Bleak Theology A post-punk counterweight to joy.

Other Writings in Other Places


I am a member of Patheos’ Sick Pilgrim Collective

Our Lenten Wilderness: Unknown Pleasures and Revelations, February 28, 2020

Image Journal‘s “Good Letters” blog.

I’ll Be Your Mirror: St. Andy Warhol, Holy Fool, November 1, 2019.

Visions of Hilma af Klint, June 19, 2019.

Good Friday in Brooklyn, April 19, 2019.

The Lonely Boy: A Catechism of Front Yard Saints, February 4, 2019.

I also write book reviews.

God-Talk and its Discontents,” (A review of Jonathan Merritt’s Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing and How We Can Revive Them), Los Angeles Review of Books, June 19, 2019.

Groping Together in a Common Mist,” (A review of David Bentley Hart’s translation of The New Testament) cowritten with Ed Simon, Los Angeles Review of Books, July 8, 2018.

Various bones that do not make a skeleton.

“I was a Teenage Lemming God,” Killing the Buddha, May 30, 2018.

“What Ancient Greeks and Romans Ate for Breakfast,” Extra Crispy, September 1, 2016.

Innovations from the Ancient World,” Oxford University Press Blog, February 17, 2016.

Can a Gadfly Govern?,” Brooklyn Quarterly, February 9, 2016.

Liberation Theology Gets its Due,” Brooklyn Quarterly, April 3, 2015.

The Kids are all Wrong: Texas Tosses the Enlightenment,” Religion Dispatches, July 8, 2010.

The current state of affairs.
Bleak Theology A post-punk counterweight to joy.


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