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Lundberg Melzian, Marilyn

Marilyn Lundberg Melzian

Affiliate Associate Professor of Old Testament

PhD (Claremont Graduate School)
MDiv (Fuller Theological Seminary)
BM (Barrington College)


Dr. Marilyn Lundberg Melzian is an Affiliate Associate Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, Associate Director of West Semitic Research and the West Semitic Research Project of the University of Southern California, and Associate Director for Ingest/Cataloguing of the InscriptiFact Project. She attends All Saints Anglican Cathedral in Long Beach, California.


Textual History of the Bible, Vol. 3B, A Companion to Textual Criticism (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming); area editor for “Science and Technology.” “A Methodology for the Digital Reconstruction of Dead Sea Scroll Fragmentary Remains,” co-authored with Bruce Zuckerman and Asher Levy, in Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection (Emanuel Tov, Kipp Davis, and Robert Duke, eds.; Publications of Museum of the Bible; Leiden: Brill, 2016): 36–58. Puzzling out the Past: Studies in the Northwest Semitic Languages and Literature in Honor of Bruce Zuckerman, co-edited with Steven Fine and Wayne T. Pitard (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 55; Leiden: Brill, 2012): 115–126. “An Abecedary of the Mid-Tenth Century B.C.E. from the Judaean Shephelah,” co-authored with Ron Tappy, P. Kyle McCarter, Jr. and Bruce Zuckerman, in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 344 (2005-2006): 5-46. “Two Early Alphabetic Inscriptions from the Wadi el-Hol: New Evidence for the Origin of the Alphabet from the Western Desert of Egypt,” co-authored with J. C. Darnell, C. Dobbs-Allsopp, P. K. McCarter, B. Zuckerman, in Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 59 (ASOR, 2005). “The Amulets from Ketef Hinnom; A New Edition and Evaluation,” co-authored with G. Barkay, A. Vaughn, B. Zuckerman; Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 334 (2004) pp. 41-71 (also published in an expanded version electronically on CD-ROM). The Leningrad Codex: Facsimile Edition (ed. D. N. Freedman, A. B. Beck, Bruce Zuckerman, Marilyn Lundberg and J. A. Sanders; photographers B. Zuckerman, K. Zuckerman, M. Lundberg, G. Moller; Grand Rapids/Leiden: Eerdmans/Brill, 1998). The Dead Sea Scrolls Catalogue: Documents, Photographs and Museum Inventory Numbers (compiled by Stephen A. Reed; revised and edited by Marilyn J. Lundberg with the collaboration of Michael Phelps; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1994).