Fr. Esau McCaulley, PhD is an assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. His first book entitled Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance was published by T & T Clark in 2019. His second book Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope was published by IVP academic. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. His writings have also appeared in Washington Post and Christianity Today among other places. He is married to Mandy, a pediatrician and navy reservist. Together, they have four wonderful children.