In Holy Scripture, angels are not an absurdity or curiosity which we are at liberty to reinterpret, to deny or to replace by curiosities of our own invention.
- Karl Barth
Author and lecturer Joan Wester Anderson was born in Evanston, Illinois. She began her writing career in 1973 with family humor articles and was a monthly columnist for two national magazines during the 1980s. Among her 16 books is Where Angels Walk, which was on the New York Times best-seller list for over a year. Her newest book is Angelic Tails: True Stories of Heavenly Canine Companions (Loyola Press).