Eric Christensen, Newsletter Editor

ericEric Christensen has been involved with the Jay Phillips Center since January 2011, when he began organizing reading groups, film viewings, and shared meals and discussions with CSB/SJU students, as well as assisting Dr. Merkle with the center's public event programming.  He currently writes for, designs, and edits the Jay Phillips Center's interfaith newsletter.  A graduate of Saint John's University with a B.A. in philosophy and theology and of Saint John's School of Theology with an M.A. in systematic theology, Eric thoroughly enjoys interfaith learning and dialogue and is continuously impressed by the deep insights provided by others in interfaith encounters.  He lives with his wife, Alayna, and son, Dominic, in Crookston, Minnesota, where he is eagerly awaiting word on whether he will be accepted into medical school.