E. Edward Zinke is an active Adventist theologian and businessman who has published numerous articles and books including the first quarter 2010 Sabbath School quarterly and its accompanying book, The Certainty of the Second Coming. He's a doctoral candidate in systematic theology at the Catholic University of America. He served for almost two decades as the associate director for the Biblical Research Institute at the General Conference. He also served as president of Ann's House of Nuts, an international food company, until 2008, when he and his wife sold the company. He's on the Board of Trustees for Andrews and Oakwood Universities, and serves on numerous committees for a variety of Adventist entities and institutions. He is co-founder, past president and current treasurer for the Adventist Theological Society. He's active in the Spencerville, MD Seventh-day Adventist Church, where he teaches an adult Sabbath school class. He and his wife, Ann, have two sons and seven grandchildren.