Donald Wayne Viney was born 13 February 1953 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the eldest of two children. He has lived in Oklahoma (1953-1966, 1977-1984), Colorado (1966-1977), and Kansas (1984-present). Viney received the B.A. in philosophy from Colorado State University (1977) and the M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma (1979, 1982). He has taught philosophy and religion at Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas since 1984. He is on the editorial board of The Midwest Quarterly and he is a member of the American Philosophical Association and of the Society of Christian Philosophers. Viney publishes in the area of the philosophy of religion. He is author of a number of articles in philosophical journals and dictionaries on Hartshorne's life and thought as well as being author of Charles Hartshorne and the Existence of God (SUNY Press, 1985) and editor of Charles Hartshorne's Letters to a Young Philosopher: 1979-1995 (Special Issue of Logos-Sophia, 11, Fall 2001). Viney has also written extensively on the life and thought of Jules Lequyer (1814-1862) and has translated some of Lequyer's writings into English. See especially, Translation of Works of Jules Lequyer (Edwin Mellen Press, 1998) and Jules Lequyer's Abel and Abel (Edwin Mellen Press, 1999). Don Viney is a father to two daughters, Jenny Viney and Aislinn Watts, and a grandfather to Lily Watts. He and his wife Rebecca Viney live in Pittsburg, Kansas.