Paul L. Maier
Paul L. Maier was born in 1930, and until the Spring of 2011, he served as the Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University. He continues to hold the title of professor emeritus in the university's Department of History. He is an active member of the Lutheran Church, serving on the Missouri Synod. He is the founder of (and a regular speaker for) The Lutheran Hour.