John W. Miller holds a Th.D. from the University of Basel and is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo. He was cofounder and cochair of the Historical Jesus Section in the Society of Biblical Literature. He also served as Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services at Chicago State Hospital. Among his most recent books are Calling God "Father": Essays on the Bible, Fatherhood, and Culture (1999), How the Bible Came to Be (2004), and Proverbs in the Believers Church Bible Commentary series (2004).