Degrees

  • PhD, Doctor of Philosophy - University of Oxford; Oxford, England 

Academic and Professional Highlights

Prior Positions

  • Concordia University Irvine, 2010-2020
  • Concordia Theological Seminary, 2007-2010
  • Concordia College - New York, 2005-2007
  • Warburg Institute, University of London, 2004-2005

Awards and Honors

  • CUI Bono Professor of the Year, 2012, 2018

Research/Expertise 

  • Western Civilization
  • Islamic History
  • History of Ideas

Publications:

  • Martin Luther and Islam: A Study in Sixteenth Century Polemics and Apologetics (Brill, 2007).

  • English Translations of Luther's Latin and German Writings, in Luther's Works, vols. 58-60 (CPH, 2010-12).

  • Making the Case for Christianity: Responding to Modern Objections (CPH, 2014).

  • "Can a Historian Explain the Empty Tomb with the Resurrection of Jesus?" in The Resurrection Fact (NRP, 2016), 43-58.

  • "Crusade, Pacifism, and Just War: Responses to Ottoman Imperialism in the Early Reformation Era," Muslim World 107:4 (2017): 621-631.