Bachelor, Florida State University, 1972. Master of Arts in Religion, Yale Divinity School, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1979.
Lecturer, Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina, 1979;
lecturer, U. North Carolina, Greensboro, 1979;
professor, Andover Newton Theological School, Newton Center, Massachusetts, since 1979. Adjunct faculty Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, since 1982, Institute Culture& Creation Spirituality, Oakland, California, 1992. Founder, artist Greenheart Studio, Newton Center, since 1992.
Artist-in-residence Andover Newton Theological School, 1995-1997. Consultant, expert commentator Arts & Entertainment television Network.
Member Catholic Biblical Association, Society Biblical Literature (regional secretary 1982-1984).
Married Craig William Fontaine.