Mindy Rice Withrow is co-author of the five-volume History Lives series, a YA history of Christianity.  An editor and a digital strategist for a creative agency, she runs a literary website and is currently working on short fiction and a novel.  Born and raised in Northwest Ohio, she has lived in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Birmingham, AL, and has recently returned to her home state, where she lives with her husband, historian Brandon Withrow.


Brandon Withrow

Brandon G. Withrow (M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity and Religious Studies, and Director of the M.A.T.S. program, at Winebrenner Theological Seminary (Findlay, OH).  He previously taught at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University.  He is co-author, with his wife, Mindy, of the five-volume History Lives series, and author of Katherine Parr: A Guided Tour of the Life and Thought of a Reformation Queen. His most recent book is Becoming Divine: Jonathan Edwards’s Incarnational Spirituality Within the Christian Tradition (Cascade Books, 2011).

The Withrows have been researching and writing together since they were married during their undergraduate years in 1994. They started writing the History Lives series for their nieces and nephews, who now number 19.  Please visit their blogs at www.mindywithrow.com and www.brandonwithrow.com. They welcome your comments by email. Please use the contact page above.