The Rev. James Reho, Ph.D., RYT-200, is the pastor of Lamb of God Lutheran-Episcopal Church (Estero, FL), a scholar, yogi, and an initiate in both Western and Eastern spiritual lineages. He lectures and leads workshops in meditation and spiritual practice, Christian Tantra, and sacred ecology. James is the developer of Awakening: A Kirtan Mass and writes for Parabola and Psychology Tomorrow. His first book, Tantric Jesus: The Erotic Heart of Early Christianity (Foreword by Matthew Fox; Destiny Press, 2017), has already received high praise. James holds advanced degrees in Divinity and Chemistry as well as a degree in Asian Studies. He was a researcher and professor of chemistry before studying for the clergy, and is also a music lover who plays piano, guitar and the fiddle as well as Indian percussion. He resides in Southwest Florida with his wife and dog, and tries to meditate every day. James’ website is jamesreho.org.