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Kelly James Clark, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame), is Senior Research Fellow at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. Kelly has held visiting appointments at Oxford University, the University of St. Andrews and the University of Notre Dame. He is the author, editor, or co-author of more than twenty books including Abraham's Children: Liberty and Tolerance in an Age of Religious Conflict, Religion and the Sciences of Origins, Return to Reason, The Story of Ethics, When Faith Is Not Enough, and 101 Key Philosophical Terms of Their Importance for Theology. Philosophers Who Believe won third place in Christianity Today's books of the year (which may not sound like much but the Pope's book was eighth) He has three books forthcoming: Strangers, Neighbors, Friends: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Reflections on Compassion and Peace, Written to Be Heard: Recovering the Lost Messages of the Gospels, and God and the Brain: Neuroscience and the rationality of belief. He writes broadly and speaks widely on compassion, tolerance and peace.

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