Dr. Carolyn A. Roth
Carolyn is both a Master Gardener and a Tree Steward. She is the creator of the award winning St. John Lutheran Bible Garden in Roanoke Virginia which includes about 100 plants identified in the Bible. Dr. Roth speaks about Bible plants at garden clubs and herb societies and at church and civic organizations.
Currently, Carolyn writes and consults full time. She is a nurse-psychologist with a doctoral degree from the University of San Francisco. Her publishing credits include several books, monographs, and articles in her discipline, on Bible plants, and on famous and lesser-known Bible characters.
Carolyn is a spiritual woman. Her many friends describe her Christian perspective as orthodox. She believes in the inspired, written word of God. Carolyn lives in Roanoke, Virginia with her husband, Bruce, who is a stern editor of her work. Currently, Carolyn writes two blogs: (1) "God as a Gardener" which is on Bible plants including parables illustrated by Bible plants, and (2) "Lesser Known Bible Characters" which focuses on Bible individuals whom you have questioned why they are taking up space in a book as important as the Bible.