Theoretical and Methodological Issues
in the Study of Religion
2017. “Religion in Public Institutions: Comparative Perspectives from the U.S., U.K. and Europe” with Mar Griera, Kristen Lucken and Ines Michalowski. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 56(2): 226-233.
2017. Roundtable on Global Reflections on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sacred Canopy. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 85(4):1116-1117.
2016. “Where are you organizationally situated? Views from here” with Rebecca Barton. Critical Research on Religion.
2015. “The Evolution of Spiritual Assessment Tools in Healthcare” with Julia Bandini. Society. 52(5): 430-437.
2014. “Making ‘Invisible Religion’ Visible: The Significance of Religion and Spirituality in Secular Organizations” with Mary Ellen Konieczny. Sociology of Religion 75(4): 551-563.
2013. “Religion on the Edge: An Introduction” and “Conclusion” with Courtney Bender, Peggy Levitt and David Smilde. In Religion on the Edge:De-Centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion with Courtney Bender, Peggy Levitt and David Smilde. Eds. New York: Oxford University Press.
2012. “Possibilities and Limits of Medical Science. Debates over Double Blind Clinical Trials of Intercessory Prayer.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science. 47(1): 43-64.
2011. “De-centering and Re-centering: Rethinking Concepts and Methods in the Sociological Study of Religion” with Peggy Levitt and David Smilde. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 50(3):437-449.
2009. “Saying Your Prayers, Constructing Your Religions: Medical Studies of Intercessory Prayer.” Journal of Religion 89: 299-327
2008. “Blessings, Strength, and Guidance: Prayer Frames in a Hospital Prayer Book” with M. Daglian. Poetics 36: 358-373.
2008. “De Facto Congregationalism and the Religious Organizations of Post-1965 Immigrants to the United States: A Revised Approach.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion.76(2):344-374.
2006. “Constructing Buddhism(s): Interreligious Dialogue and Religious Hybridity” with Courtney Bender. Sociology of Religion. 67(3):229-247.
2006. “Presidential Address: On Being a Community of Scholars – Practicing the Study of Religion” with Nancy Ammerman, Omar McRoberts, Robert Woodberry, Milagros Pena. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45(2): 137-148.