C. Dean Freudenberger has been a student of agronomy and ethics throughout his forty-four year professional career, both in the areas of practice and reflection. He holds degrees from California State Polytechnic University, San Louis Obispo, CA (B.S. Agronomy), and Boston University, (S.T.B., Ph.D.) His years devoted to international agricultural development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have provided him with global and local perspectives for addressing contemporary issues in agriculture and environmental stability. His work and teaching in the U.S. (Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA and Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN) have focused on the critical ethical issues of American agriculture. He is the author of many publications including Global Dust Bowl (1990), andFood for Tomorrow? (1984). He is a contributor to the recently published book Rural Ministry (1997).