Joel James Shuman
Joel James Shuman teaches Christian ethics and bioethics at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He has worked primarily at the intersection of the healing arts and other applied biological sciences with moral and political philosophy and theology. He attended Bethany College and received a degree in physical therapy from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. After practicing physical therapy for several years, he returned to school at Duke University Divinity School where he earned the Master of Theological Studies. He earned his PhD in religion from Duke University. The father of three adult children, he lives with his wife, Christine, and their two foster children in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania.