Philip Comfort has a doctorate in literary interpretation from the University of South Africa. He has been a senior editor at Tyndale House Publishers for twenty-five years, and has taught New Testament, English, and Greek at several colleges. He has written over fifteen volumes in the areas of New Testament studies, English Bible translations, and ancient Greek manuscripts. He was the New Testament editor and a translator of the New Living Translation. He has authored two novels and four volumes of poetry. He lives in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, with his wife Georgia.