Moment of Reckoning: Imagined Death and Its Consequences in Late Ancient Christianity
. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Hear interviews about the book at:
Angels in Late Ancient Christianity.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Volume of Translations
Practice, volume 2 of The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017).
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
“The Will of Others: Coercion, Captivity, and Choice in Late Antiquity,” with Mira Balberg. Studies in Late Antiquity
2.3 (2018): 294-315.
“The Morphing Portrait of a Church Father: Evidence from the de morte
(PG 4886) attributed to John Chrysostom.” Eirene: Studia Graeca et Latina
52 (2016): 407-19.
“Simeon and Other Women in Theodoret’s Religious History: Gender in the Representation of Late Ancient Christian Asceticism.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 23.4 (2015): 583-606.
“The Legend of Arius’s Death: Imagination, Space, and Filth in Late Ancient Historiography.” Past & Present: A Journal of Historical Studies 277 (2015): 3-29.
“Salvage: Macrina and the Christian Project of Cultural Reclamation.” Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 81 (2012): 273-97.
“Preserving the Divine: αὐτο- Prefixed Generative Terms and the Untitled Treatise in the Bruce Codex.” Vigiliae Christianae 65 (2011): 311-28.
“Ambivalence about the Angelic Life: The Promise and Perils of an Early Christian Discourse of Asceticism.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 16 (2008): 447-78.
“The Representation of Theatricality in Philo’s Embassy to Gaius.” Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman Periods 39 (2008): 46-67.
Contributions to Edited/Conference Volumes
“Affecting Rhetoric: The Adoption of Ethopoeia in Evagrius of Pontus’s Ascetic Program,” in Monastic Education in Late Antiquity: The Transformation of Classical Paideia, ed. Lillian I. Larsen and Samuel Rubenson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 182-94.
“Theological Anthropology and Medicine: Questions and Directions for Research.” Studia Patristica 80 (2017): 37-50.
“Angel.” Late Ancient Knowing: Explorations in Intellectual History, ed. Catherine M. Chin and Moulie Vidas (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015), 117-33.
“Negotiations with Death: Ephrem’s Control of Death in Dialogue.” Shifting Frontiers VIII: Shifting Cultural Frontiers in Late Antiquity, ed. David Brakke, Deborah Deliyannis, and Ed Watts (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012), 23-34.