Phyllis A.Tickle has been on PBS' Religion & Ethics News Weekly, The Hallmark Channel, and National Public Radio on numerous occasions. She is the author of more than two dozen publications, including The Night Hours, which will be released soon, and The Holy Hours, a three-volume series of instructions for fixed-hour devotion. Tickle was the religion editor for Publishers Weekly from 1991 to 1996 and a contributing editor until 2004. He is one of the nation's leading authorities and critics on religion in America. Millington, Tennessee is her home.