In 2009, Reta Halteman Finger retired from teaching in the Biblical Studies and Religion department at Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania. Today she occasionally teaches at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, as affiliate associate professor of New Testament. The former editor of the Christian feminist magazine, Daughters of Sarah, Reta has published three other books including Roman House Churches for Today. She maintains an active writing ministry through Sunday School columns in the Mennonite World Review, Sojourners magazine, her Bible study blog at the Christian Feminism Today website, and other venues. She holds a master's degree from Garret-Evangelical Seminary and a PhD from Northwestern University.