Academic Writing


2017. “Religion as Self-Transcendence. A Simmelian Framework for Authenticity.” Simmel Studies, 21(1): 89-114.

2017. “The authenticity of Christian Evangelicals: between individuality and obedience.” Journal of Contemporary Religion, 32(2): 253-268.

2017. “The Making of the Relational Christian Self of New Monastics in the UK, US, and Canada.”  In Palmisano, S. and Jonveaux, I. Monasticism in Modern Times, 209-224. London: Routledge.

2017.  Belief, Trust, and Relationality. A Simmelian Approach for the Study of Faith. Religion, 47(2): 147-160.

2015.  Sacralisation – the role of individual actors in legitimising religion.  Culture and Religion, 16(3): 291-307.

2013 Shopping for a Church? Choice and Commitment In Gauthier, F. and Martikainen, T. Religion in Consumer Society: Brands, Consumers and Markets. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 109-124.

2011 (link to journal) The Enchanting Dream of ‘Spiritual Capital’ Implicit Religion, vol.14, n.1, pp 67-86.

2010 (link to pdf) Misunderstanding Faith – when capital doesn’t fit the spiritual The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, vol.5, n.5, pp.179-192.

Book Reviews

2016. A Review of Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God’s Name. By Mona Siddiqui, 2015. New Haven: Yale University Press. In Hospitality & Society, 6(2): 193-211.

2016. A Review of The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity. By Gerardo Marti and Gladys Ganiel, Oxford University Press, 2014. In Secularism and Nonreligion, 5(1): 4.

2016. A Review of New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. By Wes Markofski. Oxford University Press, 2015. In The Journal of Contemporary Religion, 31(2): 283-285.

2013. A Review of Love. A History. Yale University Press, 2011. In: Implicit Religion, 16(2): 229-231.

2012. A Review of Of the Practices of Happiness: political economy, religion and wellbeing. Edited by Ian Steedman, John R. Atherton, Elaine Graham. Routledge, 2011. In: Implicit Religion, 15(3).