Douglas Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is the Blanchard Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. His work centers on understanding the text of the New Testament and its application today. He has written extensively in several commentary series, including the NIV Application Commentary, Pillar Commentary, Tyndale New Testament Commentary, and the New International Commentary on the New Testament.
Born August 5, 1933 in Duluth, MN; married Betty Lou Pavlik, 1955; children: Robert Jr., David K., Steven J. Education: University of Iowa, B.S.C., 1956, M.A. (counseling/education), 1968, M.A. (writing), 1986; U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College, 1966, and Industrial College of the Armed Forces, graduated 1973 (with honors) Avocational Interests: Flying, reading, international travel (especially swimming); became first person to officially swim across Lake Superior 1953), sports Career: U.S. Air Force, career officer, 1956-77, serving as a pilot in Vietnam and France; University of Iowa, Iowa City, director of safety and security for hospitals, 1977-85; writer and teacher, 1985--. University of Iowa, assistant professor, 1964-66, associate professor, 1966-68, professor of aerospace studies, 1975-77, Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Citizens Center, writing teacher, 1994--. Commercial pilot Member: Authors Guild. Authors League of America. Air Force Association (life member). Iowa Authors Collection. Minnesota Authors Collection. Iowa Lettermen's Club (past president). Iowa Varsity Club (member of executive board). Rotary International. Daedalians. Presidents Club of University of Iowa (life member) Awards, Honors: International Literary Award. Manuscripts International, 1988 for the story "Death Defied". Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Iowa/National Varsity Club; to be entered into the new Hall of Fame, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in America, International Authors and Writers Who's Who