Bernard Bangley received a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College and an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary. During his years as a Presbyterian minister, Rev. Bangley authored and edited a large number of books, including Christian Classics in Modern English, Getting Along When You Feel Like Getting Even, Authentic Devotion, Rooted in Faith: Meditations from the Reformers and Radiance. Rev. Bangley lives in Lexington, Virginia.