The Author: Winston D. Persaud is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque,
Iowa, where he joined the Faculty in 1984. Born in Guyana, South America, Dr. Persaud received his B.A. from the University
of Guyana, his M.Div. from Wartburg Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1980.
Prior to joining the Wartburg Faculty, he served three-and-a-half years as a parish pastor in the Lutheran Church in Guyana.
During that time, he was active in the ecumenical work of the Guyana Council of Churches at the Caribbean Conference of Churches.