Professor of Christian History and Formation
The loves and passions of my life ...
- my family
- an early morning time of quiet to pray, drink freshly-pressed coffee, reflect and journal on Scripture, and read eclectically
- favorite authors: Wendell Berry, Susan Howatch, Henri Nouwen, Douglas John Hall, Kathleen Norris, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Graham Greene, and more
- my English garden
- sports, especially the Oregon Ducks, Portland Trailblazers, and Seattle Mariners
- movies (Netflix has been a boon!)
BA, Biblical Studies (Missiology), Northwest Christian College, Eugene, Oregon (1977); MDiv (Christian Formation and Discipleship), Fuller Theological Seminary (1985); DPhil, University of Oxford (1988)
Expertise and Research Interests
Christian spirituality and the paradoxes of the Christian life, German Lutheran Pietism, hybrid learning and pedagogy, Luther's theology of the cross.