Richard Marsden is Emeritus Professor of Old English in the University of Nottingham. In addition to numerous articles on Old English literature and language and the history of the Latin Bible, he has published The Text of the Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England (Cambridge University Press, 1995) and an edition of The Old English Heptateuch for the Early English Text Society (2008).
E. Ann Matter is the William R. Kenan, Jr Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She teaches and writes about medieval Christian culture, especially biblical interpretation and the history of spirituality. Her publications include The Voice of My Beloved: The Song of Songs in Western Medieval Christianity (1990).