|Introduction||I have a Ph.D. in Religion from Columbia University. I am a visiting assistant professor at Illinois College. I have also taught at the University of Mississippi, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Columbia University. My research focuses on the New Testament and emergent Christian interactions with ancient Judaism in their Greco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern environments.|
|Interests||Painting, Film (a sophisticated way to say I like to sit around and watch movies)|
|Favorite Movies||Interview with a Vampire, Life of Brian, Lord of the Rings (all three), Shawshank Redemption, Young Frankenstein, The Red Violin|
|Favorite Music||Green Day, Miles Davis, Evanescence, Regina Spektor, Pavarotti, Tito Puente|
|Favorite Books||Brothers Karamazov, Invisible Cities, Master and Margarita, Job, the Iliad|
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