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Steve Alter


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Steve Alter is professor of history at Gordon College. Alter is the author of Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century (1999) and William Dwight Whitney and the Science of Language (2005). He is currently researching American Old Testament scholars’ engagement with biblical criticism and ancient Near Eastern archeology, 1870–1940.

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