2020 ¡Presente! Nonviolent Politics and the Resurrection of the Dead (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press).
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
2019 “Nonviolence as a tradition of moral praxis,” Expositions (forthcoming, November)
2019 “Mourning the Dead, Following the Living,” Journal of Religious Ethics https://doi.org/10.1111/jore.12279.
2019 “Conflict as Communion: Toward an agonistic ecclesiology,” Journal of Anglican Studies http://doi.org/10.1017/S1740355319000135.
2019 “Taking a Stand (or a Seat) in the Peace Studies Classroom,” in Teaching Peace and War: Pedagogy and Curricula (New York: Routledge).
2019 “‘How Long O Lord?’ Lamentation and Political Agency,” in Bridging Scripture and Moral Theology: Essays in Dialogue with Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan, S.J. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books).
2019 “Taking a Stand (or a Seat) in the Peace Studies Classroom,” Peace Review https://doi.org/10.1080/10402659.2018.1495865.
2018 “Lovers of God’s Law: The politics of the higher law and the ethics of civil disobedience,” Political Theology https://doi.org/10.1080/1462317X.2018.1467662.
Reviews and Interviews
2019 “Sanctuary in a Small Southern City: An interview with Anton Maisonet-Flores” (forthcoming in Radical History Review)
2019 Review of Lilian Calles Barger, The World Come of Age, Journal of the American Academy of Religion https://doi.org/10.1093/jaarel/lfz020.
2017 Review of Cathleen Kaveny, Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics http://doi.org/10.1353/sce.2017.0043.
Works in progress
“Messianism in the Metropole: Materialist theopolitics of redemption narratives” (under review for a special issue with Social Analysis)
“Nonviolent struggle between norm and technique” (under review with Political Theory)
“Counting on Apocalypse” (under review with The Other Journal)
“Acts of God? Divine violence, climate catastrophe, and the end of the world”
Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics (January 2020)
“Teaching in Times of Crisis: Practices and Promises of Liberative Pedagogies”
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (November 2019)
“Counting on Apocalypse”
Conference of the Political Theology Network (October 2019)
“Transdisciplinarity: The Elephant in the Room”
Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (March 2019)
“Nonviolent struggle between norm and technique”
Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Colloquium, Graduate Department of Religion, Emory University (March 2019)
“¡Presente! Liturgical Protest and Practical Reason”
Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, January 2019.
“The End is Nigh! Taking ecoapocalyptic talk seriously”
Inaugural conference of the Political Theology Network, Emory University, February 2018.
“Just Peacemaking: Practices, norms and ends after twenty-five years”
Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, January 2018.
“Lovers of God’s Law: Politics of the higher law and ethics of civil disobedience”
Annual Meeting of the Fellowship for Protestant Ethics, June 2017.
“A Just War on Climate Change?”
Annual Convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Moral Theology Group, June 2017.
“Strategic Nonviolence and the Eclipse of Ethics”
Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Peace Studies Group, February 2017.
“Conflict and Communion: Anglicanism’s Crisis as Transformative Opportunity”
World without End: The New Shape of World Christianity, Georgetown College, January 2017.
“Iconography of Peace: Motivating Movement Participation through Rituals of Lament”
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Religion, Social Conflict and Peace Group, November 2016.
“Mourning the Dead, Following the Living: Exemplary Dead and Charismatic Leadership”
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Ethics Section, November 2016.
“‘How Long O Lord?’ Lamentation and Political Agency”
“Biblical Ethics in the 21st Century,” Marquette University, April 2016.
“Crossing the line: Liturgical protest and the tasks of deliberation”
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Ecclesial Practices Group, November 2015.
“Gospel Obedience: Transgression, affirmation and appropriation of the law at the gates of Fort Benning”
“Beyond Boundaries: Shifting Dynamics in Peace and Conflict Studies,” Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, November 2015.
“Strategic Nonviolence and the Eclipse of Ethics”
Annual Conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, October 2015.
“A Dark Theme Revisited: Reading John Howard Yoder’s Sexualized Violence”
Collaborative presentation with Brian Hamilton, Moral Theology Colloquium, University of Notre Dame, March 2015.
“‘How Long O Lord?’ Practices of Lamentation and the Restoration of Political Agency”
Duke Graduate Conference in Theology at Duke Divinity School, October 2014.
“¡Presente!: Eschatological memories and political praxis”
“Eschatology and Moral Order,” University of Chicago, March 2014.
“Human Rights in Pacem in Terris: Universal order, Lingua franca, unicorn or diagnostic tool?”
Biennial conference on the Catholic Social Tradition, University of Notre Dame, March 2013.
Selected popular publications
“The End is Nigh!” Political Theology Network, 2018.
“A One to One on the Road to Emmaus” Daily Theology, 2017.
“What’s ethical about popular casuistry?” Contending Modernities Blog, 2016.
“Engage survivors more, and Yoder less” (co-authored with Brian Hamilton), National Catholic Reporter, February 26 – March 10, 2016.
Biblical Hebrew (reading)
Professional Research Experience
Managing editor, Political Theology Network, 2017-present
Currently working as managing editor and coordinator of the Political Theology Network’s website, a Luce funded initiative. In this position I organize editorial staff to write, edit and solicit web content related to political theology. I have developed new media platforms for generating dialogue across diverse constituencies committed to the study and practice of political theology, including online reading groups, a podcast, and online symposia.
Research Associate, Contending Modernities, University of Notre Dame, 2013, 2016-2017
Research Assistant, Born of Lament with Emmanuel Katongole, University of Notre Dame, 2014
Research Assistant, Weird John Brown with Ted Smith, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, 2011