Dr. theol. Armin Lange is Professor of Ancient Judaism and on the Board of the Institute for Jewish Studies of the University of Vienna. In his teachings he concentrates on the time from the beginnings of Israel and Judah to the time of the second Jewish war. His research is specialised on the wisdom and prophetic literature of Old Testament Israel, the Dead Sea scrolls as well as the history of the texts and the canon of the Hebrew Bible. He is a member of the international editorial team of the Dead Sea scrolls.