About the author . . .

Randall Bush, University Professor of Philosophy at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, holds two earned doctorates, one in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and the other in modern theology from the University of Oxford. For twelve years, he served as Director of Union’s Interdisciplinary Honors Program. His Oxford doctoral thesis was published under the title, Recent Ideas of Divine Conflict. He also is a novelist and a children’s book writer whose published creative works include a young-adult fantasy novel, The Quest for Asdin; four children’s Christmas novels, Gabriel’s Magic Ornament, Widgmus World, The Mailbox Tree, and A Christmas Comedy; and an illustrated poem, The Caterbury Tails. Bush is also an accomplished pianist and vocalist and presently serves as an organist at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Tennessee.