Z’ev ben Shimon Halevi is the Hebrew name of Warren Kenton, born in 1933 into a Sephardic Jewish Levite family in England. He has studied the Teaching since he was twenty-five and has visited the major historic sites of the Tradition in Europe, North Africa and Israel. Over this time, he has written sixteen books on the Kabbalah, including a novel. They have been translated into fifteen languages. Besides running courses in Britain, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Canada, he has taught in ten European countries as well as in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Israel. He is the Principal Tutor of the Kabbalah Society and a Fellow of the Temenos Academy in London. He sees it as his task to clarify Kabbalah and update its mythology and metaphysics in terms of modern science and psychology.
Singer Sinéad O'Connor wrote in the inner sleeve notes to the album, I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got: "Special thanks to Selina Marshall + Warren Kenton for showing me that all I'd need was inside me."