Articles & Essays

My review on Truthdig of “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America”, by David M. Kennedy: Operation Ceasefire.


Selected Articles in Early Medieval Studies

“Amalarius’s Liber officialis: Spirit and the Mind’s Eye in Carolingian Liturgical Thought,” in Seeing the Invisible in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, ed. Giselle de Nie, Karl F. Morrison, and Marco Mostert (Turnhout: Brepols, 2005), pp. 327-357

“Art and Reverence in Bede’s Churches at Wearrmouth and Jarrow,” in Intellektualisierung und Mystifizierung mittelalterlicher Kunst, ed. Martin Büchsel and Rebecca Müller (Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 2010), pp. 79-98

“Ceolfrid’s Gift to St. Peter: The First Quire of the Codex Amiatinus and the Evidence of its Roman Destination,” Early Medieval Europe 12:2 (2004), pp. 129-157

“Christ and the Vision of God: The Biblical Diagrams of the Codex Amiatinus,” in The Mind’s Eye: Art and Theological Argument in the Medieval West,ed. Anne-Marie Bouché and Jeffrey Hamburger (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005), pp. 84-111

“The Eucharist in Early Medieval Europe,” in A Companion to the Eucharist in the Middle Ages, ed. Ian Christopher Levy, Gary Macy and Kristen Van Ausdall(Leiden: Brill, 2011), pp. 205-49

“The Three Chapters Controversy and the Biblical Diagrams of Cassiodorus’ Codex Grandior and Institutiones,” in The Crisis of the Oikoumene: The Three Chapters and the Failed Quest for Unity in the Sixth-Century Mediterranean, ed. Celia Chazelle and Catherine Cubitt (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2007), pp. 161-205

“Violence and the Virtuous Ruler in the Utrecht Psalter,” in The Illuminated Psalter:Studies in the Content, Purpose and Placement of its Images, ed. F.O. Büttner (Turnhout: Brepols, 2005), pp. 337-348