publications

 

My research has appeared in the following publications:


Articles and Book Chapters

“Play Me Backwards: Feminist Complicities in the Satanic Panic,” Literature and Medicine, special issue on “Religion and Medicine in American Culture” (forthcoming fall 2014)

“A Woman’s Part? Vikings, Unmanliness, and Seið Magic,” in Magic and the Modern, ed. Marco Edward Bever and Randall Styers.  Philadelphia: Penn Press (forthcoming)

“Thinking Sex and American Religions,” Religion Compass 5 (2011): 772–787

“Conversion to Narrative: Magic as Religious Language in Grant Morrison’s Invisibles,” in Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ed. Christine Hoff Kraemer and A. David Lewis, 258-273. New York: Continuum, 2010

“Queer, Not Gay: Limits of Acceptable Sexual Transgressions in NRM Discourse,” ARC, The Journal of the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University 36 (2009): 75-95.


Encyclopedia Articles

“Sexuality and American Religions,” in Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, Second Edition, eds. David Leeming, Katherine Madden, and Stanton Marlon.  New York: Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London (2014)

“Gender,” in The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements, ed. George D. Chryssides and Benjamin E. Zeller, 195-206.  New York: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, January 2014)

Sexuality Studies,” in The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements, ed. George D. Chryssides and Benjamin E. Zeller, 57-60.  New York: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, January 2014)


Book Reviews

Review of Polygamy in Primetime: Media, Gender, and Politics in Mormon Fundamentalism, by Janet Bennion.  Mormon Studies Review (forthcoming fall 2014)

Review of Pray the Gay Away: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays, by Bernadette Barton. Theology and Sexuality (forthcoming)

“Dis/enchantment: Locating Modernity between Secularism and ‘the Sacred.’”  Review of Authors of the Impossible: The Paranormal and the Sacred by Jeffrey Kripal and The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern by Alex Owen.  WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 40: 3&4 (Fall/Winter 2012): 326-333.

Douglas E. Cowan, Cyberhenge: Modern Pagans on the InternetAlternative Spirituality and Religion Review (2010)