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Jeremy

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Dr. Jeremy D. Lyon earned a B.A. in Religion from Carson-Newman College, an M.Div. in Advanced Biblical Studies and Biblical Languages, and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also spent time in Israel studying Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls at the University of the Holy Land, Jerusalem. From 2012 to 2014, he served as Professor of Old Testament at Southern California Seminary, where he also founded and directed the Center for Creation Studies. Since 2014, he has served as Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Truett-McConnell University, where he has also organized archaeological excavation work in Israel for faculty and students, and mentored students in collaborative research on the Greek Psalter Project as part of the Museum of the Bible Scholars Initiative. Dr. Lyon is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Evangelical Theological Society, International Organization for Qumran Studies, and is the President of the Creation Theology Society. His research focuses on Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Period Literature, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient and Medieval Biblical Interpretation, Textual Criticism, and Science and Religion. He is the author of Qumran Interpretation of the Genesis Flood (2015) and The Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls (2019).