M. Kathryn (Kathy) Armistead is lead editor of Bible, Leadership, and Theology at Abingdon Press. She earned her Ph.D. in Religion and Personality from Vanderbilt University. She was the project manager for the Wesley Study Bible and has acquired over three hundred projects including books, videos, DVDs. In addition to being a United Methodist Deacon and pastor's spouse, she is active in her local church and community. Kathy is author of God Images in the Healing Process (Fortress Press) and co-editor of Wesleyan Theology and Social Science: The Dance of Practical Divinity and Discovery (Cambridge Scholars Press).