Henri A. Blocher is professor emeritus of systematic theology at the Faculte Libre de Theologie Evangelique, Vaux-sur-Seine, France, where he taught for many years, beginning with its founding in 1965. He is former Gunther Knoedler Chair of Theology at Wheaton College, and was a member of the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization from 1975 to 1980. Blocher studied at a number of institutions including the Sorbonne, London Bible College, Gordon Divinity School, and the Faculte Libre de Theologie Protestante of Paris, and he now sits on the advisory board of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians, which he has also served as president. His books include Evil and the Cross: An Analytical Look at the Problem of Pain and Original Sin, a biblical theology of the Hebrew Bible. He and his wife, Henriette, a psychologist, have three children and seven grandchildren.