William D. Watkins is a lecturer and teacher, philosopher and theologian, author and musician. Watkins is an ordained minister in the evangelical Protestant tradition, and holds a B. A. in philosophy from California State University at Fresno, and a Masters in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Currently Watkins is the director of publications of the American Center for Law and Justice. He is the author of numerous books, including 'In Defense of Life', coauthored with Keith A. Fournier, and 'The New Absolutes'. He has written numerous essays and articles appearing in such diverse publications as 'Christianity Today', Themelios', 'Trinity Journal', 'Law & Justice', 'Insights', 'Cornerstone', 'Christian Research Journal', and 'Moody Magazine'.