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Gregory D. Jones, Jr., Ph.D. is an Adjunct Professor in the Theology Department at Duquesne University. His Ph.D. dissertation (Contestant Theology) examines how a play theology of religions navigates the dialogical problems of the interreligious encounter. He also published a related article in Religions journal and contributed a chapter to The World of Final Fantasy VII published by McFarland & Company. He holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Duquesne University, an M.A. in Theology from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism/English from Virginia Tech. Greg has nearly two decades of experience in Broadcasting/Digital Communications and Christian Education for all ages. He also presents papers for “Religion and Culture” and related panels at various regional and national Pop-Culture Association Conferences. His top research interests involve exploring the theological value and meaning of play experiences, the interplay of religion, media, and popular culture, and interreligious relationality. 


  • B.A. Broadcast Journalism/English, Virginia Tech
  • M.A. Theology, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Systematic Theology, Duquesne University