About the Authors

Rob BowmanRobert M. Bowman Jr. (Ph.D. in Biblical Studies, South African Theological Seminary) is the executive director of the Institute for Religious Research (irr.org) in Grand Rapids. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books and more than sixty periodical articles. Rob has lectured annually at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary since 2010 and has also taught courses at Biola University and Cornerstone University.


J. Ed KomoszewskiJ. Ed Komoszewski graduated summa cum laude with a Th.M. in New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, where he learned from renowned New Testament scholars like Harold W. Hoehner, Darrell L. Bock, and Daniel B. Wallace. His wide-ranging ministry experience includes pastoral, academic, editorial, and parachurch service. In addition to being the co-author of Putting Jesus in His Place, Ed is also the coauthor of Reinventing Jesus (with M. James Sawyer and Daniel B. Wallace).