Bachelor of Science, Johnson Bible College, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1977. Master of Divinity, Emmanuel School Religion, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1989.
Graduate teaching assistant, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1987-1988, 88-89; assistant professor philosophy, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1989-1991; assistant professor philosophy, Shaw U., High Point, North Carolina, since 1991. Adjunct faculty Shaw Division School, 1993, 95. Lecturer/presenter in field.
Minister 1st Church of Christ, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, 1977-1988, Weber City Christian Church, Gate City, Virginia, 1978-1984. Deacon Woodland Christian Church, Knoxville, 1987-1989. Sunday school teacher 1st Church of Christ, High Point, North Carolina, since 1993, elder, since 1996.
Member American Academy Religion, The Society Biblical Literature, American Association Philosophy Teachers, American Philosophical Association, North America Society Social Philosophy, Kierkegaard Society, Society Christian Philosophers, Society Advancement of America Philosophy, Society Philosophy Religion, Theta Phi.
Married Teresa Gail Marion, August 5, 1977 (wid. October 1989).