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Book Chapters

2018 “Backyard Gardens as Sacred Spaces: An Ecowomanist Spiritual Ecology” In The Elements of Religion and Nature, Laura Hobgood and Whitney Bauman, editors. (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).

2017 “Secular Voices of Color: Digital Storytelling, Everyday Activism, and Creating Diverse Secularist Community” in Humanism in a Non-Humanist World, Monica R. Miller, editor. Studies in Humanism and Atheism series. (Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

2015 “We Are What We Archive” In Fabricating Origins, Russell McCutcheon, ed. (Equinox Publishing, 2015).

2015 “#NOWTHATSRELIGIONANDHIPHOP: Mapping the Terrain of Religion and Hip Hop in Cyberspace,” in Religion in Hip Hop: Mapping the New Terrain, edited by Monica R. Miller and Anthony B. Pinn (Bloomsbury Press, 2015).

2011 “Mediated Science, Genetics and Identity in the U.S. African Diaspora” in Media, Spiritualities, and Social Change, Stewart Hoover and Monica Emerich, eds. (London; New York: Continuum Press, 2011).

2011 “How Does It Feel to be an Environmental Problem? Studying Religion and Ecology in the African Diaspora” in Inherited Land: The Changing Grounds of Religion and Ecology, Whitney Bauman, Richard Bohannon, and Kevin O’Brien eds. (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2011), 148-170.

Journal Articles

2011 “These Gods Got Swagger: Avatars, Gameplay, and the Digital Performance of Hip Hop Culture in Machinima” Bulletin for the Study of Religion [Online], Volume 40 Number 3 (19 August 2011). Available at: http://www.equinoxjournals.com/BSOR/article/view/10600

2010 “A Black Theology of Liberation or Legitimation? A Postcolonial Response to Cone’s Black Theology, Black Power at Forty” Black Theology: An International Journal [Equinox], November 2010, 307-326.

2009 “Two Turntables and a Microphone: Turntablism, Ritual, and Implicit Religion” in Culture and Religion [Routledge] Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2009, 23–38.

2004 “Subtle Impact: Technology Trends and the Black Church” Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center 31: No. 1 & 2 (Fall 2003/Spring 2004), 153-178.

Book Reviews

2017 Book Review of Carolyn Moxley Rouse, John L. Jackson, Marla F. Frederick, Televised Redemption: Black Religious Media ans Racial Empowerment. (New York, NY: New York University Press, November 2016). Reading Religion, American Academy of Religion, September 2017.

2007 Book Review of Daphne C. Wiggins, Righteous Content: Black Women’s Perspectives of Church and Faith. (New York University Press, 2004). The Journal of Religion, Volume 87, Number 3 (July 2007).

Encyclopedia Articles

2010 “Earth Day,” Cultural Resource Unit, online entry for The African American Lectionary. http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=145
April 22, 2010.