Scott Ventureyra completed his PhD in theology at Dominican University College in Ottawa. He has published in academic journals such as Science et Esprit, The American Journal of Biblical Theology, Studies in Religion, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review and Maritain Studies. He has also written for magazines such as Crisis and Convivium and newspapers such as The National Post, City Light News, The Ottawa Citizen and The Times Colonist. He has presented his research at conferences around North America including the Science of Consciousness in Tucson, Arizona in 2016. He also has a forthcoming book titled: On the Origin of Consciousness: An Exploration through the Lens of the Christian Conception of God and Creation to be published with Wipf & Stock by early 2019.