Elaine Wainwright is professor and head of the School of Theology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is a New Testament scholar specializing in the Gospel of Matthew. Her latest book is Women Healing/Healing Women (Equinox, 2006). Her revision of the Matthew volume of the Sheffield Phoenix New Testament Guides will be published early in 2014. Along with Sueng Ai, she is preparing the feminist commentary on The Gospel of Matthew for the new Wisdom Commentary Series.