Soldiers of God in a Secular World: The Politics of Catholic Theology in Twentieth-Century France (under contract with Harvard University Press).

Christianity and Human Rights, co-edited with Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (under contract with Cambridge University Press).

“Theology and the Politics of Christian Human Rights,” Journal of the History of Ideas (Forthcoming, 2018).

“Religion and the Divine,” A Cultural History of Ideas in the Modern Age, ed. Stefanos Geroulanos (Submitted).

“Bergson, Henri (1859-1941),” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, ed. Stephen Ross (Routledge, 2016).

“Lost in Translation: Religion and the Writing of History,” Modern Intellectual History (Available online, forthcoming in print).

“Psychedelic Drugs and the Problem of Experience,” Past and Present 222, suppl 9 (2014), 187-206.


At The Immanent Frame, a project of the Social Science Research Council program on Religion in the Public Sphere:

On the Québec Charter of Values:

  • “There’s more than one path to female empowerment,” The Montreal Gazette, November 13th, 2013.
  • “Importing France’s model of laïcité is a mistake for the PQ,” The Montreal Gazette, October 2nd, 2013.


“Exile Catholicism: Anticlericalism, Antimodernism, and the Birth of the ‘Nouvelle Théologie,’” invited paper, workshop on New Perspectives on Political Pluralism and Religious Conflict, University of Edinburgh, May 2017.

“From Royalism to the Mystical Body of Christ: The Interwar Revolution in French Catholic Political Theology,” Cambridge Political Thought Seminar, Cambridge University, November 2016.

“An Alternative History of Christian Human Rights,” invited presentation, Annual Symposium in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, January 2016.

“The Heart of Matter: Marxism, Négritude, and the ‘Planetary’ Turn in Global Catholicism,” invited presentation, conference on Political Catholicism, The Remarque Institute, New York University, December 2015.

“The Weapons of the Spirit: Catholic Theology and the Resistance to Nazism in France,” History Department Research Seminar, Monash University, Australia, March 2016.

“From the Three Bodies of Christ to the King’s Two Bodies: A Theological Genealogy of Secularization Discourse,” conference on Theorizing Religion in Modern Europe, Harvard University, March 2014. See here for the conference program.

“Secularizing Theologies,” invited panelist, conference on After Secularization, University of California Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, March 2013.

“Separation Anxiety: Theological Anthropology and the Problem of Christian Democracy in France,” conference on Transnational Christianity and the Problem of Democracy, Harvard University, February 2013.

“Theology in Exile: Jersey and the Institutional Roots of the Nouvelle Théologie,” conference paper, Annual Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New Orleans, January 2013.

“Henri de Lubac, Gaston Fessard, et les enjeux politiques de la théologie catholique française (1926-1950),” invited presentation, Atelier des Doctorants, Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, April 2012.

“Religion and Intellectual History,” invited panelist, The Remarque Institute Kandersteg Seminar, Kandersteg, Switzerland, March 2012.

“Integrating Theology: Henri de Lubac and the Interwar Origins of the Critique of Neo-Scholasticism,” Annual Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Chicago, January 2012.

“Drugs and the Problem of Experience: The Case of the American Psychedelic Drug Culture, 1949-1969,” conference on Intoxicants and Intoxication in Cultural and Historical Perspective, Cambridge University, July 2010.