Amy-Jill Levine is E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University. For more details on the parables, see her Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi. Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is the Director of Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Initiative at Butler University. She is Rabbi Emerita of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck and an author of many award-winning children's books. Margaux Meganck is a freelance artist and children's book illustrator in Portland, Oregon. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.