Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Education: BA English Literature and Classics, University of British Columbia
BEd, University of British Columbia
Paul’s primary interest is in exploring how narrative can affect how we imagine ourselves in relation to God and one another. He is particularly interested in the tradition of heroic stories, from Achilles and Hector to Tony Stark and Bruce Wayne. Other areas of interest include popular music (The Oh Hellos, Bruce Springsteen, and Chance the Rapper to name a few) as well as the writings of St. Augustine, the Inklings, and fellow Canadians James K.A. Smith and Charles Taylor.
Paul and his wife Michelle live in St Andrews and love exploring the beaches, trails, and castles nearby. Paul has just completed a Bachelor of Education and hopes to apply what he learns this year in ITIA in the high school classroom. He is a songwriter and worship leader, both pursuits he wishes to explore further this year. Finally, Paul is also an unashamed Golden State Warriors fan and will likely be up at 3am watching them rain 3’s on all their opponents come play-off time.