I am Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. I earned my Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, where I was the recipient of a Dempster Graduate Fellowship and The Schubert Ogden Fellowship for Academic Excellence in Theology. I am President of the Niebuhr Society and the Book Review Editor for the International Journal of Public Theology. I have written articles for The Journal of Religious Ethics, The Journal of Law and Religion, Political Theology, Philosophia, Studies in Christian Ethics, and PBS’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly. I am also the also author of Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Ramsey: Idealist and Pragmatic Christians on Politics, Philosophy, Religion, and War (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010). I currently live in Columbia, Missouri with my wife and two daughters.