Harold M. Best is Emeritus Dean/Professor of Music of the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. He is also a past president of the National Association of Schools of Music. He is the author of numerous articles on the relationship of Christianity to the fine arts, worship, issues in arts education, culture, and curriculum. His book Music Through the Eyes of Faith was published by Harper San Francisco in 1993. Unceasing Worship: Biblical Perspectives on Worship and the Arts was released by InterVarsity Press in 2003. He also contributed to Exploring the Worship Spectrum, published by InterVarsity in 2004. His latest book, Dumbfounded Praying, published by Wipf and Stock, was released in January, 2011. In his retirement years he continues to write and also speak at occasional conferences. He is a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, Post Falls, Idaho.