is a writer, speaker, teacher, retreat leader, and Professor Emerita of Church History at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. The author of nine books, she is a longtime faculty member of The Upper Room’s Academy for Spiritual Formation. Roberta is a weaver and spinner who is interested in women’s work with fiber through the ages. She is married to Richard Bondi, a pastoral counselor, and they have two children and two grandchildren. The Bondis live in the North Georgia mountains and have a beloved bichon frisé named Curly.