About the Author: T M (Terri) Murray

T M Murray is an American essayist, author and educator. She has taught philosophy, critical reasoning and religious studies in London, UK for the past twelve years. She read philosophy and theology at University of London, and earned her doctoral degree in philosophy from Oxford Brookes University, specializing in social and contextual theology. Murray is a regular contributor to Philosophy Now magazine, The New Humanist and has blogged for The Rationalist Association, The Center for Progressive Christianity and The Yurica Report. In 2010 she was awarded first prize in the Center for Inquiry's Feedom of Expression Essay competition. She is co-author of Moral Panic: Exposing the Religious Right's Agenda on Sexuality(Cassell, UK).