Edwin Harry Zackrison (1941—) was born in Hinsdale, Illinois, into a family of printers, educators, musicians, artists, writers and editors. He was ordained to the Christian ministry in 1969. He received his BA (1963) from Loma Linda University, an MA (1964) and BD (1966) from Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, and in 1984 his Doctor of Philosophy from Andrews University in Theological Studies and Developmental Psychology. After pastoring for seven years in southern California, he became Professor of Religion at Southern Adventist University (1972) in Collegedale, TN. Moving to southern California in 1984 he served as chair of the Religion Dept., La Sierra Academy, where he also taught drama and founded and directed the La Sierra Academy Performing Arts Society. In 1989 he joined the School of Religion at Loma Linda University/La Sierra University where he was Professor of Theology and Ministry. In 1996 he joined the faculty of Mt. Sierra College, Monrovia CA, as Professor of General Education teaching Social Sciences, Ethics, Humanities and Business. In 2001 he received his Master of Business Administration from DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management. He moved to Ringgold, GA, and joined the faculty of Miller-Motte College, teaching Social Sciences and Business Administration. He retired in 2014 after serving on the faculty of University of Phoenix for fourteen years in the Department of Humanities. He writes from Ringgold, GA, where he lives in retirement. He is author of several books and many published articles.