Online Essays

The Spirit of Black Modernism,” Public Books, April 27, 2017
Review of Josef Sorett, Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics (2016)

Religion on Display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture,” Sacred Matters, January 3, 2017

A Dreadful and Improbable Creature: Race, Aesthetics, and the Burdens of Greatness,” Sacred Matters roundtable on The Birth of a Nation at 100, April 21, 2016.

Religious Cultures Under the Radar: Jews of African Descent,Sacred Matters, December 30, 2015

Religion in African American History,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History (March 2015)

Post-Racial America? The Tangle of Race, Religion, and Citizenship,” Religion & Politics, October 24, 2012

Happy S. Love,” frequencies: a collaborative genealogy of spirituality, October 26, 2011

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