Prof. John Walton

John Walton is Professor Old Testament at Wheaton College. He was formerly a professor at Moody Bible Institute for 20 years. His primary focus is in areas of comparison between the Old Testament and the Ancient Near East, particularly Genesis. He is the general editor for a five volume series, The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, and General Editor of a 20 vol. Baker Commentary Series, "Teach the Text."  He is author of "The Lost World of Genesis 1: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate" (IVP, 2009). He is also currently writing "The Lost World of Adam and Eve" which should be available early in 2015. He is married to Kim, and they have three children.