Leon Morris (1914 - 2006) was a leading evangelical New Testament scholar. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in England. He was formerly principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia, retiring in 1979. He then served as Visiting Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Morris began the Evangelical Alliance of Victoria and helped produce the NIV and ESV translations of the Bible. He has authored or co-authored over fifty books and was the editor of the Tyndale New Testament Commentary series. He has published several theological works and commentaries on the Bible; notable among them are:
- The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross,
- The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance,
- New Testament Theology, and
- The Gospel According to John (part of the NICNT series).