Ray Lubeck is a Professor of Bible and Theology at the Bible College of Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon. With a B.S. from Multnomah, an M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, a D. Th. from the University of South Africa, and graduate studies at Regent College and Jerusalem University College, he is considered by many to be an expert in Bible interpretation and its relation to contemporary culture. He also serves as director of World Seen, a ministry that analyzes cultural trends (www.multnomah.edu/worldseen). He is the author of Read the Bible for a Change: Understanding and Responding to God's Word (2005) and has contributed to the Starting Point Study Bible (2002) and Preaching to a Shifting Culture (2004).