Michael S. Bos is a pastor, author, teacher, and interfaith proponent. He is senior minister of Marble Collegiate Church in New York City.
He was born in Michigan, where he received his B.S. in psychology from Grand Valley State University and M.Div. from Western Theological Seminary. He then did post-graduate work in Hebrew scripture and the theology of religions at the Free University (the Netherlands), and doctoral work in Islam at the University of Exeter (U.K.). He completed his doctorate at Duke University Divinity School with a focus on leadership in the Christian tradition.
His pastoral work has been broad ranging, including starting a new church, pastoring a mega-church, and developing an interfaith center in the Middle East. In his quest to create greater religious understanding, he has spoken internationally to foreign affairs officials, interfaith conferences, universities, seminaries, and churches. He also currently serves on several boards.
Michael is married to Tena and has two adult children. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, mountain biking, and snowboarding.
For more information about Michael, visit michaelsbos.com
William L. Sachs is the Executive Director of the Center for Interfaith Reconciliation in Richmond, Virginia. In that work he develops educational programs on understanding and engaging constructively with Muslims and members of other faiths.
Sachs holds degrees from Baylor, Vanderbilt, and Yale, and a Ph.D (History of Christianity) from the University of Chicago. He is the author of four books and more than 200 articles, chapters, reports, and reviews.
As an Episcopal priest he has served five parishes in Virginia, Connecticut, and Chicago. A consultant with foundations and non-profit organizations, he is frequently interviewed by major media outlets including The New York Times.