Christian van Gorder is a Professor of Islamic Studies and World Religions at Baylor University with a doctorate from the Queen's University of Belfast, Ireland. He has written numerous books and articles on Muslim-Christian Relations, the Armenian Genocide, Freirean Education, Racism, and Interfaith and Intercultural Studies. He is the proud father of six children and the grateful husband of Vivian Ezeife. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and loves the Steelers, Jesus, and his family.
Dred Scott is a lover of JESUS and people. He is the pastor of St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Turner Station, Maryland and an accomplished jazz musician with several recordings. He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He and his lovely wife Katherine are the parents of two daughters and grandparents of three boys.