The Rev. Canon Jordan Hylden is canon theologian for the Diocese of Dallas and, with his wife, Emily, co-vicar of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Dallas. He serves as associate editor for The Living Church. He is writing his doctoral dissertation in theology and ethics at Duke University with Stanley Hauerwas, focusing on democracy and authority in the work of the Catholic philosopher Yves Simon. His MDiv is from Duke (2010, summa cum laude), and he has an AB in government from Harvard (2006). He is a 2014 Episcopal Church Foundation Fellow, a contributor to The Living Church, First Things, Christianity Today, and The Christian Century, and has recently taught courses in theology and ethics at Lutheran Southern Theological Seminary (Columbia, S.C.) and Saint Louis University. The Hyldens have one son, Charles, and they live in Dallas.