Robert C. Newman earned the Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cornell University an M.Div. from Faith Theological Seminary, and an S.T.M. from Biblical Theological Seminary. He is emeritus professor of New Testament and Christian Evidences at Biblical Theological Seminary and director of the Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute. Newman has also been national president of the Evangelical Theological Society (1996). He is a fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation, for which he formerly chaired the commission on creation. He is coauthor with Herman Eckelmann of Genesis One and the Origin of the Earth (InterVarsity Press). Newman is an expert in Christian apologetics, especially at rebutting arguments that claim to show the incompatibility of Christian faith with science.