William Bicksler grew up and was converted to Christ in the Evangelical Congregational church where he was first licensed to preach in 1951. He is a graduate of Houghton College B.A (1955), Asbury Theological Seminary MDiv (1958), Wheaton Graduate School M.A (1964), Brandeis University Department of Mediterranean Studies MA, PhD (1973), researching and successfully defending his Ph.D dissertation on “Slavery Documents of Old Babylonia” available from University Microfilms.. In 1957 he was ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church and held Annual Conference relation in New York and in Taiwan. He has pastored churches in Kentucky and Vermont, is ordained, and served both as missionary and professor in Taiwan from 1958 to 2003 with times in the states for graduate studies. He has taught at Holy Light Theological Seminary 1959 to 1969, China Evangelical Seminary 1973 to 2003, Soochow University 1973 to 1977; and Indiana Wesleyan University 1978 to 1982. In graduate studies he completed three dissertations. He also has contributed to three Festschrift published by China Evangelical Seminary. The seminary also published a biography including few collected short papers in 2002. He has published a Commentary on Daniel through the China Evangelical Seminary Press, in Chinese, 2001, Commentary on Galatians 2004.and a Commentary on Romans 2005. This Commentary on Hebrews owes its existence to several courses taught on the seminary level. A Commentary on Job has been submitted for publication 2005. At present he is completing the manuscript for a Commentary on the Psalms.