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2021 “Liminality, Structures and ‘The Problem of the Lie.’” Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies. forthcoming, 17.1

2021 “Gadamer’s Appropriation of Pietism.” Philosophies 6(2), 30. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies6020030

2020 “Ritual.” In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by G. Ritzer. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. (Online publication).

2020 “The Limits of Liminality: A Critique of Transformationism. Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies 16.4.

2020  “Nine Principles to Guide Organizations in Supporting Spiritual Care at End of Life.” In Multifaith Perspectives in Spiritual and Religious Care: Change, Challenge and Transformation, 338-351. North York, ON: Canadian Multifaith Federation.

2018 “Ritual as Action, Performance, and Practice.” The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual, edited by Uro Risto, et.al., 18-37. New York:Oxford University Press.

2018 “Ritualization and Ritual Invention.” The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual, edited by Uro Risto, et.al., 38-45. New York:Oxford University Press.

2018 “The Christ of Nikos Kazantzakis’s Christ Recrucified.” Christianity and Literature 67.4 (2018):669-688.

2017 “Organization-level principles and practices to support spiritual care at the end of life: a qualitative study.” BMC Palliative Care 16:24. (With Paul Holyoke). Published online, 17 April 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s12904-017-0197-9

2017 “Who Wrote Genesis: On the Psychology of Hermeneutics.” Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche 11.1: 23-34. DOI: 10.1080/19342039.2017.1263101

2016 “The Seed of All Thought: Nietzsche’s ‘The Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life.’” The Agonist, XI:II, (January) 2016. (Online publication, no pagination).

2015 “I have a brick from the building: the deconsecration of Highgate United Church.” Practical Matters: a transdisciplinary multimedia journal of religious practices and practical theology, vol. 8 (April, 2015). (Online, multimedia publication; no pagination).

2015 “Ritual Art.” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts, vol. 2, pp. 306-316, edited by Timothy Beal. Oxford University Press.

2015 “Leonardo da Vinci.” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts, vol. 1, pp. 556-559, edited by Timothy Beal. Oxford University Press.

2015 “Initiation/Transformation.” In Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, edited by Robert Segal and Kocku von Stuckrad, pp. 246-251. Leiden: Brill.

2015 “Ritual.” In Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, edited by Robert Segal and Kocku von Stuckrad, pp. 243-249. Leiden: Brill.

2012 “On Being ‘Close to Nature’: Poetics, Politics, Place.” Time and Mind: A Journal of Archeology, Consciousness, and Culture, 5.1: 19-32.

2012  “Ritual Negotiations in Lutherland.” In Negotiating Rites, edited by Ute Hüsken and Frank Norbert, pp. 81-98. New York: Oxford University Press.

2011  “What’s at Stake in Torture” (with Thomas Driver and Werner Binder). In Ritual, Media, and Conflict, edited by Ronald Grimes, Ute Hüsken, and Eric Venbrux, pp. 223-254. New York: Oxford University Press.

2011  “Greene’s Quixote, Freud’s Cervantes.” In From Pietism to Catholicism: A Festschrift for Peter Erb, edited by Michel Desjardins and Harold Remus, pp. 261-280. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press, 2011.

2011  “Filled with Ritual: Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited.Bright Lights Film Journal, 74 (2011). (Online publication; no pagination). http://brightlightsfilm.com/filled-with-ritual-wes-andersons-the-darjeeling-limited/#.W0jWOS3MxBw

2009  “Luther’s Wedding: How One Town is Rebuilding its Convivial Culture Through Imagination and Ritual.” Practical Matters: A transdisciplinary multimedia journal of religious practices and practical theology, 1.1 (2009). (Online publication; no pagination). http://practicalmattersjournal.org/2009/04/01/luthers-wedding/

2008  “Luther’s Thesenportal: a case study of a ‘ritual-architectural event.” Material Religion: a Journal of Objects, Art and Belief 4.1: 54-85. https://doi.org/10.2752/175183408X288131

2007  “Swaggering Savagery and the New Frontier.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, vol. 16 (2007). (Online publication; no pagination). https://doi.org/10.3138/jrpc.16.1.003

2005  “The Koan as Ritual Performance.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 73.2: 475-496. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jaarel/lfi044

2004  “Rites of Passage: An Overview [Further Considerations].” In Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd edition, edited by Gary Laderman, vol. 11, 7801-7804. New York: Thomson Gale.

2003  “Ritual Criticism of a Contemporary Rite of Passage.” Journal of Ritual Studies 17.1: 32-41. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44368643.

2003  “Therapy and Healing.” In Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expressions, edited by Gary Laderman and Luis León, vol. 2: 551-553. Santa Barbara, Ca.: ABC-CLIO.

2001  “Charcot’s Theatre of Hysteria as Social Drama.” Journal of Ritual Studies 15.1: 27-37. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44368585.