David L. Bartlett is Professor of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, and Lantz Professor of Preaching Emeritus at Yale Divinity School. Bartlett is an ordained American Baptist minister. His most recent book is The Fourfold Gospel (2006), for which he wrote the section on Matthew. His Lyman Beecher Lectures were published in 2003 under the title What's Good About This News? He also wrote the study of 1 Peter for The New Interpreter's Bible. Fact and Faith was his first book.