My research explores the role of religious traditions in debates over ethics, politics, and culture. To this end, I have written on topics such as neoliberalism, sexuality, atheism, and the arts. My first book – Hope in a Secular Age – argues that an uncertain hope is required to sustain commitment of any kind: personal, political, or religious. My current book project considers the link between premodern miracle traditions and democratic imagination.

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