Archie Chi Chung Lee received his doctoral degree in Hebrew Bible Studies from the University of Edinburgh (1980). He also did his graduate research work on the Hebrew language and archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is familiar with the religious, social and political complexity of the Israel-Palestinian issues and the War with Iraq. In 1998-2001, he was invited to be the founding director of the Christianity in Asia Project of the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies, University of Cambridge. His area of specialization is the Hebrew Bible and its socio-political and religio-cultural contexts in Ancient Mesopotamia and Canaan. In recent years, he has developed interests in cross-textual hermeneutics, comparative scriptural studies and Asian biblical interpretation. He was elected Council member of Society of Biblical Literature (2009 - ) and serves as editor or reviewer in four international academic publications: Global Bible Commentary, Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblical Interpretation and Journal of World Christianity.