Ruth Hoppin lives in Daly City, a suburb of San Francisco. She and her husband, Stuart, are parishioners at Holy Child and St. Martin Episcopal Church, where Ruth has led Science and Faith seminars and Bible discussion groups. Her articles and poems have appeared in many journals, including Priscilla Papers. She is author of Priscilla’s Letter: Finding the Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews,which has been translated into Spanish (La Carta de Priscila, tr., Rev. Paul B. Alfaro). Her most recent book is a volume of poetry, Spinning the Arrow of Time. Photo by John Swanda.