Tim Meadowcroft is senior lecturer in biblical studies at Laidlaw College, Auckland, New Zealand. He has published widely on OT texts of the Second Temple period and on issues of biblical interpretation. He is the author of The Message of the Word of God (InterVarsity, 2011), and has most recently coedited (with Joel B. Green) a set of essays on theological interpretation, Ears That Hear (Sheffield Phoenix, 2013). He is married to Sue and together they enjoy the company of their four daughters and their husbands and nine grandchildren.