Bruce Lindley McCormack is the Charles Hodge Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary and Director of its Centre for Barth Studies. He holds an MDiv degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri and the PhD degree from Princeton Seminary. His book, Karl Barth’s Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology (1995) won for him the Karl Barth Prize from the Union of Evangelical Churches (Germany) in 1998 and led as well to a an honorary doctorate from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. Formerly a member of the faculty at New College, Edinburgh, he has taught at Princeton Seminary for twenty-six years. His teaching in both institutions has focused upon the Reformed tradition (Calvin through Barth), Reformed Confessions, and Reformed doctrines. He has long had an interest in grass-roots ecumenical dialogue and participated in numerous conferences co-organized by the Centre for Barth Studies and the Dominican House of Studies (Washington, D.C.).