Jana Childers, Ph.D.
Professor of Homiletics and Speech-Communication at San Francisco Theological Seminary
"Preaching in the Age of the Spirit"
The Reverend Doctor Jana L. Childers is the professor of homiletics and speech-communication at San Francisco Theological Seminary and is a Presbyterian minister. She holds a master's of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.
Michael Hawn, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Church Music and Director of the Sacred Music Program in Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
"You Are What You Sing: Shaping Faith through Congregational Singing"
Michael Hawn, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of church music and director of the Sacred Music Program at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Hawn is a frequent contributor to church music periodicals in the areas of church music education and hymnology, having published over 300 articles, reviews, books and curriculum materials.
Richard Hays, Ph.D.
Dean and the George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School
"Preaching Backwards: Israel's Scripture through the Eyes of the Gospel Writers"
Richard B. Hays, Ph.D., is the dean and the George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School. His book The Moral Vision of the New Testament: Community, Cross, New Creation was selected by Christianity Today as one of the 100 most important religious books of the twentieth century.
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University
"Holy Wars, Jihads, and Christian History"
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of history at Baylor University, where he also serves in the Institute for Studies of Religion. He has published 24 books, including The Lost History of Christianity (2008), Jesus Wars (2010) and more recently Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can't Ignore the Bible's Violent Verses (HarperOne, 2011).