About the Author
TODD MANGUM is Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of the Faculty at Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, PA. He received the John F. Walvoord Award for Outstanding Work in Eschatology from Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned his Ph.D. in Theological Studies in 2001. Dr. Mangums book, The Dispensational-Covenantal Rift is widely acclaimed as providing a definitive history on the debate between dispensationalists and covenant theologians. He has also written numerous articles seeking to repair breaches among various segments of Bible-believing Christianity, and advancing a generously orthodox, missional approach to theology and ministry in the postmodern, post-Christian context. Dr. Mangum is ordained by the Southern Baptist Convention. He resides with his wife, Linda, and three sons. In May 2009, he serves as best man at the wedding of his oldest son, Caleb. MARK SWEETNAM is a postdoctoral fellow in the Centre for Irish-Scottish and Comparative Studies at Trinity College Dublin. His main area of research interest is literature and theology. Primarily an early-modern scholar, he is currently working on John Donne and mission and empire in the early-modern public sphere. He is also interested in evangelical and dispensational popular culture. His work has been published in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Literature & Theology and Journal of Religious History.