Clinton E. Arnold enjoys teaching, speaking and writing on various aspects of the New Testament. He is the editor of the four-volume Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary and the general editor of the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. His other books include: How We Got the Bible (Zondervan); Ephesians: Power and Magic (Cambridge/Baker/Wipf & Stock); Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul's Letters (InterVarsity Press); The Colossian Syncretism (Mohr Siebeck/Baker); and 3 Crucial Questions About Spiritual Warfare (Baker). Arnold has published in Christianity Today and was a regular columnist for Discipleship Journal. His research articles have appeared in such journals as New Testament Studies, Novum Testamentum, Journal for the Study of the New Testament and the Journal of Psychology and Theology. He is a professor of New Testament language and literature and the dean of Talbot School of Theology. Arnold, his wife and three boys are vitally involved in their local church.