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Preston Yancey earned his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in Great Texts of the Western Tradition with a focus in medieval theology and literature. This August, he will move across the pond to Scotland to earn his Masters in Theology, Imagination, and the Arts from the St. Mary’s School of Divinity in the University of St. Andrews. He serves as research assistant and junior theological consultant under the direction of Dr. Sarah-Jane Murray for the first English translation of the Ovide moralisé, a fourteenth-century Christian moralization of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, funded by the National Endowment of the Humanities from Fall 2011 to Spring 2014. He makes his home where he can, being found often enough in an airport, coffee shop, or car, on the way to the next destination: from Waco to Austin to Chicago to London to Beijing and beyond. He runs on a diet of caffeine and God’s grace. His book, Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir…

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  • Born on September 4
  • Joined February 21, 2012

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Preston Yancey earned his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in Great Texts of the Western Tradition with a focus in medieval theology and literature. This August, he will move across the pond to Scotland to earn his Masters in Theology, Imagination, and the Arts from the St. Mary’s School of Divinity in the University of St. Andrews. He serves as research assistant and junior theological consultant under the direction of Dr. Sarah-Jane Murray for the first English translation of the Ovide moralisé, a fourteenth-century Christian moralization of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, funded by the National Endowment of the Humanities from Fall 2011 to Spring 2014. He makes his home where he can, being found often enough in an airport, coffee shop, or car, on the way to the next destination: from Waco to Austin to Chicago to London to Beijing and beyond. He runs on a diet of caffeine and God’s grace. His book, Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again is forthcoming with Rhizome Publishing in Summer 2013.

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