Ronald L. Farmer is the Irvin C. and Edy Chapman Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel and Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Chapman University. Prior to assuming his current position in 1997, he taught at the University of Missouri and the University of Cincinnati. In addition to teaching and ministry, Dr. Farmer is active in scholarly research. He is the past chair of the Bible and Contemporary Theologies Group of the Society of Biblical Literature, serves on the Advisory Council of the Process and Faith Program at Claremont School of Theology, and is a contributing editor for Creative Transformation magazine. He has written three books—including Revelation in the Chalice Commentaries for Today series (2005)—and over four dozen essays and articles in the areas of biblical studies and ethics. He appeared in a two-hour History Channel documentary, for which he also served as a history consultant. Currently he is co-editing a collection of essays promoting interfaith dialogue and cooperation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. He lives in Southern California with his wife, Patricia Adams Farmer, who is also a Chalice Press author.