Articles and Book Chapters

Unknown-1.jpeg“The Spooky Politics of Dark Truth Claims,” Religion & Theology 25 (2018): 1-21, DOI:10.1163/15743012-02503007.





Unknown.jpeg“Reading Alex Haley’s Roots: Toward an Anthropology of Scriptures,” Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts & Contemporary Worlds 9, no. 1 (2018 [2013]): 1-26, DOI:10.1558/post.27507.






The African American Bible: Bound in a Christian Nation,” Journal of Biblical Literature 136, no. 1 (Winter 2017): 221-228, DOI: 10.15699/jbl.1361.2017.1366.





Book Reviews


Review of Rufus Burrow, Jr.’s A Child Shall Lead Them: Martin Luther King Jr., Young People, and the Movement, Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 70.4 (2016): 506.






Review of Katherine Clay Bassard’s Transforming Scriptures: African American Women Writers and the Bible Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Religion (November 2011).

Blog Posts/Newspaper Articles


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“A Man, A Tan, God’s Plan,” Culture on the Edge, March 5, 2018.

“On Kings and Trump Cards,” Culture on the Edge, February 12, 2018.

“Figuratively the Humanities,” Culture on the Edge, September 26, 2017.

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“Exodus: God and Kings Struggles to Delivers,” Lancaster Online, December26, 2014




Miscellaneous Projects