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Connections Editorial Board Members

Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto is Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is the author of Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 and coauthor of Exploring the Bible (Foundations for Learning). Dr. Barreto is an ordained Baptist minister.

Rev. Dr. Gregory Cuéllar is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminar. He is author of the forthcoming Borderlands Hermeneutics: Transgressive and Embodied Readings of Scripture. Dr. Cuéllar is an ordained Baptist minister.

Rev. Dr. Gary W. Charles is Pastor of Cove Presbyterian Church in Covesville, Virginia. He is coauthor of Preaching Mark in Two Voices, and has served on the editorial boards of Feasting on the Word and Feasting on the Gospels.

Dr. William Greenway is Professor of Philosophical Theology at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is the author of A Reasonable Belief: Why God and Faith Make Sense and The Challenge of Evil: Grace and the Problem of Suffering. Dr. Greenway is a lay member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Rev. Dr. Carolyn Helsel is Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is the author of Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism. Dr. Helsel is ordained clergy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Rev. Dr. Kimberly Bracken Long, editor of the Psalms material in Connections, has recently retired from teaching worship at Columbia Theological Seminary. An ordained clergy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she is the author or editor of several books, including Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook, Feasting on the Word Worship Companion, and The Worshiping Body: The Art of Leading Worship.

Rev. Dr. Jennifer Lord is the Dorothy B. Vickery Professor of Homiletics and Liturgical Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is the author of Finding Language and Imagery: Words for Holy Speech. Dr. Lord is ordained clergy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Rev. Dr. Blair Monie is Professor in The Louis H. and Katherine S. Zbinden Distinguished Chair of Pastoral Ministry and Leadership at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He formerly served as Pastor of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Song Park is Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She has authored several articles and entries in various works, and is currently working on a larger project looking at mimesis and identity-formation in the Hebrew Bible. Dr. Park is a lay member of The United Methodist Church.

Dr. Zaida Maldonado Pérez has recently retired as Professor of Church History and Theology at Asbury Theological Seminary. She is the coauthor of An Introduction to Christian Theology and Latina Evangélicas: A Theological Survey from the Margins.

Dr. Emerson Powery is Professor of Biblical Studies at Messiah College. He is the coauthor of The Genesis of Liberation: Biblical Interpretation in the Antebellum Narratives of the Enslaved. Dr. Powery is an Episcopal layperson.

Dr. Wyndy Corbin Reuschling is Professor of Ethics and Theology at Ashland Theological Seminary. She is the author of Reviving Evangelical Ethics: The Promises and Pitfalls of Classic Models of Morality and Desire for God and the Things of God: The Relationships between Christian Spirituality and Morality. Dr. Reuschling is a United Methodist layperson.

Rev. Dr. David J. Schlafer is Assisting Priest at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Schlafer is retired from teaching philosophy, theology, and preaching at theological seminaries of several denominations in the United States. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Surviving the Sermon: A Guide to Preaching for Those Who Have to Listen and Preaching What We Practice: Proclamation and Moral Discernment.