Yancy Smith posted the following on Roger Pearse’s blog:
I will be defending my dissertation “Hippolytus’ Commentary on the Song of Songs in Social and Critical Context” on Nov. 19. Drs. Carolyn Osiek, David L. Balch, and Jeffrey Childers (Syriac, Georgian expert) are my committee. Thanks of the input and for your prayers.
Please keep him in mind. He’s doing important work.