Philip W. Comfort, Ph.D., D. Litt. et Phil., has studied English Literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these subjects at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He has written several books about the New Testament, in the fields of textual criticism, papyrology, and the Gospel of John, and is a published poet. He is author of 'Jesus Speaks', a narrative poem, and co-editor of a volume entitled, 'One Year Book of Poetry', a collection of 365 Christian poems, with annotations.
He lives in Pawleys Island, South Carolina with his wife Georgia. His three children (Jeremy, John, and Peter) live nearby, as do his four grandchildren (Sage, Reid, Drake, and Jonah).