The nice thing about a finished Ph.D dissertation is that Dr. Pierce can mine it for journal articles and, if he so desires, publish it entire in book form, and possibly even edit a less technical version for the general reader. Either way, I hope he finds a publisher for it.
Ken used to be a member of the PB. When Ken was a Pastor he was a good friend. But after being found out to have been on an adulterous website he was deposed from his Pastorate, moved, became a teacher, was found to have been a pimp and doing stuff with child p0rn, was jailed and later committed suicide.