About The Author
Calum Carmichael is professor of comparative literature and adjunct professor of law at Cornell University. He has degrees in science, historical theology, and law from the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Oxford. He is the author of fifteen books that focus primarily on biblical law; the editor of Studies in Comparative Legal History, a five-volume series devoted to the work of David Daube, who was his tutor at Oxford (University of California Press, 2001); and the author of a memoir, Ideas and the Man: Remembering David Daube (The Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, 2004). He resides in Ithaca, New York.