About the Author
David A. deSilva (Ph.D., Emory University) is Trustees' Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Greek at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio and an ordained elder in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is the author of over twenty books, including An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation
(2004), Seeing Things John's Way: The Rhetoric of the Book of Revelation
(2009), and Introducing the Apocrypha
(2002) and a hundred journal articles and contributions to reference works and collections of essays.
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