Peter Snow grew up in England during WWII. As a member of St. John’s College, Cambridge, he studied academic theology and graduated with both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in the subject. He was ordained a priest of the Church of England in Birmingham, where he served as a parish priest.
Snow moved to the United States with his family in 1967 and has subsequently served churches in Santa Barbara, California; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and Redmond and Mukilteo, Washington. While in Southern California, the author experienced the full force of the Cultural Revolution during the early seventies and subsequently helped develop alcohol treatment programs, battered women’s protection and assistance programs, and posttraumatic stress studies. He also worked on minority youth issues and youth ministries. He presently resides with his wife in Seattle, Washington.