CURRICULUM VITAE.

Education

Patrick Henry College (Purcellville, VA), 2009-2014
B.A. in Journalism; track in the Classical Liberal Arts

Wheaton College Graduate School (Wheaton, IL), 2018-present
M.A. in Early Christian History

Employment History

Marion E. Wade Center (Wheaton, IL), 2018-present
Editor
The Marion E. Wade Center is an internationally recognized archive. Mine was a student worker position. I assisted in the digitalization of back issues of VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center.

Pushpay (Redmond, WA), 2016-2018
Editor and Copywriter
I managed, pitched, edited, and often wrote company blog content. I also train new SDRs on basic grammar and style. My responsibilities are diverse and require a thorough mastery of the English language, the elements of style, and marketing principles.

Veritas Press (Lancaster, PA), 2014-2015
Freelance Copywriter
I worked in their curriculum development department writing quizzes, creating interactions, and composing supplemental lessons for an online high-school omnibus which combined the subjects of History, Literature, and Theology.

Teaching & Coaching Experience

Seattle Classical Christian School (Downtown Seattle, WA), 2015-2016
Third Grade Teacher
I provided instruction in nine subjects: English Grammar, Writing, Spelling, Chemistry, Latin, Ancient Greek and Roman History, Literature, Bible, and Mathematics. My responsibilities were comprehensive, including instruction, grading, devising syllabi, developing curricula, etc.

STOA Debate Club (Mountlake Terrace, WA), 2017-present
Apologetics Coach
Under my instruction, high school students prepare apologies for a hundred objections against the Christian faith. During competitions, an objection is drawn at random and refuted before a panel of judges.

Private Latin Tutor, 2015-present
I provide instruction or supplemental lessons to the children of homeschooling parents.

Publications & Papers

The Davenant Institute’s Portland Regional Convivium Irenicum, 2018
Opening Speaker, “The Early Christian Apologists and Hellenization”

Adams, Blake E. (2017, September 26). The Early Christian Appropriation of Pagan Piety. The Davenant Institute: Ad Fontes, Vol. 2, p.1.

Adams, Blake E. (2017, January 25). Recovering Traditional Apologetics: A Review of Penner’s “The End of Apologetics” [blog post]. Retrieved from https://mereorthodoxy.com/recovering-traditional-apologetics-review-penners-end-apologetics/

Adams, Blake E. (2014). The New Incubators: How Same-Sex Marriage Is Changing the World of Surrogacy. Salvo, Issue 31, p.34.

Adams, Blake E. (2013, March). Wear the Skit. World Magazine. Retrieved from https://world.wng.org/2013/03/wear_the_skirt

Awards, Scholarships, & Fellowships

John Jay Institute Fellowship Program (Bala Cynwyd, PA), 2015
Induction into the Society of St. George
A prestigious residential academic fellowship for the study of American ideals and institutions, the JJI Fellowship Program involves interdisciplinary studies in the fields of religion, history, political philosophy, Natural Law jurisprudence, and American constitutionalism as well as on site field studies relating to the American founding and early republic, American culture, art, architecture, and civil society.

Languages

English, native proficiency
(Classical) Latin, professional working proficiency
(Attic) Greek, elementary proficiency