Patrick Oden is a PhD candidate in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. His dissertation is focusing on the theology of Jurgen Moltmann as it relates to liberation theology and the emerging church. He's the author of two books—It's a Dance: Moving With the Holy Spirit and How Long? The Trek Through the Wilderness. He and his wife Amy were blessed with their first baby, a girl, in April. In his spare time he loves hiking, camping on islands, staring at trees and watching ravens.