Ross Clifford is the Principal of Morling College, which is the largest Baptist seminary in Australia. Prior to joining the faculty as head of theology he was a pastor for twelve years and before that he practiced law. Along with Philip Johnson he co-founded in 1991 the Community of Hope which pioneered exhibitor’s booth ministry in Mind*Body*Spirit festivals in Australia. He often speaks at conferences and for thirteen years was the host of the Sunday evening radio programme Connections on station 2ch. He is currently president of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation, and previously served as the past president of the Baptist Union of Australia. His doctorate is with the Australian College of Theology, and also holds a postgraduate degree from the University of Sydney. Besides the new book Taboo Or To Do (Darton, Longman & Todd), Ross has written/co-written several books including Jesus and the gods of the new age (Lion), The Cross is not Enough (Baker), Beyond Prediction: The Tarot and Your Spirituality (Lion), Apologetic Preaching and Teaching for the Church and Marketplace (Morling Press), John Warwick Montgomery’s Legal Apologetic (Wipf & Stock). He has also contributed to other books such as A Spectator’s Guide to Worldviews (Blue Bottle Books), Perspectives on Post-Christendom Spiritualities (Morling Press/Sacred Tribes Press) and Tough-Minded Christianity (Broadman & Holman).