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Brief Bio

William Daniel is rector of Saint Michael's Church in Geneseo, New York. He is also Dean for Liturgy and Formation in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, where he serves on the Racial Reconciliation, Healing and Justice Project. Dr. Daniel holds earned degrees from the University of Nottingham (England), Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Duke Divinity School, and Trevecca Nazarene University, and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Ethics, Philosophy, Theology, and most recently Humanities at SUNY Geneseo. He has published a variety of articles and essays, and his most recent publication, Inhabited by Grace, released in September with Church Publishing Inc., discusses the nature of prayer as a conversation that calls the worshipper into being, and his forthcoming book, Christ the Liturgy, with Angelico Press, takes are hard look at how liturgical spaces and practices condition how we perceive God and others. Fr. Daniel is also a roaster of coffee, sourcing beans from fair trade, organic farms throughout the world. He lives with his family in Geneseo, New York, and you can follow him at

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