Delwin Brown is professor of Christian Theology at The Iliff School of Theology and in 1996 became interim dean and acting president. He is a lay member of The United Methodist Church. His books include: To Set at Liberty: Christian Faith and Human Freedom; with Clark Pinnock, Theological Crossfire: An Evangelical/Liberal Dialogue; and Boundaries of Our Habitations: Tradition and Theological Construction. At the time of writing this essay, Meridith Underwood was in the joint doctoral program at The Iliff School of Theology. She previously served as a staff producer, writer and director for United Methodist Communications; her field is religion and popular culture.