BOOKS in preparation

Incarnation through Virgin Birth — A Cognitive Approach to the Earliest Developments.


2013. Histories of the Hidden God: Concealment and Revelation in Western Gnostic, Esoteric, and Mystical Traditions. Co-edited with April D. DeConick. Gnostica Series. Durham: Acumen/Routledge.


“Mormons and Early Christian Literature.” In The Bible in Mormonism: A Handbook to Scripture in the Latter-day Saint Tradition. Edited by Taylor Petrey, Cory Crawford, and Eric Eliason. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


2016. “Gnosticism Disputed: Major Debates in the Field.” Pages 39–54 in Secret Religion: Gnosticism, Esotericism, and Mysticism. Edited by April D. DeConick. Macmillan Interdisciplinary Studies: Religion series. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Macmillan Reference USA. (Link to publisher’s website.)

2016. “‘I Turned Away from the Temple:’ Sethian Counterculture in the Apocryphon of John.” Pages 36-55 in Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies 1.

2013. “Astrological Medicine in Gnostic Traditions.” Pages 333–358 in Practicing Gnosis: Ritual, Magic, Theurgy, and Liturgy in Nag Hammadi, Manichaean and Other Later Antique Literature—Essays in Honor of Birger A. Pearson. Edited by April D. DeConick, Gregory Shaw, and John D. Turner. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 85. Leiden: Brill.

2013. “The Old Gods of Egypt in Lost Hermetica and Early Sethianism.” Pages 58–86 in Histories of the Hidden God: Concealment and Revelation in Western Gnostic, Esoteric, and Mystical Traditions. Edited by April D. DeConick and Grant Adamson. Gnostica Series. Durham: Acumen/Routledge.

2012. “Letter from a Soldier in Pannonia.” Pages 109–124 in Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 49.

2009. “Fate Indelible: The Gospel of Judas and Horoscopic Astrology.” Pages 305–324 in The Codex Judas Papers: Proceedings of the International Congress on Codex Tchacos held at Rice University, Houston, Texas, March 13–16, 2008. Edited by April D. DeConick. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 73. Leiden: Brill.


2015. Review of A Coptic Handbook of Ritual Power edited by Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner. Pages 239–241 in Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft 10.

2009. Review of The Thirteen Apostle, by April D. DeConick. Pages 186–188 in Brigham Young University Studies 48.