Craig J. Slane (Ph.D., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago) is Frances Owen Distinguished Professor of Theology at Simpson University in Redding, California, where he has taught for sixteen years. A known Bonhoeffer scholar, he has published Bonhoeffer as Martyr (Brazos, 2004), contributed numerous book chapters and articles on Bonhoeffer's theology and legacy, and was selected as the Eberhard Bethge scholar-in-residence (Berlin, 2002). He has lectured frequently on Bonhoeffer in both North America and Europe. His recent scholarly interests include the problem of the Christian University in a post-Christian setting and the re-conception of Christian theology and history in light of René Girard's fundamental anthropology. He is married to Sandra Hamilton Slane and has two teenage children, Micaela and Marcus.