Ralph P. Martin (1925-2013) was Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Fuller Theological Seminary and a New Testament Editor for the Word Biblical Commentary series. He earned the BA and MA from the University of Manchester, England, and the PhD from King's College, University of London. He was the author of numerous studies and commentaries on the New Testament, including Worship in the Early Church, the volume on Philippians in The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series. He also wrote 2 Corinthians and James in the WBC series.
Duane L. Christensen is Professor of Biblical Studies and Ancient Near Eastern History at William Carey International University. He has a B.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.Div. from American Baptist Seminary of the West, and a Th.D. from Harvard University. Postdoctoral studies include stints at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and the University of North Carolina, at the University of Vienna, and at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is the author of Transformations of the War Oracle in Old Testament Prophecy and Bible 101: God’s Story in Human History, as well as numerous journal articles.