Op Eds & General Interest
“Maryland Bills Would Stifle Academic Freedom,” Baltimore Sun, February 12, 2014.
“The State Department Finds Religion, but Whose?” Religion Dispatches, December 12, 2013.
“Roundtable: Engaging Religion at the Department of State.” The Immanent Frame, blog of the Social Science Research Council, July 2013.
“Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: American Missionaries, The Problem of Racism, and Decolonization in the Congo.” OAH Magazine of History, 26 (October 2012), 33-37.
Invited Contributor to “Frequencies, Genealogies of Spirituality.” Sponsored by the Social Science Research Council. Entry on B.K.S. Iyengar. Oct. 13, 2011. Republished in “On Being,” blog of the public radio show hosted by Krista Tippett. April 2015.
Interview with Christopher Lydon, On Point, on "A New Moral Map of the Middle East," March 31, 2011.
“The Persecuted Body: American Evangelicals, Islam and Religious Suffering.” Middle East Report. December 2008.
“An Empire of Their Own.” The Nation. September 22, 2003. Reprinted in Good Weekend Magazine, supplement to Australia’s two largest newspapers.
“Saving Private Lynch.” New York Times op-ed page. April 6, 2003.
“Armageddon on the Bestseller List.” Washington Post, Outlook section. February 2, 2003.
“Television, Terrorism, and the Making of Incomprehension.” The Chronicle (of Higher Education) Review. December 7, 2001.
Media Interviews: BBC, Voice of America, NPR, Al-Jazeera, al-Jazeera English, New York Times, Washington Post, Irish One (National Public) Radio, German National Public Radio