John L. Esposito is University Professor of Religion and International Affairs, and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. He is editor-in-chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World and The Oxford History of Islam, and author of Islam: The Straight Path, 3e (OUP 1998), The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality, 3e (OUP 1999), and Makers of Contemporary Islam with John O. Voll (OUP 2001).
Darrell J. Fasching is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida. He is the author of Comparative Religious Ethics: A Narrative Approach with Dell DeChant (Blackwell 2001), The Coming of the Millennium, and The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima: Apocalypse or Utopia?
Todd Lewis is Professor of World Religions at College of the Holy Cross. He is the author of Popular Buddhist Texts from Nepal: Narratives and Rituals of Newar Buddhism and The Himalayas: A Syllabus of the Region's History, Anthropology, and Religion with Theodore Riccardi, Jr.
Robin Tuthill wrote the material for this website and the Instructor's Manual. She has a master's degree in religious studies from the University of South Florida. She copyedited A Religious History of Tampa Bay, a series of eleven research reports published as monographs by the University of South Florida and the National Conference; the manuscript Emma Curtis Hopkins: Forgotten Founder of New Thought, published by SUNY Press; and the Journal of the Society for the Study of Metaphysical Religion (JSSMR), along with creating and producing its inaugural issue.