Sharon L. Baker is the author of Razing Hell: Rethinking Everything You’ve Been Taught about God’s Wrath and Judgment. She is Associate Professor of Theology and Religion and Coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. She has published numerous articles and speaks frequently throughout the United States on nonviolent atonement and hell. A former stay-at-home mom, Baker received her Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in 2006. She is the mother of four grown boys. For more information, visit