Nancy Elizabeth Bedford, Dr. theol. (Tübingen, 1994), was born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina. She has been Georgia Harkness Professor of Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Evanston) since 2003. She has written or edited nine books and written over 90 book chapters and journal articles, which have appeared in five languages. She is a member of Reba Place Church (Mennonite) in Evanston, where she is on the preaching rotation.