Dr. Joel M. Hoffman

Author, Speaker, and Scholar

A prolific author and frequent speaker at churches, synagogues, and community groups, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman's latest book is The Bible Doesn't Say That: 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings. He has held faculty appointments at Brandeis University and at Hebrew Union College, and lectured at universities on four continents.

He can be reached through his website at, and, for his fiction work (under the pen-name "J.M. Hoffman"), at