Michael S. Heiser

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Michael S. Heiser is an American biblical scholar and Christian[1] who has criticized ancient alien astronaut theorists. In addition, Michael S. Heiser is a Christian author.[2]


Heiser was raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He received an MA in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA and PhD in the Hebrew Bible and Semitic Languages from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (with a minor in Classical studies).[3] Heiser received his undergraduate degree from Bob Jones University and also attended Bible college for three years.[4]

Heiser has taught college since 1992 and is the Academic Editor for Logos Bible Software.[5]

Criticism of ancient astronaut theories[edit]

Heiser has spoken out critically against proponents of ancient astronauts theories, especially Zechariah Sitchin. Heiser was featured in Ancient Aliens Debunked as an expert on the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern texts.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Dr. Michael Heiser, Ph.D, stating his beliefs". Retrieved 2016-09-25. 
  2. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Michael-S.-Heiser/e/B00JX3934O
  3. ^ "About". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  4. ^ "Bio for Dr. Michael Heiser, Ph.D.". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  5. ^ "Dr. Michael S. Heiser CV" (PDF). 2013-02. Retrieved 2014-06-16.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ "NTR – Dr. Michael Heiser Interview". Nowhere to Run with Chris White. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  7. ^ "Ancient Aliens Debunked". Ancient Aliens Debunked. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 


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