Paul R. Hinlicky (Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary, NY, 1983) is Tise Professor at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Previously he had been visiting professor of Systematic Theology at the Protestant Theological Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava. He is author of numerous theological studies including Paths Not Taken, Divine Complexity, Divine Simplicity, Luther and the Beloved Community, Before Auschwitz, Between Apocalyptic Theology and Humanist Philosophy, Luther for Evangelicals and a systematic theology, Beloved Community: Critical Dogmatics after Christendom. He is an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. With his daughter theologian, Sarah Hinlicky Wilson, he publishes a biweekly podcast, titled (tongue-in-cheek) Queen of the Sciences.With his wife, Ellen, and son, Will, he has a small farm in the mountains of Western Virginia where he raises naturally grass-fed beef, chickens and honeybees.