Eric Thomas

Eric A. Thomas is entering the third year of study at Drew University in pursuit of the PhD in New Testament and Early Christianity.  His research focuses on the intersection of Africana Studies and Queer Theory as a site for biblical interpretation. Eric is a graduate of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), and serves as the Director of Christian Education at the First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, NY.  His recent essays “Tales from the Crypt: A Same Gender Loving (SGL) Reading of Mark 5:1-20 – Backwards” and “The Futures Outside (Rev 22:8-21): Apocalyptic Epilogue Unveiled as Africana Queer Prologue” are forthcoming this year in the Journal of the ITC and in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies (Fordham University Press) respectively.



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