“The History of Islam in Greater Philadelphia.” The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Set to be published November 2018.

“Richard Allen’s Struggle Against Fake News.” February 11, 2017.

“Religion, Attire, and Adornment in North America.” Religion in American History Blog, February, 4, 2017. Available at: 

“Why Build a Mormon Complex in Philly?” Religion Dispatches, August 12, 2016. Available at: 

“The Irony of Trumpism: A Turning Point for Muslims in American Politics.” Religion Dispatches, July 29, 2016.

“History Channel’s Vikings Subverts and Supports the Violent Heathen Trope.” Religion Dispatches, March 17, 2016. Available at: 

“Trump, Islamophobia, and the Philly Pig’s Head Incident.” Religion Dispatches, December 11, 2015. Available at:

“What Ben Carson’s Pyramid Theory Might Say about His Foreign Policy.” Religion Dispatches, November 16, 2015. Available at:

“Tour Guide Confessions: Catholic Pilgrims, Bible Riots, and #PopeInPhilly.” September 26, 2015. Available at:

“The Kensington Rune Stone Legend and the Catholic Church.” University of Minnesota Press Blog, September 25, 2015. Available at:

“Straight Edge Religion: Hardcore Punk and the Sober Revolution.” Marginalia: A Los Angeles Review of Books Channel, March 17, 2015. Available at:

“The Conversion of a Teenage Homophobe.” Believe Out Loud Blog, March 12, 2015.  Available at:

“King Abdullah, Student Exchange, and the Power of Interfaith Hospitality.” Germantown Mennonite Blog, February 13, 2015. Available at: the Germantown Mennonite blog.

“Sonic Religion and Urban Space: A Review of Isaac Weiner’s Religion Out Loud: Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism.” Religion in American History Blog, November 3, 2014. Available at:

“Calling Out Hate Speech.” Reconciling Ministries Network Blog, May 23, 2014. Available at: