Randall C. Bailey is Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. He is also the author of David in Love and War: The Pursuit of Power in 2 Samuel 10– 12 (Sheffield, 1990). He holds a Ph.D. in Old Testament from Emory University.
Charles B. Copher is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center, where he currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Old Testament. He also served the ITC as its Vice-president for Academic Affairs and as Dean of the Faculty. He holds a Ph.D. in Old Testament from Boston University.
Cain Hope Felder is Professor of New Testament Language and Literature and Editor of The Journal of Religious Thought at the School of Divinity, Howard University, Washington, D.C. He is also the author of Troubling Biblical Waters: Race, Class, and Family (Orbis, 1989). He received his Ph.D. in New Testament from Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary, New York.
Thomas Hoyt, Jr., is Professor of New Testament and Director of the Black Ministries Certificate Program at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut. He holds a Ph.D. in New Testament from Duke University. He is a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the World and National Council of Churches, serving as Vice-chair of the latter.
Lloyd A. Lewis is Dean of the George Mercer, Jr. Memorial School of Theology of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Long Island. He formerly taught New Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria and holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Yale University.
Clarice J. Martin is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary and an ordained member of the Presbyterian clergy. She holds a Ph.D. in New Testament from Duke University.