NOTABLE CREDITS SINCE 2008

The South Carolina Review

The Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Daily Progress

Style Weekly

Christianity Today

 

SELECT STORIES, ARTICLES, ESSAYS

Creative Nonfiction—

Taking our Chances with Choice | watching No Country for Old Men

Meme Tree | an elementary school principal tries to stop a meme

The Moral of the Story | a hotel front desk is entrusted with an ice pack

Commentary—

Rushdie, Trump, and Democracy | tyranny, like twilight

Bad Hombres and Their Mothers | radical whites, radical Islam

The Stroller: A 9/11 Remembrance | beauty and the bleak

Sport—

Tough Like a Man | American football and the virtues of manhood

Revelry & Liturgy | the religious rites of college football

The Inches We Need | fatherhood and failure by way of baseball

Faith & Culture—

Backstage Jesus | holiday concerts at school meet the Culture Wars

The Redemption of Guilt | three films that shed their own damn blood

Christian-Muslim Relations—

The Daughter of Mohammad | immigration and American Muslims

Headscarves & Little Black Dresses | covering Muslim women

 

ACADEMIC BOOK REVIEWS

The Search for Truth about Islam

Islam, Peace and Social Justice: A Christian Perspective