Bruce C. Birch is dean and professor of Biblical Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary. He is the co-author (with Larry Rasmussen) of Bible and Ethics in the Christian Life (1976,1989, 2018) and Predicament of the Prosperous (1978). He authored What Does the Lord Require? (1985), and Let Justice Roll Down (1991), and is co-author of Theological Introduction to the Old Testament, 2nd ed. (2005), among other works.