Dr. Jeffrey Siker is professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University where he teaches and publishes in the area of New Testament studies. He was chair of the department from 2002-2010. He is the author of Disinheriting the Jew: Abraham in Early Christian Controversy and of Scripture and Ethics: Twentieth Century Portraits. He is the editor of Homosexuality in the Church: Both Sides of the Debate and Homosexuality and Religion: An Encyclopedia. Dr. Siker is an ordained Presbyterian minister in the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. and is a Parish Associate at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles.