Jacob Baker is a doctoral student in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University. He has a Master of Arts in Religion from Claremont School of Theology and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Brigham Young University. He teaches philosophy at Brigham Young University and is the editor of, Mormonism at the Crossroads of Philosophy and Theology: Essays in Honor of David L. Paulsen, published by Greg Kofford Books.
In this interview Kirk and Jacob discuss the impact of David L. Paulsen on interfaith dialogue, philosophy, and theology. Jacob also provides his own thoughts on the current state of Mormon Studies as it relates to philosophy and the vital role non-Mormons play in this emerging field.