Mary Ma loves reading and creating stories with her two young children. She has written books for children, families, and the broader faith community. These include a theological guide to C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia in Chinese. Currently, Mary is a researcher affiliated with the Safe Creative Foundation, a think tank for cross-cultural and inter-faith research. She holds a doctorate in sociology from Cornell University and a Master of Theological Studies from Calvin Theological Seminary. Her hobbies include nature walks, family movie time, and cooking Chinese food. Mary and her family live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.