Robert G. Clouse (Ph.D., University of Iowa) was born in Mansfield, Ohio, in 1931. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. Clouse has contributed articles and chapters in numerous books on Christian Church history, Renaissance and Reformation history, and war and peace studies. His most important work as a historian of Christianity is Two Kingdoms: The Church and Culture Through the Ages (1993), which he coauthored with Richard V. Pierard and Edwin Yamauchi. He is the author or coauthor of Puritans, the Millennium and the Future of Israel (1970), The Cross and the Flag (1972), The Church in an Age of Orthodoxy and Enlightenment (1980), War, Four Christian Views (1981) and Women in Ministry, Four Views (1989).