Michael Martin received his B.A. in English from Marygrove College and his M.A. in liberal studies from the University of Detroit Mercy, and received hisPh.D. in English from Wayne State University. He is Assistant Prof of English and Philosophy at Marygrove. His research interests include 16th and 17th century English literature, religion and literature, religious philosophy, religion and film, phenomenology, Continental philosophy, creative writing, poetry, and Romanticism. He is the author of The Submerged Reality: Sophiology and the Turn to a Poetic Metaphysics (Angelico Press, 2015), Literature and the Encounter with God in Post-Reformation England (Ashgate, 2014), and a volume of poetry, Meditations in Times of Wonder (Angelico Press, 2014).