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Jonathan L. Walton is the author of A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in Its World for Our World, Westminster John Knox Press, 2018, and Watch This! The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism, NYU Press, 2009. He is the Dean of the Divinity School at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Previously, he served as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University, and as an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of California--Riverside.