AAR 2019 | Presenting on Ecotheology in Two Sessions

I'm putting the finishing touches on my paper presentations for two sessions at the American Academy of Religion conference this coming weekend in San Diego. I'm really excited to share my research and ideas, although I'm also feeling anxious and nervous about it. Both papers relate to ecotheology, but to different audiences and with different …

An Ecotopian Lexicon: promo code for 30% off

Last week I posted about the release of the new book, An Ecotopian Lexicon (University of Minnesota Press), in which I have an entry on "Watershed Discipleship." One of the editors of the volume, Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, describes it thus on Twitter: It’s a speculative ecotopian lexicon for the age of climate change, inspired by Ursula Le …

Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability now an e-book!

The book I co-edited this summer, Quakers, Creation Care, and Sustainability, is now available as an e-book and Kindle edition! See this page for the contents and critical acclaim. If you've been thinking about purchasing it but haven't yet, consider the e-book. It's cheaper, lighter weight to carry around in your bag, and searchable. I …

Quaker Religious Thought | New Article(s) Published

The newest issue of Quaker Religious Thought is being mailed out (so I hear, although I haven't received it yet). I'm excited for several reasons. Editor Jon Kershner described it as having "an all-star lineup," with contributors including: David Harrington Watt and James Krippner, Christy Randazzo, Cherice Bock, Oscar Lugusa Malande, and Jay Miller. I'm …

Book release: Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability

This weekend, my first book was released! I co-edited the volume Quakers, Creation Care, and Sustainability with Stephen Potthoff, the sixth volume in the Quakers and the Disciplines Series for the Friends Association for Higher Education. I'm really excited to launch this collection out into the world! There are 24 chapters written by 27 Friends …

FWCC: Quakers and Earthcare

In March, I got to attend a Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas gathering outside of Kansas City, MO. I was invited to co-lead a workshop and interest group on Quakers and creation care with Shelley Tanenbaum, general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW), and Adrian Halverstadt, who teaches at Barclay College …

Whirlwind Year

It's been a little over a year since I posted on this blog, and it's been quite the year! My family moved twice, I'm digging in hard to my dissertation research and writing, and I've been doing a lot of teaching, writing, presenting, and editing. Here are a few highlights. Teaching: I spent the year …