Kimlyn J. Bender
Kimlyn J. Bender (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is professor of Christian theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, in Waco, Texas. He has written numerous books, including Reading Karl Barth for the Church, Reflections on Reformational Theology, and Confessing Christ for Church and World. He is also the coeditor of Theology as Conversation and The T&T Clark Handbook of Ecclesiology, and serves as a contributing editor for Cultural Encounters. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics (First Prize), the David Allan Hubbard Award from Fuller Theological Seminary, and the Outstanding Faculty Award from the University of Sioux Falls. An ordained Baptist minister, he has preached, taught, and served as a pastor in churches in the Dakotas, California, New Jersey, and Texas.