Patrick Mefford is an avid student of both Philosophy and Religious Studies and is close to finishing up degrees in both fields. He studies both Analytic and Continental styles of Philosophy and focuses on Metaphysics, Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical and Religious Hermeneutics and the history of Philosophy. He is an active member of the Student Secular Alliance and has lead multiple panels on interfaith dialogue between Muslims, Christians, and Jews.
Patrick is a native of Minnesota and a diehard Twins fan. He is a former paratrooper of the 82nd airborne where he served for 5 years before moving on to school. His major influences are Plato, Augustine, Maimonides, Martin Buber, Hans Gadamer, David Lewis and Theodore Sider.