Doctor of Philosophy, Boston College
Sept 2013-present, PhD Candidate
Master of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology
Sept 2012-May 2013
Master of Divinity, Harding School of Theology
August 2008-May 2012
Bachelor of Arts, Freed-Hardeman University
August 2006-May 2008; Major: Bible; Minor: Biblical Languages
Harding School of Theology
Jack P. Lewis Ministry of Study Award
Academic Excellence for the Graduating Class of 2012 from Harding School of Theology
Offered membership in the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society
Richard Oster, Seven Churches in a Roman Crucible (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013). Formatted, edited, indexed, and proofread manuscript
Shaul Bar, God’s First King (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2013). Formatted, edited, and proofread manuscript
Articles and Essays
“Going Through Hell: Tartarus in Graeco-Roman Culture, Second Temple Judaism, and Philo of Alexandria” Journal of Ancient Judaism 4 (2013): 352-78
“The Eschatological Prophet of Restoration: Luke’s Theological Portrait of John the Baptist in Luke 3:1-6” Neotestamentica 47.1 (2013): 1-24
“A Missiological and Historical Reevaluation of James T. Barclay’s Jerusalem Mission” Restoration Quarterly 54: 3 (2012): 149-67
“Fight for the Future: The Decline of Eschatological Liberty in Churches of Christ” Restoration Quarterly 53:1 (2011): 44-52
Luke: The Gospel of Amazement, by Michael Card. Downers Grove. IVP Press, 2011. Stone-Campbell Journal 15:1 (Spring 2012): 138-139.
“Gentiles ‘In the Flesh’ and the Commonwealth of Israel: An Ethnic Reading of the Gentiles in the Epistle to the Ephesians” 2013 Annual Meeting of the New England and Eastern Canada Region of SBL, May 3, 2013.
“Subterranean Fiery Punishment and the Giants in the Dead Sea Scrolls and 2 Peter and Jude: A Proposal of Origins” Dead Sea Scrolls: Life in Ancient Times Graduate Symposium; Brandeis University, October 6, 2013.
“To the One Who Conquers I Shall Give a Magical Stone?” Ways of Knowing Graduate Conference on Religion; Harvard Divinity School, October 25-26, 2013
“IUPPITER VS YHWH: Messianic Numismatic Propaganda of the Second Bellum Iudaicum” 2014 Annual Meeting of the New England and Eastern Canada Region of SBL, April 25 2014.
“Are the Julio-Claudian Emperors ‘Gods on Earth?’” 2015 Annual Meeting of the New England and Eastern Canada Region of SBL, April 24, 2015.
“Misappropriation and Manipulation; The Abuse of Archaeological Materials in The Reconstruction of The Worship of Roman Emperors in Anatolia and Its Significance for Interpreting The Letters of Paul” 2015 Annual ASOR Meeting, November 18-21, 2015
Graduate Student Representative to the Executive Committee of the New England and Eastern Canada Regional SBL from 2013-current
Membership in Professional Societies
Society of Biblical Literature, 2010-present
American Schools of Oriental Research, 2014-present
American Institute of Archaeology, 2014-present