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About the Author
Loren was born and raised just north of Albany, Oregon. He lived on a farm and attended the Albany public schools. In December of 1944 at age 17, he joined the Marine Corps. He started at the University of Oregon in the fall of 1946. He was a History major, and received his BA in 1951. Next, he studied Hebrew and Aramaic at Butler University and received a MA in Semitic languages in 1954. Then, he attended Brandeis University where he studied Egyptian, Babylonian, and Ugaritic with Cyrus H. Gordon. He received his PhD in 1959.
Loren was a professor of Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and Literature at the Claremont Colleges. He also worked in Israel, Syria, and Paris on research projects. In 1976, he gave up his position at Claremont to return to his roots. He became a rancher in Round Valley, CA. In 1997, after the ranching experience, He began to write to be read. His earlier books were written to be used by scholars. Lately, he has been translating ancient texts, writing non-fiction, historical novels, and poetry. He lives in Medford, Oregon.