2. Faithful Repetition: A Theology of Early Christian Codex Books. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, forthcoming in 2014.
1. Protestant Metaphysics after Karl Barth and Martin Heidegger, London; Eugene: SCM Press; Wipf & Stock, 2010.
Peer Reviewed Articles
11. “Job: A Serious Man.” Bible and Critical Theory vol. 9, no. 2 (June, 2013): 27-37.
9. “Before Analogy: Recovering Barth’s Ontological Development.” New Blackfriars vol. 90, no. 1029 (September, 2009): 577-601.
8. “Karl Barth and Jürgen Habermas: Transcendental Aporias of Global Civil Society.” Political Theology vol. 9, no. 4 (September, 2008): 477-502.
4. “Urban Surveillance: The Hidden Costs of Disneyland.” International Journal of the Humanities vol. 3, no. 8 (Fall, 2006): 117-124.
17. "Suspending the Political: Sovereignty in Scholem, Barth and Qutb," Paper to be presented at The American Academy of Religion 2013 Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, November 23-26, 2013.
16. "Bonhoeffer and the Judaism Question," Paper to be presented at the Annual Australian Bonhoeffer Conference, Kincumber, Australia, 15-16 November, 2013.
15. "Religion in the News: A Theory of Metaphor," Paper to be presented at the Political Religion in Secular Australia Symposium, Newcastle, Australia, 22-23 July 2013.
14. "What Is This Strange Technological Thing Called the Bible?" presented at the Bible and Critical Theory Seminar held at the Queen's Ferry Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand, 1-2 September, 2012.
13. “Theology between Religion and Politics,” Morpeth Public Lecture, presented at Christ Church Cathedral (co-sponsored by the University of Newcastle) 29 May 2012.
12. “Canon after Codex,” Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion 2010 Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 30 - November 2, 2010. Re-presented at the Group for Religious and Intellectual Traditions Seminar at the University of Newcastle, Australia, 24 May 2011.
11. “Job: A Serious Man,” Paper presented at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts Research Seminar in the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews, May 14, 2010. Re-presented at the Bible and Critical Theory Seminar held at the Boundary Hotel in Brisbane, Australia.
8. “One Trinity, One Election, One Jesus? Seinsweise in Barth’s Theology,” Paper presented at the Society for the Study of Theology Annual Conference 2009, Kontakt der Kontinenten, Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 30 - April 2, 2009.
7. “Karl Barth and Jürgen Habermas: Christianity and Global Civil Society,” Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion 2006 Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 18-21, 2006.
6. “The Post-Ontological Paul?” Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature 2006 Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 18-21, 2006.
5. “Barth’s Prolegomena to Any Future Protestant Metaphysics which Can Possibly Pretend to Be a Science,” Paper presented at Belief and Metaphysics Conference, The Centre of Philosophy and Theology in partnership with the Instituto de Filosofia Edith Stein de Granada , Granada, Spain, September 15-18, 2006.
4. “Heidegger’s Hidden Theology: Revisiting Martin Luther’s Influence upon Martin Heidegger,” Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion Tübingen, Germany, September 1-4, 2006. Paper also presented at the Metaphysics 2006: Third World Conference, Rome, Italy, July 6-9, 2006.
3. “Trinitarian Freedom: Communicating Christian Particularism in Postmodern Contexts,” Paper presented at The Society for the Study of Theology Annual Conference 2006, Bodington Hall, University of Leeds, April 3-6, 2006. Paper also presented at the 2006 Annual Society for Pentecostal Studies Conference, Fuller Theological Seminary, March 23-25, 2006.
2. “Urban Surveillance: From Concentration Camps to Disneyland,” Paper presented at The Fourth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawai’i, January 11-14, 2006. Paper also presented at The Third International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Cambridge, August 2-5, 2005, as well as at the One Size Fits All? Contemporary Challenges to Integration and Fragmentation, The University of Manchester, June 16-17, 2005.
4. Review of Desire, Gift and Recognition: Christology and Postmodern Philosophy, by Jan-Olav Henriksen (Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdman’s, 2009), Ars Disputandi: The Online Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 23 November, 2010.
3. Review of Theology and Social Theory: Beyond Secular Reason, 2nd Edition, by John Milbank (Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2006), The Theological Book Review (October, 2006).
2. Review of Postmodernity’s Transcending: Devaluing God, by Laurence Paul Hemming (Notre Dame: The University of Notre Dame Press, 2005), The Theological Book Review (October, 2006).
1. Radio Panelist for a “Sunday Breakfast Discussion of Religion in American Politics,” BBC Greater Manchester Radio FM 95.1, November 7, 2004.
Grants and Awards
8. Religion in Political Life (RiPL) Research Program, I am the program leader for this joint project with Chief Investigators R. Boer, H. Carey, T. Lovat, M. Maddox, J. McDowell, and K. McPhillips. The grant was competitively awarded by the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle, Australia, March 2012-December 2013.
7. New Staff Grant, research grant awarded by the The University of Newcastle, Australia, December 2010-November 2011.
5. University Research Studentship, competitive bursary awarded by the University of Manchester Graduate School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, September 2004 – September 2007
4. University Research Travel Bursaries, four research bursaries awarded by the Religions and Theology Subject Area, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, and the Graduate Research Office at the University of Manchester, November 2005- November 2006
3. The Richardson Award, highly competitive bursary twice awarded by the North American Awards for Graduate Study at the University of Manchester, September 2004 and September 2005
2. Chadwick Prize, essay prize for Master of Arts students in Religions and Theology at The University of Manchester, September 20041. James F. and Barbara Bere Merit Scholarship, academic merit scholarship for Master of Arts study at Fuller Theological Seminary, September 2002 – June 2003