Robert Bolger was born and raised in Northeast Ohio. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle earning a B.A. degree in philosophy. He then went on to get an M.A in Theology and a PhD in Philosophy of Religion and Theology. Robert, deeply influenced by the Wittgensteinian approach to philosophy and theology taught to him by his teacher D.Z. Phillips, is the author of Kneeling at the Altar of Science: The Mistaken Path of Contemporary Religious Scientism (Wipf and Stock, 2012) and Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy (Bloomsbury, 2014). In 2018, Robert has a new book coming out with Bloomsbury Press entitled Language, Meaning and Use (written with Robert C. Coburn). Bolger currently lives and works near Seattle Washington.