Clark Carlton is the author of the two most popular books on Orthodoxy in the English language, The Faith and The Way.
Clark was born in Tennessee in 1964 and raised as a Southern Baptist. He earned his BA in philosophy from Carson-Newman College. While studying as the Raymond Brian Memorial Scholar at Southeastern Baptists Theological Seminary, he converted to the Orthodox Church.
Clark Carlton earned a Master of Divinity degree from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in 1990. In 1993 Clark earned an MA in early Christian studies from the Catholic University of America.
Clark is currently teaching philosophy at Tennessee Technological University while completing his Ph.D. dissertation on the theology of St. Mark the Monk.