Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1970; Master of Divinity, St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, New York, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, 1988.
Lecturer Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley, 1977-1983. Lecturer Late Vocations Program Orthodox Church American, San Francisco, 1980-1983, director Late Vocations Program, 1988-1991. Lecturer University California, Berkeley, 1989-1990, Dominican College, San Rafael, 1991.
Member adjunct faculty Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley, 1991-1994. Associate professor sacred scripture University St. Thomas, Houston, from 1994. Pastor St. Michael Church, Concord, California, 1974—1983, St. Nicholas Church, San Anselmo, California, 1989—1994.
Secretary, treasurer Diocese Midwest Orthodox Church of America, San Francisco, 1975—1983. Chancellor Diocese Midwest Orthodox Church American, Chicago, 1983—1986. Organizer, trustee Orthodox Institute, Berkeley, 1980—1983.
Visiting scholar in religion University Houston, 1996—1997.
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Trustee Orthodox Institute, Berkeley, since 1990. Representative World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland, 1987, 97, National Council Churches, Chicago, 1986. Member committee Scoba Translate Committee, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1994-1996, 99, project chair Interface Dental Clinic, since 1999.
Member American Academy Religion, American Schools Oriental Research, Catholic Biblical Association of America, Catholic Theological Society of America, Society of Biblical Literature.
Married Margaret L. Gogol, August 8, 1970. Children: Natalie Kaiser, Melanie Gogol-Prokurat, Tatiana Moody, Mayson James Stickel.