AboutI am a Ph.D. student in New Testament and Christian Origins at the University of Denver & Iliff School of Theology. My research centers on the traditions of earliest Christianity and the media cultural context(s) from which they come.
EducationPh.D. Student, Religious Studies: New Testament & Christian Origins, University of Denver & Iliff School of Theology (Joint Doctoral Program), Denver, Colorado.
M.Div., New Testament, Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Johnson City, Tennessee. 2013.
B.S., Cross-Cultural Ministry; Bible & Theology (double-major), Great Lakes Christian College, Lansing, Michigan. 2009.
Work Shared in CORE
“Sowing the Passion at Olivet: Mark 13–15 in a Narrative Frame,” Stone-Campbell Journal. Forthcoming, 2017.
“The Centurion, Son of God, and Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles: Contesting Narrative and Commemoration with Mark,” Horizons in Biblical Theology 39.1, 2017.
“God in the Central Tower: Panopticism and Divine Surveillance,” Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa 40:1 (Spring, 2016).
Invited and Popular
“Peace, Security, and Labor Pains in 1 Thessalonians 5:3,” Leaven 23:1 (2015).
“Orality and Literacy in the Ancient and Modern City,” New Urban World: A Journal of Urban Ministry. Spring, 2014.
MembershipsSociety of Biblical Literature – Student Member (2012–present)
Stone-Campbell Journal Scholars Community (2016–present)
The North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature
Student Member (2015–present)