Heath A. Thomas holds a PhD from the University of Gloucestershire. He is Director of PhD Studies and Associate Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He is also Fellow in Old Testament Studies at The Paideia Centre for Public Theology in Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Poetry and Theology in Lamentations and co-editor of Great is Thy Faithfulness? Toward Reading Lamentations as Christian Scripture (Pickwick Press). He has also co-edited Holy War in the Bible: Christian Morality and an Old Testament Problem. He has forthcoming volumes on Habakkuk and the Minor Prophets.