My Books and Publications
Practicing the Kingdom: Essays on Hospitality, Community, and Friendship in Honor of Christine D. Pohl, co-edited with Maria Kenney, was just released on February 7, 2022.
A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Nonviolence (Cascade, 2012) co-edited with Tripp york received widespread praise.
The Business of War: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Military-Industrial Complex, co-edited with James McCarty and Matthew Tapie (Cascade, 2021) continues to provoke important conversations and actions about peace along with economic justice. This book is the first in The Business of Modern Life Series, which I am co-editing.
In the peer-reviewed volume Essays on Anarchism and Religion: Vol. II, I have a chapter called "Subordination and Freedom: Tracing Anarchist Themes in 1 Peter," and being in good anarchist fashion the whole book and the other two in the series are available for PDF download for free.
I also co-wrote the Introduction to a special edition of the journal Modern Theology, which I Co-Edited with D. Stephen Long. It has excellent essays that are worth your time.
I was fortunate to be invited to contribute to this symposium special edition of the Journal of Moral Theology in honor of the greatest living theologian of friendship, Paul Wadell. I contributed this essay: "Jesus Is Not Just My Homeboy: A Friendship Christology."
My essay, "Spiritual Friendship in Christian Monk Aelred of Rievaulx and the Pali Canon of Buddhism" is out in the journal Buddhist-Christian Studies.
Right now besides putting together the Business of Modern Life Series, which will include my co-edited volume, The Business of Incarceration, as well as books on various industrial complexes such as the agricultural, medical, educational, sports, and other blank-industrial complexes that run our modern lives. I also have contracts for essays on rural ethics, Bayard Rustin and incarceration, and philia vs. agape in Christian life. And, I am co-authoring a book on theology and country music with Joshua Jeffery, for the Theology and Pop Culture Series (Forthcoming with Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2023).