The Rev. Canon Jordan Hylden is a contributing editor for The Living Church, canon theologian for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, and co-vicar, with his wife, Emily, of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Dallas. 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 M.Div. is also from Duke (2010, summa cum laude), and he has an A.B. 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, SC) and Saint Louis University.