Rev. Dr. Hal Taussig is a retired professor and United Methodist pastor. He has published fifteen books including After Jesus Before Christianity and A New New Testament. He and his work have been featured in and covered by New York Times, Time, The Daily Show, People, Newsweek, National Public Radio, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC, The Bob Edwards Show on Sirius Radio, the History Channel, and Washington Post. He lives near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.