Burke Gerstenschlager is a writer and former academic book editor. His work has appeared in such places as Religion Dispatches, Extra Crispy, and Brooklyn Quarterly. He earned his M.Div. at Yale Divinity School, specializing in philosophical theology and New Testament. Burke lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, their son, Søren, and two geriatric cats. He frets about God at bleaktheology.com.