About the Author
Allan R. Bevere (Ph.D. University of Durham, U.K.) is the Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Cambridge, Ohio and a Professional Fellow in Theology at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. He has also served as a Police Chaplain. Bevere is an ordained Elder in the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church and has served the Conference in several different capacities over the years. Throughout his ministry Dr. Bevere has been actively involved in short-term mission work in Haiti and Puerto Rico. He currently travels to Cuba to teach theology, biblical studies, and ministerial studies to the pastors serving in the Methodist Church there. He is a member of several religious and scholarly organizations including the Society of Biblical Literature, the Wesleyan Theological Society, and the Society of Christian Philosophers. Bevere is also a member of the National Scholastic Honor Society, Eta Beta Rho.