David Harned is the author of nine books and numerous articles and the recipient of a number of honors and awards. His books have been published in many countries, both in the East and in the West. Mrs. Gandhi's Guest is his second volume to be first published in India. Dr. Harned served three different times as Visiting Professor in the Department of Christian Dogmatics at New College, the University of Edinburgh. He has also served as Visiting Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Seminary. He was the first Visiting Professor of Christian Studies in the Guru Gobind Singh Department of Religious Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala. He has lectured and traveled throughout much of India for forty years.