After saving the world as a Brownie, Jana Riess went on to earn a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in religion from Columbia University. She is the religion book review editor at Publishers Weekly. Her favorite character is Giles. Or maybe Spike. Or actually, it's Buffy. Yeah, definitely Buffy.
"...muses upon the religious themes in the television series." (Publishers Weekly, February 9, 2004)