Dr. Joel M. Hoffman speaks about the intersection of the Bible and modern life to churches, synagogues, community groups, and university audiences across the world. He holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and has served on the faculties of Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and Hebrew Union College in New York City.
He has authored or contributed to more than two dozen books, most recently, The Bible Doesn’t Say That: 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings from St. Martin’s Press. And writing under the pen name J.M. Hoffman he is author of the thriller series The Warwick Files.
When not writing or presenting, he is frequently engaged in photography or in playing table tennis poorly.
He lives north of New York City.