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Todd Beall
Todd Beall

Todd S. Beall is Professor of Old Testament at Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, Maryland. After earning his B.A. degree in English from Princeton University, and his Th.M. degree from Capital Bible Seminary, Todd was awarded a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from the Catholic University of America. He is a member of the National Association of the Professors of Hebrew, the Evangelical Theological Society, and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Craig Blaising

Craig A. Blaising serves as Executive Vice President and Provost as well as Professor of Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a position he has held since joining Southwestern in 2002. Dr. Blaising earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1971, his Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1976 and 1979, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1988 from the University of Aberdeen. Before joining Southwestern, Dr. Blaising served for 7 years on the faculty of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he held the Joseph Emerson Brown Chair of Christian Theology, the oldest endowed chair at a Southern Baptist Seminary. He also served administratively at Southern as Associate Vice President for Doctoral Studies and Director of the Advanced Master of Divinity Program. Prior to joining Southern, Dr. Blaising served for 15 years on the faculty of Dallas Theological Seminary where he attained the rank of Professor of Systematic Theology with tenure. Dr. Blaising is a member and past president (2005) of the Evangelical Theological Society, and holds memberships in the International Association of Patristic Studies, the North American Patristics Society, and the Society of Biblical Literature. He has published several works in the areas of patristics, eschatology, dispensationalism, and biblical and systematic theology. Dr. Blaising and his wife, Diane, have two children and are members of Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas.

Ligon Duncan

Ligon Duncan is the Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church (1837), Jackson, Mississippi, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, President of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Convener of the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy, Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Chairman of the Mississippi Joint Committee on Campus Work (RUF), Convener of the Twin Lakes Fellowship, and served as the 32nd Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America (2004-2005), the youngest minister ever to fill that post. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, and reared in a Christian home, he is a ninth generation Presbyterian elder. He did his studies at Furman University, Greenville, SC (BA); Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis (MDiv, MA, cum laude); and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (PhD). He and his wife Anne (herself an accomplished Christian Educator and graduate of Furman University, BA; Gordon-Conwell Seminary, MRE; Reformed Theological Seminary, MA) are the delighted parents of a daughter, Sarah Kennedy, and son, Jennings. He has written articles and columns for various newspapers, magazines, and journals including: the Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology, the Christian Observer, Tabletalk, Modern Reformation, RTS Ministry and Leadership, and the Australian Presbyterian. In addition, he has authored, edited, and co-authored many books including: The Westminster Confession in the 2lst Century (3 Vols., Mentor); Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship (P&R, 2003); Women’s Ministry in the Local Church (Crossway, 2006); Preaching the Cross (Crossway, 2007); Fear Not: Death and the Afterlife from a Christian Perspective (Christian Focus Press, 2008); In My Place Condemned He Stood (Crossway, 2008); Does Grace Grow Best in Winter? (P&R, 2009); Gospel Clarity (EP Books, 2010).

Walter Kaiser
Walter Kaiser

Walter is the Colman M. Mockler distinguished Professor of Old Testament and President Emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He earned his A.B. from Wheaton College, his B.D. from Wheaton Graduate School, and both his M.A. and Ph.D. in Mediterranean Studies from Brandeis University. Previous to his appointment at GCTS, he was Academic Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he taught for more than twenty years. He is the author or editor of over 40 books. Walter and his wife, Marge, currently reside on a farm in Massachusetts, while Walter maintains an extensive travel and speaking schedule.

John Mark Reynolds
John Mark Reynolds

John Mark Reynolds (Ph.D., University of Rochester) is founder and director of the Torrey Honors Institute, a great books program, and professor of philosophy at Biola University. Dr. Reynolds lectures frequently on ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, home schooling and cultural trends. He regularly appears on radio talk shows, such as the Hugh Hewitt Show, and actively blogs on cultural issues at ScriptoriumDaily.com and the Washington Post's "On Faith" column. His books include "When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought" (IVP), "What's Right and Wrong About the New Atheism" (with Phillip E. Johnson, IVP), and he is the editor of the forthcoming "Great Books Reader: Excerpts and Essays on the Most Influential Books in Western Civilization" (Bethany House).

John Walton
John Walton

Dr. John H. Walton (B.A. Muhlenberg College; M.A. Wheaton Graduate School; Ph.D. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and the Wheaton Graduate School. Previously, he served as Professor of Old Testament at Moody Bible Institute from 1981 until 2001. Prof. Walton is author of "The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate" (InterVarsity Press, 2009); "Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Baker, 2006); and Genesis, NIV Application Commentary (Zondervan, 2001); he is co-author (with Victor Matthews and Mark Chavalas) of the "IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament" (InterVarsity Press, 2000); and he is the general editor of the "Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Old Testament" (Zondervan, 2009). He has served on the translation team of the popular "New Living Translation (Isaiah)", "The New Century Version (1 & 2 Samuel)", and "The Message (1 & 2 Samuel)" and has contributed to numerous Old Testament reference works, including "The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis", ed. W. VanGemeren (Zondervan, 1997). More recently, Prof. Walton contributed the essays "Creation in Genesis 1:1-2:3 and the Ancient Near East: Order out of Disorder after Chaoskampf" and "Interpreting the Bible as an Ancient Near Eastern Document" to the "Calvin Theological Journal" (vol. 43, 2008) and "Israel: Ancient Kingdom or Late Invention? Archaeology, Ancient Civilizations, and the Bible" (ed. Daniel Block, Broadman & Holman, 2008) respectively. His forthcoming book, "Genesis One as Ancient Cosmology", will be published by Eisenbrauns. He and his wife Kim have three children.

Bruce Waltke
Bruce Waltke

Bruce K. Waltke is a Reformed evangelical professor of Old Testament and Hebrew. He has held professorships in the Old Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary, Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. Currently at Knox Theological Seminary, Waltke was born in 1930 in New Jersey to parents in the Mennonite Brethren tradition. He received an A.B. from Houghton College, a Th.M. and Th.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as president of the Evangelical Theological Society and was on the translation committee of the New American Standard Bible[1] and the New International and Today's New International Version of the Bible. His books include "Intermediate Hebrew Grammar", "Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax", :Finding the Will of God", "Creation and Chaos", and commentaries on Proverbs (New International Commentary on the Old Testament, 2 vols.), Micah (Tyndale Commentary Series), and with C. J. Fredricks Genesis (Zondervan 2001, ISBN 978-0310224587), which was a winner of Christianity Today's Gold Medallion award. He was co-editor for the Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, and he was the Old Testament editor for the Expositor's Bible Commentary series, the New Geneva Study Bible, and the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible. Most recently, he wrote "An Old Testament Theology: An Exegetical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach". Waltke has travelled widely as a Bible expositor, as an Area Supervisor for excavations at Gezer, Israel, and as Director of field study trips to the Middle East and the Classical World. He is married and has three grown children.

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