You can find my full curriculum vitae here.


Hope in a Secular Age: Deconstruction, Negative Theology, and the Future of Faith, Cambridge University Press (Dec 2019).

Edited Collections

Negative Political Theology, special issue of Modern Theology, forthcoming.

Phenomenology and the Study of Religion, special issue of Louvain Studies 39.4 (2016).
- My introduction is here.

The Secularization of Hope, special issue of Political Theology 17.2 (2016).
- My introduction is here.

Desire, Faith and the Darkness of God (co-edited with Eric Bugyis), Notre Dame: The University of Notre Dame Press, 2015.
- My introduction is here.
- Reviewed in TheologyThe Journal of Theological Studies, and The Catholic Library World

Foucault and the Practice of Patristics, section of Studia Patristica LXII. Ed. Markus Vinzent. Leuven: Peeters, 2013.

Articles & Chapters

“Desacralizing Political Theology: Dionysius the Areopagite and Giorgio Agamben,” Modern Theology (forthcoming).

“Normative Political Theology as Intensified Critique,” Political Theology 19.8 (2018), 669-674.

“Derrida and the Danger of Religion,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 86.1 (2018), 42-61.

“Foucault, Gary Becker and the Critique of Neoliberalism,” Theory, Culture & Society 33.5 (2016), 3-21.

“Theology and the Secular,” Political Theology 17.4 (2016), 378-89.

“Sexuality and Christian Tradition: Innovation and Fidelity, Ancient and Modern,” Journal of Religious Ethics 43.1 (2015), 122-145.

“Eckhart, Derrida, and the Gift of Love,” Heythrop Journal 56.6 (2015), 1010-1021.
modified version reprinted in Desire, Faith, and the Darkness of God, eds. Bugyis and Newheiser, Notre Dame: The University of Notre Dame Press, 2015.

“Conceiving Transformation without Triumphalism: Joachim of Fiore against Gianni Vattimo,” Heythrop Journal 55.4 (2014), 650-62.

“Foucault and the Practice of Patristics,” Studia Patristica LXII. Ed. Markus Vinzent. Leuven: Peeters, 2013, 81-7.

“Eschatology and the Areopagite: Interpreting the Dionysian Hierarchies in Terms of Time,” Studia Patristica LXVIII. Ed. Markus Vinzent. Leuven: Peeters, 2013, 215-21.

“Derrida, Jacques. I. Derrida and Jewishness,” The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, Volume 6. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2013.

“Time and the Responsibilities of Reading: Revisiting Derrida and Dionysius,” Reading the Church Fathers. Eds. Scot Douglass and Morwenna Ludlow. London: T&T Clark, 2011, 23-43.

“Ambivalence in Dionysius the Areopagite: The Limitations of a Liturgical Reading,” Studia Patristica XLVIII. Eds. J. Baun, A.Cameron, M.Edwards, M. Vinzent. Leuven: Peeters, 2010, 211-6.

Public Engagement

“Politics and the Sacred,” interview broadcast on ABC Radio National (21 April 2019).

“Dealing with Religious Differences during Christmas Dinner,” interview broadcast on ABC Radio National (25 December 2019).

“Should Christians and Atheists Get Along?” interview broadcast on ABC Radio National (29 July 2018).

“Law, Order, and Idolatry,” ABC Religion & Ethics (26 July 2018).

“Tradition, Novelty, and the Need for Discernment,” The Living Church (29 Jan 2012), 19-22.

“Vulnerability and the Possibility of Progress,” University of Chicago Religion and Culture Web Forum, May 2010.