Jean-Noël Aletti Born in Groslay, France, he received his Master's in Philosophy and Mathematics (Paris, Sorbonne); licentiates in theology at the Seminaire des Missions (Lyon) in 1973 and in scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome) in 1975, and a doctorate in scripture (Pontifical Biblical Institute) in 1981. Currently he is Professor of New Testament Exegesis at the Pontifical Biblical Institute. Recent publications include: Israël et la Loi dans la lettre aux Romains (Paris: Cerf, 1998), Il racconto come teologia. Studio narrativo del terzo Vangelo e del libro degli Atti degli Apostoli (Rome: Dehoniane, 1996), and Jésus Christ fait-il l'unité du Nouveau Testament? (Paris: Desclée, 1994).
William P. Alston Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, he earned his Bachelor's degree from Centenary College of Louisiana, and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1951. Currently he is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Syracuse University. Recent books by him include Illocutionary Acts and Sentence Meaning (2000), A Realist Conception of Truth (1996), The Reliability of Sense Perception (1993), and Perceiving God: The Epistemology of Religious Experience (1991), Epistemic Justification (1989), and Divine Nature and Human Language (1989), all published by Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY).
David Brown Born in Galashiels, Scotland, he obtained an MA (in Classics) at Edinburgh and a second MA (in Philosophy and Theology) at Oxford, and his Ph.D. (in Moral Philosophy) from Cambridge. Formerly a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, he is currently Van Mildert Professor of Divinity in the University of Durham. Publications by him include: (with David Fuller) Signs of Grace: Sacraments in Poetry and Prose (London: Continuum, 2000), Discipleship and Imagination: Christian Tradition and Truth (Oxford: