Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University and president of Risen Jesus, Inc. He has a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from the University of Pretoria, which he earned with distinction and the highest mark. Mike was interviewed by Lee Strobel in his book In Defense of Jesus: Investigating Attacks on the Identity of Christ and appeared in Strobel’s video The Case for Christ. He is the author of numerous books including Why Are There Differences in the Gospels: What We Can Learn from Ancient Biography, The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach, Paul Meets Muhammad, co-author with Gary Habermas of the award-winning book The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus, and co-editor with William Dembski of Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science. Mike is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Institute for Biblical Research, the Evangelical Theological and Philosophical Societies, and the prestigious Society for New Testament Studies. He has spoken on 100 university campuses and has appeared on dozens of radio and television programs.