Mark C. Black, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Bible at David Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee. He is also Associate Minister at the Donelson Church of Christ. Before coming to Lipscomb he was the preacher for the Okolona Church of Christ in Louisville, kentucky. Mark received the B.A. from Freed-Hardeman University, the M.A. and M.Div. from Harding Graduate School of religion, the Th. M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Ph.D. from Emory University. Mark and his wife Margo have three daughters: Sara, Jessica and Allison.