Michael S. Heiser is the academic editor for Logos Bible Software, Bible Study Magazine, and Faithlife Study Bible. He is the coeditor of Old Testament Greek Pseudepigrapha with Morphology and Semitic Inscriptions: Analyzed Texts and English Translations; he is also the Hebrew instructor for Learn to Use Hebrew for Logos Bible Software. He earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and holds and MA in ancient history and Hebrew studies. In addition, he was named the 2007 Pacific Northwest Regional Scholar by the Society of Biblical Literature.
There is a world referred to in the Scripture that is quite
unseen, but also quite present and active. Michael Heiser's The
Unseen Realm seeks to unmask this world. Heiser shows how important
it is to understand this world and appreciate how its contribution
helps to make sense of Scripture. The book is clear and well done,
treating many ideas and themes that often go unseen themselves.
With this book, such themes will no longer be neglected, so read it
and discover a new realm for reflection about what Scripture
--Darrell L. Bock, Executive Director for Cultural Engagement, Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement
How was it possible that I had never seen that before?" Dr.
Heiser's survey of the complex reality of the supernatural world as
the Scriptures portray it covers a subject that is strangely
sidestepped. No one is going to agree with everything in this book,
but the subject deserves careful study, and so does this book.
--John Goldingay, David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary
This is a "big" book in the best sense of the term. It is big in
its scope and in its depth of analysis. Michael Heiser is a scholar
who knows Scripture intimately in its ancient cultural context.
All--scholars, clergy, and laypeople--who read this profound and
accessible book will grow in their understanding of both the Old
and New Testaments, particularly as their eyes are opened to the
Bible's unseen world.
--Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College