Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo, PhD, is a priest in the Melkite Catholic Church of America and pastor of the St. Elias Melkite Parish in San Jose (steliasmelkite.org). He received his BS from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, in Animal Science with a concentration in veterinary medicine. He then went on to receive his MA in Theology with a concentration in Sacred Scripture from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and his PhD in Biblical Studies at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. His dissertation was published under the title Seeing Blood and Water: A Narrative-Critical of John 19:34 (2012). Among other teaching engagements and volunteer activities, he is also an adjunct lecturer in Sacred Scripture for the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, the academic director for the deacon program in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa, OK. He lives happily with his wonderful wife and six beautiful children in Prunedale, CA.