Meyers in 2017
|Alma mater||Brandeis University|
|Occupation||Professor, scholar of religion|
|Title||Mary Grace Wilson Professor Emerita of Religious Studies|
|Spouse(s)||Eric M. Meyers|
Carol Meyers was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She went to Kingston High School, Kingston, Pennsylvania; made her B.A. with honors at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and her M.A. and Ph.D. at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in 1975.
Meyers started to teach at Duke University in 1977. She writes and teaches in the areas of biblical studies, archaeology, and the study of women in the biblical world. She has been described as "one of today's leading historians and field archeologists". Her 1988 book, Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context, was the "first comprehensive effort to present a female-centred view of the Bible using historical rather than literary criticism". Meyers has also written commentaries on Exodus, Haggai, and Zechariah.
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