Vincent F. Biondo, III, is Associate Professor of Western Religious Traditions and Middle East Studies at Fresno State University. He is co-editor (with Richard D. Hecht) of Religion and Culture: Contemporary Practices and Perspectives. He has conducted research on Islam in the U.S. and Britain.
Andrew Fiala is Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Philosophy Department, and Director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State University. His books include: Tolerance and the Ethical Life (2005), What Would Jesus Really Do? (2007), The Just War Myth (2008) and Public War, Private Conscience (2010). Fiala is co-editor of the journal Philosophy in the Contemporary World.