Graduate Theological Union
Church Divinity School of the Pacific
Associate Professor of Church History
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 2005
Ph.D., Boston College, 2005
M.A., Boston College, 1997
B.A., Gordon College, 1995
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- Late Antique and Medieval Jewish-Christian Relations
- Late Antique and Medieval Hagiography
- Comparative Theology
- Anglican encounters with other religions
- Anglican Ecclesiology, Past and Present
- A Christian Commentary on Mishnah Avot, Peeters Press, forthcoming.
- “The Mother and Seven Sons in Late Antique and Medieval Ashkenazi Judaism: Narrative Transformations and Communal Identity” in Dying for the Faith, Killing for the Faith: Old Testament Faith-Warriors (1 and 2 Maccabees) in Historical Perspective, Brill, 2012.
- “The Baptismal Ecclesiology of Holy Women, Holy Men,” Anglican Theological Review, 2012
- “Comparative Theology and the Status of Judaism” in Comparative Theology: Voices from the New Generation, Continuum, 2010.
- Christian Memories of the Maccabean Martyrs, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
- “Moses Received the Torah at Sinai and Handed It On” (Mishnah Avot 1:1): The Relevance of the Written and Oral Torah for Christians, Anglican Theological Review, 2009.