Associate Professor




 Curriculum Vitae



B.S.  1972  Engineering Science - Physics,

Cleveland State University.  


M.A.  1978  Systematic Theology

Washington Theological  Union.


Ph.D. 1986  History of Christianity

Fordham University.



Professional Service and Memberships


Editor for Christian Resources, Journal of Ecumenical Studies.


Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and

Interreligious Officers.


Christians Associated for Relations with Eastern Europe.


North American Academy of Ecumenists.


Society of St. John Chrysostom.



Selected Publications


The Tao of Jesus: An Experiment in Inter-traditional

Understanding, with Wan-Li Ho and Luke Jih. Mahwah,

New Jersey: Paulist Press,1998.


Jesus’ Love Stories: The Spirituality of Christian Loving, with John Loya. Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 2007.



Eastern Churches Journal,

Ecumenical Trends,


Journal of Ecumenical Studies,

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas,

Records of the A. C. H. S. P.,

Religion in Eastern Europe,

Ostkirchliche Studien,

St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly.