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Diana Lynn Severance's Bio:
Diana Severance received her Ph.D. in history from Rice University and taught history for 25 years with Klein I.S.D., where she was responsible for setting up the Wunderlich Farm and Klein Museum as a learning adventure for students.

She has been a frequent writer and consultant for Christian History Institute, which produces Christian history films and study material. She was a major contributor to Faith of God and Generals, about the Christian faith of leaders in the American Civil War. With her husband, Gordon, she authored Against the Gates of Hell: the Life and Times of Henry T. Perry – a Christian Missionary in a Moslem World.

Diana’s most recent works include A Cord of Three Strands: Three Centuries of Christian Love Letters and Feminine Threads: Women in the Tapestry of Christian History. She is currently working on Emily, a biography of a 19th century teacher and pastor’s wife, based on her diaries.

Diana, who has taught at numerous Christian colleges and seminaries, has been Director of the Dunham Bible Museum at Houston Baptist University since 2003.