Robert (Bob) Stewart is Professor of Philosophy and Theology and Greer-Heard Chair of Faith and Culture at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, LA, where he also directs the Institute for Christian Apologetics.
In addition to his seminary responsibilities he is the senior pastor of Ames Blvd. Baptist Church in Marrero, LA. He has authored or edited 8 books and numerous articles or book reviews in various journals or magazines. His academic work focuses on philosophy of religion, Christian Apologetics, Christian Theology, and Historical Jesus research. He lives in New Orleans, LA with his wife, Marilyn. They have three grown children. His hobbies include music, running, and mediocre golf.

Marilyn Stewart is a free-lancer writer and editor whose work includes a weekly community religion news column, and occasional features, for the community section of The Times-Picayune, the Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper of New Orleans. She writes as a regional reporter for The Baptist Message, the newsjournal of Louisiana Baptists, and previously reported for the Louisiana Baptist Convention’s Communications Teams in New Orleans. Her articles have appeared in SBC Life, on Baptist Press, and in Baptist state newspapers and publications across the nation. “Reepicheep: Signpost to God,” her article on C. S. Lewis’s Voyage of the Dawn Treader, was one of five articles featured in a special webpage at CBN.com that ran for six weeks prior to the release of the Walden Media movie production in 2010. Recently, Marilyn completed a 48-lesson project as copy editor for Mathetes, a NavPress Bible study series.

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