About The Author

Timothy D. Neufeld is a professor at Fresno Pacific University where he is chair of the biblical and religious studies department and teaches practical theology. One of his favorite classes to teach is Theology, Culture and U2, a course he designed in 2006 as an effort to help students think theologically about current global issues. He has presented papers, chaired panels and published articles related to U2 for the Pop Culture Association National Conference, two U2 Studies conferences, the North American Association of Christians in Social Work, the Pacific Journal, as well as other academic and popular organizations. He is a frequent blogger and a news writer for @U2 (atu2.com), the longest-running fansite on the internet, and is also the creator and host of a U2 fan community on Periscope called The Crystal Ballroom. Tim is a licensed pastor and lives in Fresno, CA, with his wife and two sons.