Lance H. Gracy is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas, where he is also a doctoral student. He has a B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the University of the Incarnate Word and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas-San Antonio. He spent a semester at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley as a Merit Scholar. His research centers mainly on metaphysics and religion in St. Bonaventure (1221-1274). In addition to being an adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of the Incarnate Word, Lance has taught at Our Lady of the Lake University, Northwest Vista College, and the University of Texas-San Antonio. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have four children: Alice, Daniel, Edith, and Francis.