Peter W. Flint (1951 - 2016) received his Ph.D. (1993) in Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism from the University of Notre Dame. He was Professor of Religious Studies and Co-Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He held the Canada Research Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls studies and actively promoted Scrolls studies through sponsored symposia, teaching, writing and delivering public lectures. He regularly participated in seminars and academic meetings on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Biblical topics, and the Christian faith in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Israel.
Flint was the author of numerous studies on the Dead Sea Scrolls, including the critically acclaimed The Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls and the Book of Psalms (E. J. Brill, 1997), co-author of the widely-read Dead Sea Scrolls Bible (Harper San Francisco, 1999), and editor of the major two-volume collection The Dead Sea Scrolls After Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment (E. J. Brill, 1998-99).
Dr. Flint served as a General Editor of one series on the Old Testament,The Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature (E. J. Brill), as well as three series on the Dead Sea Scrolls. He also edited the translations of over 25 Dead Sea Scrolls for three volumes in the internationally acclaimed series Discoveries in the Judaean Desert (Oxford University Press).