Walter Wangerin Jr. is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Wangerin's writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children's story, meditation, and biblical exposition. His writing voice is immediately recognizable, and his fans number in the hundreds of thousands. Among his books are Jesus: A Novel; The Book of God; Paul: A Novel; Whole Prayer; Reliving the Passion; Preparing for Jesus; Mary's First Christmas; Peter's First Easter; Ragman and Other Cries of Faith; Miz Lil and the Chronicles of Grace; Little Lamb, Who Made Thee? Mourning Into Dancing; The Book of Sorrows; A Miniature Cathedral; The Orphean Passages; and Crying for a Vision. He has won several Gold Medallions, including best-fiction awards for both The Book of God and Paul: A Novel. He lives in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he is writer-in-residence at Valparaiso University and holds the Jochum Chair.
Walter Wangerin Jr. es reconocido como uno del mejor escritor sobre las aplicaciones la fe y la espiritualidad. Su libros incluyen The Book of God [El libro de Dios], Reliving the Pasin [Recuerdo de la Pasin], Peter's First Easter [El Primer Domigo de Resureccionde Pedro], Mourning into Dancing [Cmo Cambiar el Lamento en Baile], The Manger is Empty [El Pesebre Vaco] y Little Lamb, Who Made Thee? [Quin te hizo, Corderito?]. Wangerin vive en Valparaiso, Indiana, ocupa la ctedra Jochum en la Universidad de Valparaso, donde es escritor residente.