Bachelor, Texas Christian University, 1963. Diploma in Theology, Oxford University, England, 1964. Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1968.
Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1982.
Graduate fellow, tutor Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1971. Library Nashotah (Wisconsin) House, 1975-1983. Director libraries Episcopal Division School, Weston School Theology, Cambridge, 1983-1992.
Library School Theology University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, since 1993. Associate library University of the South, since 1995. Instructor Institute Christian Studies, Milwaukee, 1975-1983, Wisconsin.
Lecturer New Testament University of the South, since 1993.
Member Society Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, American Theological Library. Association (publications committee 1977-1983, board directors 1980-1983, task force on structure, 1981, index board 1985-1989, Executive Committee index and preservation boards 1988-1989, v.p.1989-1990, president 1990-1992), Anglican Association Biblical Scholars.
Married Nancy Rose; children: Margaret Rose, Michael Benjamin.