Academic Writing

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2019. Authenticity and Religion in the Pluralistic Age. A Simmelian Study of Christian Evangelicals and New Monastics. Lexington Books. (ISBN 9781498557429)

2018. “A Quiet Faith: Quakers in Post-Christian Britain.” Religions, 9(10): 313-326.

2018. “Hospitality and Compassion. The Work and Ethics of Catholic Chaplains Supporting Seafarers.” Journal of Beliefs and Values.

2018. “Compassion and Purity: The Ethics and Boundary-making of Christian Evangelicals.” Religion, 48(4): 642-658.

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.


2018. “Being There. How Catholic Chaplains Support Seafarers in the UK.” Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society, St Mary’s University.

2018. “The Spirituality of New Quakers. Part 1.” The Changing Face of Faith in Britain, Quaker Committee for Christian & Interfaith Relations. Centre for Research in Quaker Studies, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham.

2018. “The Spirituality of New Quakers. Part 2.” The Changing Face of Faith in Britain, The Changing Face of Faith in Britain, Quaker Committee for Christian & Interfaith Relations. Centre for Research in Quaker Studies, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham.

2017. “The Take-Up of Free School Meals in Catholic Schools in England and
Wales.” Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society, St Mary’s University.

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).