- Ph.D., Religious Studies, History of Christianity, Boston University
- M.A., History, University of Tulsa
- B.A., Historical Theology, Oral Roberts University
- 2000-Present, Professor of History, Malone University
- 2007-Present, Adjunct Professor of Church History, Asia Pacific Theological Seminary
- 1991-2000, Assistant, Associate Professor of History, Valley Forge Christian College
- 1988-90, Teaching Assistant, Boston University
Recent Scholarly Work
- The Turks and Islam in Reformation Germany, Routledge Press, forthcoming 2017.
- “Luther and the Turks” in Martin Luther: Life Meaning, Heritage, De Gruyter/Utet, forthcoming.
- “The Turks” in Martin Luther in Context, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017.
- “Views of Islam in Early Modern Britain: Insight from the First Translation Qur’an in English” in The Islamic Quarterly, forthcoming 2016 (backdated).
- “Lutheranism and Islam” in The Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Tradition, Robert Kolb, ed., Concordia Press, 2017.
- “Speaking in Tongues Before Pentecostalism: Understandings of the Gift of Tongues in Early Modern Protestantism and Catholicism” in A Light of Nations: Explorations in Ecumenism, Missions, and Pentecostalism, Stan Burgess and Paul Lewis, eds., Pickwick, 2017.
- “Martin Luther on Jews and Turks” chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology, Oxford University Press, 2014.
- “Theodore Bibliander’s Machumetis saracenorum principis eiusque successorum vitae, doctrina ac ipse alcoran (1543) as the Sixteenth Century ‘Encyclopedia’ of Islam” in Islam and Christian-Islamic Relations (Apr 2013)
- “Preface to the Thirty-Eighth and Thirty-Ninth Chapters of Ezekiel on Gog” commentary and editing in Luther’s Works (American Edition) Vol. 59 (St. Louis: Concordia Press, 2012).
- Preface to Johann Brenz, “Twenty-Two Sermons Delivered to the People During the Turkish Invasion of Germany” commentary and editing in Luther’s Works (American Edition) Vol. 60 (St. Louis: Concordia Press, 2011).
- World History I
- World History II
- History Seminar
- Ancient Greece and Rome
- Medieval Europe
- Early Modern and Modern Europe
- History of World Religions
- History Senior Seminar