R. Edwin Sherman is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (F.C.A.S.) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (M.A.A.A.). [Actuaries use probability and statistical analysis to help manage self-insurance programs and insurance companies.] He has advised numerous large financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Prior to heading his own consulting firm, for seven years he was a Principal at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the world’s largest accounting and consulting firm.
Mr. Sherman is the founder of the Isaac Newton Bible Code Research Society. The Society’s website (www.biblecodedigest.com) is the number one Bible code resource on the Internet. A Christian since 1972, Mr. Sherman is deeply committed to the impartial examination of the phenomenon of Bible codes. He works with a research team that includes two Hebrew experts, one an agnostic Jew, the other an orthodox Jew.
Mr. Sherman received a B.A. (with Highest Honors) and an M.A. (with High Honors) in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. He passed Ph.D. qualifying exams in probability, statistics, real and complex analysis before leaving graduate school to become an actuary. He has authored two prize-winning professional papers and over 70 articles in trade publications devoted to risk management and business insurance.
Mr. Sherman’s articles have appeared in Decision (1998) and Moody (1997). In the late 1980s he played a major role in starting a Rick Warren-style church in Marin County, California. He lives with his wife of 34 years in southern Oregon where they attend Calvary Chapel. Their two adult children live in the Seattle area.