Yuri M. Tabak graduated from the Moscow Institute of Management in 1977 and worked in the field of economic and mathematic modelling until 1990, combining his engineering work with writing on religious and historical topics. Since 1991 he has had the opportunity to devote himself entirely to religious studies. He is the author of several books and articles on historical and biblical themes, on early Jewish-Christian and interconfessional relations within Christianity. He translates books and articles on these and other subjects from English and French into Russian. Mr. Tabak is the Russian language editor and contributor to this Web site.