The Church and New Media: About the Authors

CH 5 // New Wineskins: Fresh Presentations of Ancient Tradition

Taylor MarshallTaylor Marshall was an Episcopal priest before being received with his wife into the Catholic Church on May 23, 2006. He is the author of The Crucified Rabbi - Judaism and the Origins of Catholic Christianity (2009) and The Catholic Perspective on Paul (2010), and he blogs at Canterbury Tales and Called to Communion. Taylor is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy at the University of Dallas focusing on the Natural Law theory of Saint Thomas Aquinas. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University (BA, Philosophy) Westminster Theological Seminary (MAR, Systematic Theology), Nashotah Theological House (Certificate in Anglican Studies), and the University of Dallas (MA, Philosophy).

CH 6 // Digital Discourse: The New Apologetics

Fr. Dwight LongeneckerFr. Dwight Longenecker is the parish priest of Our Lady of the Rosary parish in Greenville, South Carolina. He also serves as Chaplain to St Joseph's Catholic School. He is author of twelve books on the Catholic faith, apologetics and spirituality. He writes for and blogs at Standing On My Head.

CH 7 // Innovative Shepherding: New Media in the Diocese

Scot LandryScot Landry is Secretary for Catholic Media of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. He oversees the Archdiocese's media entities including CatholicTV, The Pilot newspaper, Pilot Bulletins, Pilot Printing, Pilot New Media, and the Radio Apostolate. As a member of the steering committee of Cardinal Seán O'Malley's Cabinet, he also is heavily involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and implementation of major initiatives.

CH 8 // High-Tech Community: New Media in the Parish

Matt WarnerMatt Warner is a Catholic husband, father, tweeter, blogger, and entrepreneur. In 2008, Matt left his engineering career to focus full time on New Media and the Catholic Faith. He is the founder of and his personal blog, Matt is also a featured blogger for the National Catholic Register at

CH 9 // That They May Be One: Cultivating Online Community

Lisa M. HendeyLisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa hosts the weekly "Catholic Moments Podcast" and the "Catholic Mom" television segments on KNXT TV. She writes for Faith and Family Live and her articles have appeared in the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, and countless websites and periodicals. Lisa speaks nationally on faith, family, and Catholic New Media topics.

CH 10 // Changing the World: New Media Activism

Thomas PetersThomas Peters is the founder and writer of the American Papist blog which is hosted at He has appeared in dozens of TV, radio, and online media outlets. Since 2007 he has lived and worked in Washington, DC and now serves as the Cultural Director at the National Organization for Marriage. He holds two graduate degrees in theology.

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