The latest edition of The Beloved and I is found now in pocket-sized paperback and in no other format. Consult the author by e-mail for any other editions.
Thomas McElwain completed a doctor's degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Stockholm in 1979 under the direction of the renowned Americanist Åke Hultkrantz. He continues on the faculty as Associate Professor (oavlönad docent). He was ordained as a Seventh Day Baptist minister in 1988, served as a missionary until 1990, was director of interfaith dialogue at the Islamic Centre of England 2001-2002.