Patton Dodd is managing editor of Patheos. His writing on religion and culture has appeared in a wide range of publications, including Newsweek, Slate, the Financial Times, Christianity Today, Cineaste, Books & Culture, The Shambhala Sun, and The Revealer. Patton has also taught writing, literature, and film at the United States Air Force Academy and served as senior editor for Beliefnet and contributing editor for Killing the Buddha. He is the author of MY FAITH SO FAR: A Story of Conversion and Confusion (Jossey-Bass). Patton holds a Ph.D. in religion and literature from Boston University.