Father Joseph Lucas, Senior Editor. Father Joseph holds a Ph.D. in theology from Radboud University Nijmegen and an M.Div. with Distinction in Patristics from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. He is currently the rector of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Cathedral in Miami Lakes, Florida.
Cyril Gary Jenkins, Senior Editor. Cyril Jenkins is Van Gorden Chair in History at Eastern University in St. David’s Pennsylvania, where he is also the director of Rule of Faith‘s sister organization, The St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture. He has written widely on the history and theology of the Protestant Reformation, including his most recent book, Calvin’s Tormentors: Understanding the Conflicts That Shaped the Reformer (Baker Academic, 2018).
Amir Azarvan, Associate Editor. Amir Azarvan is an assistant professor of political science in the School of Liberal Arts at Georgia Gwinnett College in exurban Atlanta. He is the editor of Re-Introducing Christianity: An Eastern Apologia for a Western Audience (Wipf & Stock, 2016).
Mario Baghos, Associate Editor. Mario Baghos is a Ph.D. candidate in Studies in Religion at the University of Sydney and an Associate Lecturer in Patristic Studies and Church History at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, Redfern, Sydney.
David Bradshaw, Associate Editor. David Bradshaw has written widely on ancient and medieval philosophy and religion. He is the author of Aristotle East and West: Metaphysics and the Division of Christendom (Cambridge University Press, 2004). His most recent work includes the Greek Christian selections — introduced and edited — for Philosophy in the Middle Ages: A Multi-cultural Reader, ed. Bruce Foltz (Bloomsbury, 2019). He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Kentucky.
Nathan Friend, Associate Editor. Nathan Friend holds a Ph.D. in American religious history from Lehigh University and an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His academic work has focused on Puritanism, Jonathan Edwards, and the Great Awakening. He teaches history and philosophy at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Justin Gohl, Associate Editor. Justin Gohl is an adjunct professor at Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and and adjunct professor at Eastern University in St. David’s, Pennsylvania. His research interests include the wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible and patristic biblical interpretation and theology. His recent work (unpublished) includes translations of Origen’s Commentary on the Gospel According to Saint Matthew.
Father Victor Goredenchuk, Associate Editor. Father Victor completed his doctoral thesis in theology at the Catholic University of America, and holds an M.Div. from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. His doctoral dissertation concentrated on the history and theology of the Byzantine Rite of Holy Unction. He also holds an M.S. from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and is a priest at Saint Stephen’s Orthodox Cathedral in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Herman Middleton, Associate Editor. Herman Middleton is the author of Precious Vessels of the Holy Spirit: the Lives and Counsels of Contemporary Elders of Greece (Protecting Veil Press: 2003), and the translator of Lessons from a Greek Island: From the “Saint of Greek Letters,” Alexandros Papadiamandis (Protecting Veil Press, 2011). His doctoral dissertation (in Greek) examines the cosmology and anthropology of C.S. Lewis in light of the Orthodox patristic tradition.
Joshua Moritz, Associate Editor. Joshua Moritz holds academic degrees in philosophy, theology, history, ancient languages, and the natural sciences. Dr. Moritz was a professor of philosophy at the University of San Francisco, of history at Westmont College, of theology at the Jesuit Graduate School of Theology at Santa Clara University, and of philosophical theology and the natural sciences at the Graduate Theological Union of the University of California, Berkeley. For over a decade he was the Managing Editor of the academic journal Theology and Science, and he has authored numerous books, essays, and articles, including Science and Religion: Beyond Warfare and Toward Understanding (Anselm Academic, 2016) and The Role of Theology in the History and Philosophy of Science (Brill, 2017).
Tikhon Pino, Associate Editor. Tikhon Alexander Pino is Assistant Director of the Pappas Patristic Institute at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He holds a Ph.D. in theology from Marquette University. His recent monograph, Essence and Energies: Being and Naming God in St Gregory Palamas, is forthcoming from Routledge.
Ionut Alexandru Tudorie, Associate Editor. Ionut Alexandru Tudorie is the academic dean of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. An expert in Byzantine history and theology, he has published widely in Romanian and English. In 2017 he was awarded the Nicolae Iorga Prize by the Romanian Society for Historical Sciences for his book, Imperial Authority in Crisis: Michael VIII Palaiologos (1258-1282) and the Relations between the Byzantine State and the Church, (Editura Istros, 2016 — in Romanian).
Peter Winsky, Associate Editor. Peter Winsky is a post-doctoral fellow in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at the University of Southern California and a subdeacon at the Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles. He specializes in Russian realist literature, with a focus on Fyodor Dostoevsky and the influence of Orthodox theology and philosophical Personalism on the poetics of Dostoevsky’s post-Siberian fiction.
Teena Blackburn, Advisory Board Member. Teena Blackburn is a lecturer in Philosophy and Religion at Eastern Kentucky University. She holds an M.A. in Theology and Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Emmie Brown, Advisory Board Member.
Matthew Cooper, Advisory Board Member. Matthew Cooper is a lay scholar. He holds an M.A. in International Development from the University of Pittsburgh.
Father John Cox, Advisory Board Member. Father John holds an M.Div. from Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and is a founding editor of Rule of Faith. He is the rector of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Father Daniel Greeson, Advisory Board Member. Father Daniel holds an M.T.S. from Vanderbilt Divinity School at Vanderbilt University and and M.Div. from Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. He is the rector of St. Anne’s Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Samuel Noble, Advisory Board Member. Sam Noble is a doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Flanders, Belgium. He is the co-editor of The Orthodox Church in the Arab World (700-1700): An Anthology of Sources (Northern Illinois University Press, 2014) and co-translator of Arab Orthodox Christians under the Ottomans 1516-1831, by Constantin Panchenko (Holy Trinity Seminary Press, 2016).
Perry Robinson, Advisory Board Member. Perry Robinson holds a bachelors degree in philosophy from CSUF and has pursued graduate studies in philosophy at Texas A&M University and Saint Louis University. He writes popularly at energeticprocession.wordpress.com.
Richard Rohlin, Advisory Board Member.
Elizabeth Scott Tervo, Advisory Board Member. Presvytera Elizabeth Scott Tervo holds a B.A. in Russian and Soviet Studies from Williams College, an M.S.N. from Yale University School of Nursing (Nurse-Midwifery), and an M.A.T.S. from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Her poetry and stories have appeared in numerous publications, and her memoir The Sun Does Not Shine Without You was recently published by Azri Books, Tbilisi, in Georgian translation (2021).
Peter Greenman, Manuscript Editor. Peter Greenman holds a B.A. in General Studies in the Humanities from the College of the University of Chicago.