Calvin Miller (1936–2012) was a professor at Beeson Divinity School. The beloved author of more than forty books, Miller was also well known as a poet, artist, novelist, and speaker. His later works included Preaching (Baker), O Shepherd Where Art Thou? (Broadman & Holman), and Conversations with Jesus (Harvest House). He summed up his rule of life in four words: "Time is a gift."