Markus-Ekkehard Locker (born in 1965 in Vienna, Austria) is currently associate professor of theology at the Department of Theology, Loyola School of the Humanities, and lecturer for the New Testament at Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. He received a Ph.D. in biblical theology from the Ateneo de Manila University that has been accredited as Dr. Theol. from the University of Vienna, Austria. His research areas include the New Testament, biblical theology, trans-classical systems theory and philosophy. Dr. Locker has published over forty articles, and currently is working on an anthology on systems theory and theology, while partaking in an international project entitled ï¾“Between Art and Science: the socio-aesthetics of nanotechnology.ï¾” Dr. Locker is a member of the GIES LSI group, Manila, Philippines, the Biblical Association of the Philippines, and an elected fellow of the International Institute for Advances Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics.