D. Brent Sandy (Ph.D., Duke University) taught for thirty years at two colleges and four seminaries. Most recently he was professor and chair of the department of religious studies at Grace College and Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana. Among his several books are Cracking Old Testament Codes: A Guide to Interpreting the Literary Genres of the Old Testament (1995, coedited with Ron Giese) and Plowshares and Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic (2002).