Robert Yarbrough (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary. He is author of 1, 2, and 3 John in the Baker Exegetical Commentary Series, which he co-edits. Other books include The Salvation-Historical Fallacy? Reassessing the History of New Testament Theology; and The Gospel of John. With Walter Elwell he authored the widely used textbook Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey, which has been translated into numerous languages. At the popular level Dr. Yarbrough is author of The Kregel Pictorial Guide to the New Testament. Dr. Yarbrough and his wife, Bernadine, have two sons.