Robert Cara is a professor of New Testament at RTS-Charlotte and Provost and Chief Academic Officer for the RTS institution. In addition to the traditional New Testament topics, Dr. Cara’s academic interests include relating the New Testament to Reformed Theology, creeds, hermeneutics, Second Temple Judaism documents, and narrative criticism. He has written a commentary on 1 & 2 Thessalonians and a book critiquing the New Perspective on Paul. Currently, he is working on a commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. As an ordained minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Dr. Cara has been very involved at both the presbytery and synod levels. He is a former vice-moderator of the denomination and for several years was the chairman of the denominational Inter-Church Relations Committee. He preaches regularly in the Charlotte area.