Dr. Perry Phillips received his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cornell University where he became a Christian as a graduate student. He then attended Biblical Theological Seminary (now called Missio), where he earned his M.Div. before heading to the Institute of Holy Land Studies (Jerusalem University College [JUC]), to complete an M.A. in Hebrew language. After his M.A., Dr. Phillips remained at JUC where he taught historical geography to groups of students from around the world. Dr. Phillips has taught over 60 groups in Israel, off and on, and continues to teach historical geography in conjunction with his wife, Dr. Elaine Phillips, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Biblical Studies at Gordon College. Dr. Phillips has also taught at the college level over 15 years and was a senior quality assurance engineer with Comverse, a high-tech firm in the Boston area. He has published numerous articles in the area of theology and science. He lives with his wife Elaine in Gloucester, MA.