Troeltsch’s Eschatological Absolute. Oxford University Press (2020).

with Matthew Ryan Robinson. Theology Compromised: Schleiermacher, Troeltsch, and the Possibility of a Sociological Theology. Minneapolis: Lexington/Fortress (2019).

Reviews: Kyle Trowbridge at A People’s Theology, Hadje Sadje at Journal of Sociology and Christianity


“The Idea of the End: Kant’s Philosophical Eschatology” International Journal of Philosophy and Theology (forthcoming).

“Concept History and Religious Discourse”, Journal of Religious and Theological Information 16.3 (2017), pp. 87-97.

“Godforsakenness as the End of Prophecy: a proposal from Schleiermacher’s Glaubenslehre“, Harvard Theological Review 107.3 (2014), pp.290-313.

“Melchizedek as Exemplar for Kingship in Twelfth-Century Political Thought”, History of Political Thought, 31.4 (2010), pp. 557-575.

“’Fullness of the Spirit’ and ‘Fullness of Catholicity’ in Ecclesial Communion”, International Journal of Systematic Theology, 11.3 (2009), pp. 271-292.

“Instruments of Faith and Unity in Canon Law: The Church of Nigeria constitutional revision of 2005”, Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 10.2 (2008), pp. 161-173.

“The Johannine Logic of Augustine’s Trinity: a dogmatic sketch”, Theological Studies 68.3 (2007), pp. 572-594.

Book Chapters:

with Shawn Goodwin, “Topic Modeling as a Tool for Resource Discovery” (Atla, 2020)

“Reflexivity and the Ambiguities of Transcultural Communication” in What Does Theology Do, Actually?, ed. Matthew Robinson and Inja InderstEvangelische Verlagsanstalt (2020). 

“Making Our Information Ecosystem Explicit” in Information Literacy and Theological Librarianship: Theory and Practice, ed. Bobby Smiley. (Atla Press, 2019), pp. 33-46.

“The Anglican Covenant and Anglicanorum Coetibus” in Pro Communione: Theological Essays on the Anglican Covenant, ed. Benjamin Guyer (Pickwick, 2012).

“Instruments of Faith and Unity in Canon Law: The Church of Nigeria constitutional revision of 2005”, in Ecumenical Ecclesiology: Unity, Diversity and Otherness in a Fragmented World, ed. Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen, (T&T Clark, 2009), pp. 190-204. [reprinting of EccLJ article]

Other Writings

with Matthew Ryan Robinson and Hadje C. Sadje, “Documenting and Describing the Transcultural: Qualitative Research in Theological Communication” in Atla Summary of Proceedings 2020, pp. 162-173.

“Measuring the Apocalypse” in Sightings, March 26, 2020.

“Secularism as a New Religion” in Marginalia Review of Books, November 15, 2019.

“Is the Climate Crisis a Secular Eschatology?” in Sightings October 3, 2019.

with Shawn Goodwin, “Indexing the Theologico-Political” in ATLA Summary of Proceedings 2018, pp. 162-172.

“Islam and the Art of the Cross” in Marginalia Review of Books, February 1, 2019.

“Framing Authority in Theological Libraries” in ATLA Summary of Proceedings 2017, pp. 39-48.

“Reference, Reading, and Non-Reading: Learning from Bayard (with a grain of salt)” in C&RL News 78.10 (2017), pp. 546-547.

Encyclopedia Articles:

“Paul Carus”, “William Newton Clarke”, “Paul Tillich”, “Liberal Theology”, “Robert Ingersoll”, “John Slocum”, and “Waashat Religion” in American Religious History: Belief and Society Through Time, ed. Gary S. Smith (ABC-CLIO), forthcoming.

Book Reviews:

Philip Ziegler, Militant Grace in Trinity Journal (2019)

Karl Barth, The Epistle to the Ephesians in Trinity Journal (2019)

Bradley Onishi, The Sacrality of the Secular: Postmodern Philosophy of Religion in Choice Reviews 56.5 (2019)

Gerald Bray, The Church in Trinity Journal 39.2 (2018): 265-7.

Montserrat Herrero, Jaume Aurell, and Angela C. Micheli Stout (eds.), Political Theology in Medieval and Early Modern Europe in in Mediaevisitk 31 (2018): 478-9.

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta, Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison in Choice Reviews 56.1 (2018).

Peter Woodford, The Moral Meaning of Nature: Nietzsche’s Darwinian Religion and Its Critics in Reading Religion published October 2018. (fulltext available here)

Robert Orsi, History and Presence in Trinity Journal 39.1 (2018): 124-126.

Hans Blumenberg, Rigorism of Truth: “Moses the Egyptian” and Other Writings on Freud and Arendt in Reading Religion published June 2018. (fulltext available here)

Henry Allison, Lessing and the Enlightenment in Reading Religion published May 2018. (fulltext available here)

Derek Matravers, Empathy in Contributions to the History of Concepts 13.1 (2018) pp. 132-6.

John Marenbon, Pagans and Philosophers in Reading Religion published February 2018. (fulltext available here)

Timothy Larsen, Michael Ledger-Lomas (eds.), The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions Volume III, The Nineteenth Century in Reading Religion published January 2018. (fulltext available here)

Wilfried Härle, An Outline of Christian Doctrine in Trinity Journal 38.2 (2017) pp. 262-4.

Paul Hinlicky, Divine Simplicity in Trinity Journal 38.2 (2017) pp. 269-71.

Martin Mulsow, Enlightenment Underground: Radical Germany, 1680-1720 in Reading Religion published May 2017. (fulltext available here)

Christopher Insole, The Intolerable God: Kant’s Theological Journey in International Journal of Systematic Theology 19.2 (2017) pp. 233-6.

Friedrich Schleiermacher, Christmas Dialogue, the Second Speech, and Other Selections, ed. J. Lamm in Anglican Theological Review 99.1 (2017) pp. 153-6.

Zachary Purvis, Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany in Reading Religion published December 2016. (fulltext available here)

Gregory Moule, Corporate Jurisdiction, Academic Heresy, and Fraternal Correction in the University of Paris, 1200-1400 in Mediaevistik 29 (2016) pp. 535-7.

Philippe Buc, Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror in Mediaevisitk 28 (2015) pp. 510-12.

Sari Kivistö, The Vices of Learning: Morality and Knowledge at Early Modern Universities in Mediaevistik 28 (2015) pp. 590-1.

Gary Dorrien, Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit: The Idealistic Logic of Modern Theology in International Journal of Systematic Theology 17.3 (2015), pp. 327-30.

Clare Monagle, Orthodoxy and Controversy in Twelfth-Century Religious Discourse: Peter Lombard’s ‘Sentences’ and the Development of Theology in Mediaevistik 27 (2014), pp. 382-4.

Thomas E. Morrissey, Conciliarism and Church Law in the Fifteenth Century: Studies on Franciscus Zabarella and the Council of Constance in Mediaevistik 27 (2014), pp. 444-6.

J. Friedman, J.C. Hoff, and R. Chazan (eds.), The Trial of the Talmud: Paris, 1240 in Mediaevistik 27 (2014), pp. 474-5.

James M. Blythe, The Worldview and Thought of Tolomeo Fiadoni (Ptolemy of Lucca) in Mediaevistik 24 (2011), pp. 561-564.

R. Michael Allen, The Christ’s Faith: A Dogmatic Account in The Princeton Theological Review xvi.1 (2010), pp. 97-98.

Deeana Klepper, The Insight of Unbelievers: Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Reading of Jewish Text in the Later Middle Ages in Revue des Études Juives 169.1-2 (2010), pp. 254-256.

H.A.G. Houghton, Augustine’s Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts in Speculum 85.1 (2010), pp. 149-151.