Graduate Theological Union
Church Divinity School of the Pacific
Nancy and Michael Kaehr Professor of Liturgical Leadership
Dean of the Chapel
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 1999
Ph.D., GTU, 1992
MA. St. Johns Collegeville, 1982
B.A., Music, USC, 1978
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- Comparative liturgy, Syriac Christianity
- Rites for the sick and dying, funerals
- Liturgy and architecture
- Litugical Year; Liturgy of the Hours
- Liturgical Theology
- Contemporary Sacramental Theology, The Liturgical Press, forthcoming.
- Drenched in Grace: Essays in Honor of Louis Weil (editor), Wipf & Stock, 2013.
- The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick,The Liturgical Press, 2005.
- A Book of Essays: Medieval Liturgy (editor). New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1997.
- "Dying and Death" in Alcuin Guide to the Study of Liturgy and Worship, SPCK, 2013.
- "Even At the Grave, We Make Our Song: The Divergence of Ecumenical Rememberings of the Dead," in Liturgies in East and West: Ecumenical Relevance of Early Liturgical Development, ed. Hans Jürgen Feulner Symposium Vindobonense I, Lit. Verlag GmbH & Co., 2013.