Bruce Chilton is Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College. He is also Chaplain of the College and Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Theology. He was formerly Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament at Yale University. He is the Founder of Journal for the Study of the New Testament and The Bulletin for Biblical Research. He wrote the first critical commentary on the Aramaic version of Isaiah, and received Evangelical Scholars Fellowship from Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University.