The Author

J. Daniel Hays (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of Old Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author or co-author of numerous books, including From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race, Grasping God’s Word,  The Temple and the Tabernacle, The Message of the Prophets, Jeremiah/Lamentations (TTT), and The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook.

6 Ways the Bible Changed My Perspective on Ethnic Diversity

The first non-Jewish believer in the New Testament was a Black African.