Barrie Wilson, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies, York University. An investigative historian, he specializes in early Christianity from a Jewish perspective. He has taught courses on the Bible, the Christian Scriptures, the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Gnostic gospels. A high point of his teaching career was taking 29 students from York University to historical and archeological sites in Israel for 2 weeks. His books include: How Jesus Became Christian (2008); The Lost Gospel (2014); Paul vs James (2018) and Searching for the Messiah (2020). He has appeared in several documentaries as an on-camera expert including episodes of The Naked Archeologist with Simcha Jacobovici. A member of Beth-Tzedec Congregation (Toronto), Barrie has taught in the Melton School Program for Hebrew University, spent time on Kibbutz Akiva and participated as a volunteer with Sar-El. He is married to Linda Reeser and has 11 grandchildren in Toronto, Miami and Ottawa.