A selection of essays and reviews

A Theory of Everything
co-authored with Agnes Howard
Commonweal (April 20, 2015)
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The Reformation at Five Hundred: An Outline of the Changing Ways We Remember the Reformation
co-authored with Mark A. Noll
First Things (November, 2014)
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A Question of Conscience: The Excommunication of Ignaz von Döllinger
Commonweal (September 29, 2014)
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The Promise of Religious Colleges
Inside HigherED (September 19, 2013)
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An Evangelical Renaissance in Academe?
co-authored with Karl Giberson
Inside HigherEd (February 24, 2012)
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Clouds of Unknowing: Making Sense of the Tornadoes.
Commonweal (June 2011): 8-9.

The Dialectic and the Double Helix.
First Things
(February 2011): 21-25.
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Return to Sand Island.
Commonweal
137 (8 October 2010): 8-9.

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The Modern Comedy: Still Pondering Charles Taylor's Secular Age.
The Cresset (Lent, 2009): 13-17.
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Maritain’s America.
First Things  (January 2007): 13-16.

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America in the European Mind.
First Things
(November 2006): 11-14.

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American Religion and European Anti-Americanism.
T
he Hedgehog Review 8 (Spring/Summer 2006): 116-126.

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L’Affaire Hochschild and Evangelical Colleges.
Books & Culture (May/June 2006): 29-31.

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Learning to be Modern: Notes on the ‘German University.’ 
Books & Culture
9 (November/December, 2003): 35-37.

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 A ‘Religious Turn’ in Modern European Historiography?
Historically Speaking: The Bulletin of the Historical Society 4 (June 2003): 24-26.

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St. John the Merciful at the End of History.
The Cresset
 (Lent 2001): 33-37.
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Simul Enlightened et Postmodern?
The Cresset
63 (Lent 2000): 14-16.

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A Pessimist of Promise.
The National Interest  47 (Spring 1997): 89-95.

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