Dr. Justo L. González was born and raised in Cuba. In 1961 he became the youngest person to earn a doctorate in theological history from Yale University. He is an ordained minister of the word and sacraments for the Methodist Church. For thirty years he taught at various theological institutions. He has given hundreds of lectures in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Justo has written over a hundred books, although he is known for his 2 volumes, History of Christianity, and his three volumes, History of Christian Thought, which have been translated into eight languages. The activity he most values and appreciates is mentoring and encouraging Hispanics and other minority students. Today as a retired Methodist Church professor and minister, he dedicates his time to research, writing, and promoting Hispanic theological education.