More About the Author
Richard Peace is the Robert Boyd Munger Professor of Evangelism & Spiritual Formation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California where he has taught for the past 18 years. He is a graduate of Yale University (B.E.), Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and the University of Natal in South Africa (Ph.D).
A prolific author, Peace has written, co-authored, or edited over 80 books and resource guides, and his books have been translated into over ten languages including Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, and Zulu. His small group study guide, Holy Conversation: Talking About God in Everyday Life (2006), seeks to help lay people learn how to talk about Christianity in natural ways and in his book, Conversion in the New Testament: Paul and the Twelve (1999), he proposes a new paradigm for evangelism based on a fresh understanding of the literary structure of the Gospel of Mark. Peace's other publications include the Learning to Love trilogy of Bible studies (1968, 1994), The Serendipity Bible for Groups (1988), Small Group Evangelism (1985), and Pilgrimage: A Handbook on Christian Growth (1984). His most recent book is Noticing God (InterVarsity Press, 2012) in which he talks about the various ways in which God is present in the universe.
Dr. Peace and his wife, Judy Boppell Peace (author of the book: The Boy Child is Dying: A South African Experience, Harper and Row, l986) have four adult children and four grandchildren. They live in Santa Monica, California and South Hamilton, Massachusetts.