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Francis J. Beckwith's Bio:

Beckwith is associate professor of church-state studies and associate director of the J. M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He earned the Master of Juridical Studies at the Washington University School of Law (St. Louis, Missouri) and the Ph.D. in philosophy at Fordham University (New York, New York.

A 2002-03 Research Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Institutions and Values in the politics department at Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey), he current serves as a member of Princeton's James Madison Society. He has also taught at Trinity International University (Deerfield, Illinois), Whittier College (Whittier, California), Universtiy of Nevada (Las Vegas, Nevada) and Fordham.

He was on the executive committees of both the Society of Christian Philosophers and the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and he has published numerous articles on topics such as intelligent design, constitutional law, bioethics, abortion, political correctness and miracles. He also serves as associate editor of the Journal of Church and State.

Beckwith is the author of both Do the Right Thing (Wadsworth, 2002) and The Abortion Controversy: 25 Years After Roe v. Wade (Wadsworth, 1998). He has written several other books that deal with issues of Darwinism and public education, abortion and euthanasia, Mormonism, and affirmative action.

Craig (Ph.D., philosophy, University of Birmingham; D.Theol., systematic theology, University of Munich) is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, in La Mirada, California. He is also president of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. He has published articles in philosophical and theological journals such as The Journal of Philosophy, American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Modern Theology and Religious Studies. He has written or cowritten more than twenty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology and God, Time and Eternity.

Moreland (Ph.D., University of Southern California; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, in La Mirada, California. He also serves as director of Eidos Christian Center. He has written, edited or contributed to twenty books with publishers ranging from Oxford University Press, Routledge, Wadsworth and Prometheus to Zondervan and InterVarsity Press. Among his books are Christianity and the Nature of Science, Does God Exist? (with Kai Nielsen) and Philosophical Naturalism: A Critical Analysis. He has also published more than fifty articles in journals such as Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, American Philosophical Quarterly, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, MetaPhilosophy, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Southern Journal of Philosophy, Religious Studies and Faith and Philosophy. He is a fellow of the Discovery Institute's Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture.

Visit Francis J.'s website at www.francisbeckwith.com