Elizabeth Caldwell teaches as Adjunct Faculty in Religious Education at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, TN. She recently retired as Harold Blake Walker Professor of Pastoral Theology and Associate Dean of Students and Academics at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. She is ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament by the Presbytery of Chicago. She was also the Common English Bible Readability Editor and wrote the “Life Preserver Notes” in the Deep Blue Kids Bible. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.