Common Sources

In the spirit of sharing accurate information I have listed here sources that I use regularly. It is not exhaustive —as that would be exhausting to read through— however this list represents what materials I turn to first when researching for sermons or educational materials.

Educational Background

Master of Divinity from The University of the South School of Theology

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in History from The University of the South

Bible Translations & Commentaries

  • The New Revised Standard Version Translation of the Bible
    • The New Oxford Annotated Bible Commentary 4th ed.
  • The Authorized King James Version Translation of the Bible
  • NRSV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible
  • Revised Translation of the Coverdale Psalter
    • [From the 1979 Book of Common Prayer]
  • The New Interpreter’s Bible Commentary
  • The New Collegeville Bible Commentary
  • The Hebrew Bible translated by Robert Alter
  • The Jewish Study Bible 2nd ed.

Liturgical Resources

  • The Book of Common Prayer (1979)
  • The Hymnal 1982
  • The Revised Common Lectionary
  • Contemporary Office Book
    • The Daily Office Rite II
  • The Book of Occasional Services
  • Lesser Fasts & Feasts (2006)
  • Commentary on the American Prayer Book Hatchett
  • Praying Shapes Believing Mitchell
  • Liturgical Sense Weil


  • Christian Theology 4th ed. McGrath
  • Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview
  • Fear & Trembling, The Sickness Unto Death, The Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, and other works of Soren Kierkegaard
  • Heresies and How to Avoid Them Ward
  • The Christian Faith Jaques Dupuis
    • Note: This is a collection of primary source material from various councils, papal bulls, and other documents of the historic Church related to the major doctrines of Christianity. Trinity, Incarnation, Sin, Salvation, etc.
  • This Far By Grace J. Neil Alexander
  • A Theology of Sacraments Weil


  • Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years MacCulloch
  • Turning Points Noll
  • The Study of Liturgy
  • The Shape of the Liturgy Dix
  • A History of the Episcopal Church
  • The Jewish People in Late Antiquity
  • The Roman Empire

Christian Tradition, Saints, Patristics, & Miscellaneous