Davidson Loehr is a former musician, combat photographer and press officer in Vietnam, owner of a photography studio in Ann Arbor, then a carpenter. He holds a PhD in methods of studying religion, theology, the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of science, with an additional focus on language philosophy, from the University of Chicago. From 1986 to 2009, he served as a Unitarian minister, and has been a fellow in the Jesus Seminar since 1992. He is the author of one book, "America, Fascism & God: Sermons from a Heretical Preacher," (Chelsea Green, 2005). Davidson is now retired, living in Austin, Texas.