Ray Waddle is the editor of Reflections, a magazine of theological and ethical inquiry published biannually by Yale Divinity School. Waddle, a nationally known religion writer, has written on the subject of faith and society for more than two decades. He has been a lecturer on the adjunct faculty at Vanderbilt Divinity School, a retreat leader and a columnist for Interpreter and Presbyterian Voice magazines. As religion editor for the Tennessean from 1984–2001, he won awards for his work and traveled on assignment across the United States and to Europe and Israel. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, Waddle earned a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in religious studies from Vanderbilt University.