Joel Baden is a professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School.
Personalities of the Bible
The infamous story of the prophet with the talking donkey demonstrates the Bible's awareness that powers of divination were not limited to Israelite seers.
Best-known to us as King David's prophet, Nathan should perhaps better be known as the man who ensures Solomon's rise to the throne of Israel.
The sister of Moses and Aaron was an important part of the sibling team that led Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness.