Graduate of Talbot School of Theology, where he earned an M.A. in New Testament studies. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the Department of New Testament Language, Literature, and Theology. His dissertation is titled “Jewish Eschatology as a Matrix for Understanding the Death of Jesus in Early Christianity.” With Carl Mosser he is the author of an important article on Mormonism entitled “Mormon Scholarship, Apologetics, and Evangelical Neglect: Losing the Battle and Not Knowing It?” Trinity Journal (1998). Paul’s congregational affiliation is with the Buccleuch Free Church of Scotland (Presbyterian) in Edinburgh.