Dr. A. F. Mickahail earned his B.Div. from the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt, his B.A. in Hebrew (and Semitic languages) from the Department of Classics and Near Eastern Studies of the University of Minnesota, his Th.M. in the Old Testament from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, IN, and his Ph.D. in Jewish Studies from Baltimore Hebrew University wih a major in Biblical Literature and Ancient Near Eastern Civilization and with minors in Hebrew Literature and Rabbinic Literature. He also pursued doctoral studies in the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages, School of Arts and Sciences of the Catholic University and graduate work in the Departments of Linguistics and Arabic Studies of Georgetown University.
A. F. Mickahail assisted in a historical theology course in seminary, served as an evangelist, conducted door-to-door evangelism, and planted and pastored churches throughout Egypt for approximately 6 years. In the U.S., he functioned as a univeristy teacher assistant in Modern Hebrew, an OT Bible college instructor, missionary, adult Sunday school teacher, and church elder. He currently holds adjunct professorships at the Center for Judaic Studies of Liberty University and Veritas Evangelical Seminary, Murrieta, CA, as well as a position with the U.S. Department of Justice for over 26 years.
Mickahail maintains professional memberships in the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Biblical Archaeology Society, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Near East Archaeological Society, and Society of Biblical Literature. Mickahail and his wife Rachel have 6 children, 5 daughters and 1 son.