WILLIS BARNSTONE was born in Lewiston, Maine, in 1927. He is a poet, translator, critic and biblical scholar. His many books include The Restored New Testament, a new annotated translation and commentary. Over the course of an eventful life Barnstone has travelled widely, living at different times in Mexico, Greece, France, Argentina and China, as well as the Unites States and Britain. He is a fourtimes Pulitzer Prize nominee.