Publications and Presentations (Select List)

2020

  • How to Live the Good Life…even when everything is going wrong, Ancient Faith Publishing, 2020 (forthcoming)
  • “Fashionable Fascists: Jordan Peterson & the Toxic Ideology of Identity Politics”, Salvo, Issue #52, Spring 2020

2019

  • “The Drug That Fuels Human Trafficking: How One City Is Challenging the Porn-Trafficking Axis”, Salvo, Issue #50, Fall 2019.

2018

  • “George MacDonald’s Imaginative Fiction,” seminar at Gold Country George MacDonald Gathering (Fall 2018)
  • “Gratitude in the Midst of Suffering,” in Pain, Suffering and Resilience: Orthodox Christian perspectives : selections from the proceedings of 2016 and 2017 national conferences of the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion (Alhambra, CA, St. Sebastian Orthodox Press, 2018)

2017

  • “The Cross of Least Resistance: Our Path to Holiness Runs Straight Through Calvary,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Volume 30, Number 2, March/April 2017
  • “The Dangers of Digital Addiction and Information Overload: How I Discovered that Silence is Good for my Brain,” The Taylor Study Method, May 1, 2017

2016

  • “Gratitude During Times of Suffering,” seminar at Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion (Fall 2016)
  • “Glorious Flesh: How Dorothy Sayers Taught Me the Meaning of the Resurrection,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Jan/Feb, 2016

2015

  • “ISIS & the Enigma of Modernity,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 32 (Spring 2015)

2014

  • “The Holy Spirit and the Animated Cosmos,” seminar at Society for the Study of Theology (summer 2014)
  • “The War on the Word Marriage,” World Magazine Saturday Series, January 25, 2014
  • “Moral Order and Wisdom,” The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, January 2014
  • “The Abstraction of God and the Culture Wars,” The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, April 2014
  • “School Deform: How Common Core Promotes Cultural Engineering by Killing the Imagination,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 31 (Winter 2014)

2013

  • “Mixed Companies: Women in Combat, Feminism & Misogyny,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 25, Summer 2013
  • “Hollowing out the Habits of Attention,” Parts 1-3, The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, March-November, 2013
  • “More than Schooling: The Perils of Pragmatism in Christian Attitudes Toward the Liberal Arts,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Volume 26, Issue 5, Sept/Oct, 2013
  • “The Massacre of Valentine’s Day: Feminism’s V-Day Eliminates Men, Marriage & Romance—and Kills Sex,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 27, Winter 2013
  • “The Saints and Scoundrels of History,” seminar at Christ the King Anglican Church’s Lenten Lecture Series (Lent 2013)

2012

  • “The Illusionist: How Herbert Marcuse Convinced a Generation that Censorship Is Tolerance & Other Politically Correct Tricks,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 20, Spring 2012“Scripture in the Age of Google: The Digital Bible and How We Can Read It,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Volume 25, Issue 4, July/Aug 2012
  • “The Neuro Transformers: Culture & the Malleability of the Human Brain,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 21, Summer 2012
  • “Rethinking 19th Century Secularism,” seminar at American Society of Church History (January 2012)

2011

  • Saints and Scoundrels: From King Herod to Solzhenitsyn (Moscow ID: Canon Press, 2011)
  • “George MacDonald and the Anthropology of Love,” North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies 30 (2011)
  • “Reading Scripture in an Age of Google,’ seminar at University of Winchester (July 2011)
  • “Lost at Sea: the Dawn Treader’s Voyage of Self-Discovery,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Volume 24, Issue 3, May/June, 2011
  • “Sex & the Kiddies: The Sexualization of Children & How Advertising & Entertainment Change Their Brains,” Salvo Magazine, Issue 19, Winter 2011

2010

  • “J.S. Bach and the Lutheran Musical Tradition,” seminar at Christ Church Music Camp (summer 2010)

 2009

  • “The Legacy of Thomas Chalmers,” Christianity & Society Volume XIX, No 2, Winter 2009