A 1977 MDiv graduate of Duke Divinity School, Dr. Bodman was ordained in the United Church of Christ. He pastored churches in Massachusetts for twelve years before returning to graduate school. In the past he has been involved in various interfaith organizations including the Interfaith Relations Commission of the National Council of Churches and the Massachusetts Conference of Churches’ Jewish-Christian and Muslim-Christian Dialogues. His current research focuses on the Qur’an, modern Islam in the Middle East, and political theology.
He currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Texas Impact and the related Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy and is active in the Texas Conference of Churches, Interfaith Action (iAct) and Austin Interfaith.
BA, University of North Carolina, MDiv, Duke University, ThD, Harvard Divinity School