Select Publications & Presentations
Learning to See the Theological Vision of Shakespeare’s King Lear. (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2016).
Christianity and Literature: Philosophical Foundations and Critical Practice. Co-authored with David Lyle Jeffrey. (IVP Academic: 2011.
- “Revelation of the Word: ‘What’s at Stake’ in the Study of the Bible and English Literature,” in Transformations in Biblical Literary Traditions: Incarnation, Narrative, and Ethics, ed. Daniel H. Williams and Phillip J. Donnelly. Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame Press, 2014. 215-228.
- “God Is. in The Lost Highway and Mercy Among the Children: Paradox, Peace, and the Existential Power of Christian Faith.” Canadian Poetry, 67 (2010): 116-128).
- “Breathing Back: Lonergan, Literary Creativity, and the Spirit of the Lord.” Lonergan Workshop 21 (2009): 179-192.
- “Seeing ‘the clearest gods’: Teaching King Lear in China.” The Word in the English Classroom: Best practices of Faith Integration. Ed. Jamie Dessart and Brad Gambill. Abilene: Abilene Christian University Press, 2009. 162-185
- “‘At the still point’ where ‘there is only the dance’: Logos, Lonergan, and T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets.” Lonergan Workshop 20 (2008): 271-294.
- “Fear, Friendship, and Delight: The Appeal of Animals in the Children’s Poetry of Dennis Lee.” Other Selves: Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination. Ed. Janice Fiamengo. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2007. 245-266.
- “Desdemona and the Mariological Theology of the Will.” Mariological Moments in Early Modern Drama. Ed. Regina Buccola and Lisa Hopkins. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Press, 2007. 87-110.
- “‘Fidelity to the Word’: Lonerganian Conversion through Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and Dante’s Purgatorio.” Religion and the Arts. 10.2 (2006): 219-243.
- “In a boat on the river nowhere writing home: The Spiritual Poetic of Tim Lilburn.” Studies in Canadian Literature. 30.1 (2005): 226-244.
- “The Tempest at the 2005 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship. 24.2 (2006): 97-100.
- “A poem should not mean / but be’: Lonergan and Literary Aesthetics.” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies. 21 (2004): 57-91.
- “King John at the 2004 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship1 (2005): 157-59.
- “Pericles, Antony and Cleopatra, and Troilus and Cressida at the 2003 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship1 (2004): 56-62.
- “Longfellow’s ‘Evangeline’ et Maillet’s Pélagie–la Charrette: Storytelling and the Soul d’Acadie.” Identity and Cross-Cultural Narratives. Ed. Irene Blayer and Mark Anderson. New York: Peter Lang, 2005. 121-136.
- “Learning by Playing: Performance Games and the Teaching of Shakespeare.” Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults. Ed. Naomi J. Miller. New York: Routledge, 2003. 269-78.
- “Multiculturalism and the Contemporary Children’s Literature of Saskatchewan.” Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English. Ed. Aida Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2003. 49-60.
- “Tolkien’s ‘Mythopoeia’ as a Theology of Conversion.” Hobbits and Other Matters: Tolkien Across the Disciplines. Ed. Tim Schindler. St. Paul: St. Thomas University, 2001, 43-47.
- “On Teaching (and being taught) Shakespeare in China and Canada.” Shakespeare and Higher Education- A Global Perspective. Shakespeare Yearbook 12 (2001): 79-107.