Ph.D. (1991) in New Testament, University of St. Andrews, is Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures and Classical Religion and Mythology. He has published a variety of articles in these areas, as well as a volume examining The Crowds in the Gospel of Matthew (Brill, 2002).
James R. Hume holds degrees from the universities of Calgary and Toronto, and is currently a Senior Instructor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. His recent publications include numerous entries for the Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization.