Ted A. Smith is professor of preaching and ethics at Candler School of Theology of Emory University. He also serves as director of Theological Education between the Times—a project that gathers diverse groups of people to think together about the meanings and purposes of theological education. Smith works at the intersections of practical and political theology. He is the author of two books—The New Measures and Weird John Brown—and he has also edited books on sexuality and ordination, contemporary issues in preaching, and economic inequality. Beyond Candler, Smith serves as a senior fellow with the University of Virginia’s project on Religion and Its Publics, Emory Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion, and he is a member of the editorial boards for Political Theology and Practical Matters. He recently completed service on the steering committee of the Political Theology Network and two terms on the board of the Louisville Institute. Smith earned his MA from Oxford University, his MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, and his PhD from Emory University.