This page includes my public-facing writing, reviews, and academic research articles.

PUBLIC-FACING ARTICLES

When the Best Bible-Reading Tool Made Bible-Reading Worse (Christianity Today, December 2022)

Remote Work, Redux (Current, November 2021)

Is Jemar Tisby's Bestselling Book about Racism a Fluke? (Christianity Today, June 2021)

Is there a "Cosmopolitan Evangelicalism?" (Anxious Bench Blog, November 2020)

John Hagee and the Evolving Basis for Christian Zionism
 (Righting America Blog, November 2019)

Paula White and the Mainstreaming of American Pentecostalism (Religion News Service, November 2019)

Israel and Evangelicals in the News (Mosse Program Blog, September 2019)

Christian Zionism as Interreligious Cooperation​ (Baker Institute Blog, September 2019)

Tangled in Apocalyptic Thought (Sightings, September 2019)

Why Many Evangelical Christians Now Celebrate Jewish Holidays (Washington Post, August 2019)

Evangelicals and Holy Land Tourism (Penn Press Log, July 2019)

Christian Zionism: The Interfaith Movement Hiding in Plain Sight (Aeon Magazine, September 2018)

Robert Jeffress was a natural choice to deliver the invocation at the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem (Washington Post, May 2018)

The New Judaizers: How American Pentecostals are Adopting Jewish Trappings in Their Theology, Practices, and Politics (Jerusalem Post Magazine, February 2018)

How the U.S. Lost Its Ability to Mediate Peace in the Middle East (Washington Post, December 2017)

What You Need to Know about Mike Pence's Speech to Christians United for Israel (Washington Post, July 2017)

The New Christian Zionism (First Things, June 2017). See follow-up: Prosperity Politics, October 2017.

Faith, Power, and Violence: The Long Debate Over Religious Fundamentalism (War on the Rocks, August 2016)

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of Gene Zubovich's Before the Religious Right (Christianity Today, September 2022)

Review of Cary Nelson and Michael C. Gizzi, eds. Peace and Faith: Christian Churches and The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, August 2002).

Review of Sam Goldman's After Nationalism (Christianity Today, June 2021)

Review of Lauren Turek's To Bring the Good News to All Nations (H-Diplo roundtable, April 2021)

Review of Vaneesa Cook's Spiritual Socialists (Journal of Church History, April 2021)

Review of Shalom Goldman's Starstruck in the Holy Land (Diplomatic History, February 2021)

Review of David King's God's Internationalists (Journal of Church and State, July 2020)

Review of Charles Cotherman's To Think Christianly (Christianity Today, May 2020)

Review of Sean Durbin's Righteous Gentiles (Journal of the American Academy of Religion, September 2019)
 

Review of David Hollinger's Protestants Abroad, Melani McAlister's The Kingdom of God Has No Borders, and Ronit Stahl's Enlisting Faith (Modern Intellectual History, April 2019)

Review of Azar Ajaj et al's Arab Evangelicals in Israel (Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, May 2018)
 

Review of Samuel Goldman's God's Country (Religion & Politics, May 2018)

Review of Gerald McDermott, ed's. The New Christian Zionism (Religion & Politics, June 2017)

Review of John Quigley's The International Diplomacy of Israel's Founders (Passport, September 2016)

Review of Timothy Gloege's Guaranteed Pure (Indiana Magazine of History, March 2016)

Review of Matthew Sutton's American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism (Marginalia Review of Books, October 2015)

RESEARCH ARTICLES/CHAPTERS

"Religious Diplomacy and U.S.-Israeli Relations," in Handbook on Religion and International Relations, edited by Jeffrey Haynes (Cheltenham, UK: Elgar Publishing, 2021), 363-374.

“American Evangelicals and the Apocalypse,” in The Cambridge Companion to Apocalyptic Literature, edited by Colin McAlister (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020), 188-315.

"Foreign Policy and Religion: U.S. Foreign Relations with Israel,Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, March 2019. 

"His Land and the Origins of the Jewish-Evangelical Pro-Israel Lobby," Church History 87, no. 4 (December 2018): 1119-1151.

“The Limits of Evangelical Nationalism during the Cold War,” in The North American Christian Community and the Cold War, edited by Paul Mojzes,  (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Press, 2018), 104-117.

“Religious Pluralism, Domestic Politics, and American Evangelical Support for Israel,” in The Cold War at Home and Abroad: Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy since 1945, edited by Andy Johns and Mitch Lerner, (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018), 100-118.

Revivalist Nationalism after World War II: From ‘Wake Up, America!’ to ‘Make America Great Again’,” Religions 7, no. 11 (November 2016).

A ‘Practical Outlet’ to Premillennial Faith: G. Douglas Young and the Evolution of Christian Zionist Activism in Israel,” Religion & American Culture 25, no. 1 (Winter 2015): 37-81.