Jim writes about theology, spirituality, and society. In 2021, Wipf & Stock Publishers released his first book, the stand-alone spiritual adventure novel I Am Sophia. He is now writing a nonfiction book.
Jim earned a bachelor's degree at Austin College, a master's degree at Tufts University's Fletcher School, and a juris doctorate at Stanford University. He also was a Fulbright fellow at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich and a Newbigin theology fellow at the Center for Church Innovation, an affiliate of the Graduate Theological Union. Jim has been Writer-in-Residence (2018-22) and Theologian-in-Residence (since 2022) at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in San Jose, California.
He is also a licensed attorney who has practiced law at multinational law firms and a major financial technology company. Early in his career, he worked at NASA as an international negotiator facilitating the construction and operation of the International Space Station.
Jim lives in northern California with his wife, teenage son, and Australian Shepherd.
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