Who We Are (2008)
Welcome to On Paul's Theory of Resurrection: The Carrier-O'Connell Debate. Here Richard and Jake explain who they are.
Richard Carrier: Richard Carrier has a Ph.D. in ancient history from Columbia University. He specializes in ancient science and religion, and has written on early Christianity both online and in print. He is also a published philosopher, prominent atheist, and author of the book Sense and Goodness without God. For more about him and his work see RichardCarrier.info.
Jake O'Connell: Jake O'Connell is a theology student at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has articles on Jesus' resurrection forthcoming in Tyndale Bulletin, Conspectus, and the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism. He also has book reviews forthcoming in Expository Times, Restoration Quarterly, and the International Journal of Parapsychology.