Gary M. Burge, Ph.D., teaches New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, MI). He studied at the Univ. of California, Fuller Seminary, and Aberdeen University (Scotland). Previously he served on the faculty of Wheaton College for 25 years. He specializes the New Testament but has also written extensively about the political and theological dimensions of the conflicts in Israel/Palestine. His first book, Whose Land? Whose Promise? What Christians are Not Being Told about Israel and the Palestinians (now in a second edition) and was followed by Jesus and the Land. The New Testament Challenge to Holy Land Theology. Gary is a frequent speaker at churches and conferences throughout the United States. He also serves on the planning team for the Christ at the Checkpoint conferences.