Flatley Professor of Catholic Theology
Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford University Press, 2007.
Marriage and Sexuality in Early Christianity. Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2018.
The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies. Co-edited with Susan Ashbrook Harvey. Oxford University Press, 2008.
Suffering and Evil in Early Christian Thought. Co-edited with Nonna Verna Harrison. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2016
Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity: Authors, Texts, and Ideas. Co-edited with Paul van Geest and Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Leiden: Brill (multi-volume reference work; online publication began in 2018).
“Augustine of Hippo,” chapter 4 in Christianity and Family Law: An Introduction. Edited by John Witte, Jr. and Gary S. Hauk. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2017. Pp. 69-84.
“Family Matters: Augustine’s Letters as a Source for his Views on Marriage and Family Life,” Scrinium Augustini. The World of Augustine’s Letters. Edited by Przemysław Nehring, Rafał Toczko, and Mateusz Stróżyński. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. Pp. 41-56.
“Rivalry between Presbyters and Deacons in the Roman Church: Three Notes on Ambrosiaster, Jerome, and The Boasting of the Roman Deacons,” Vigiliae Christianae 71 (2017): 495-510.
“Augustine’s Doubts on Divorce: Reconsiderations on Remarriage,” Augustinian Studies 48 (2017): 161-182.
“Wedding Rituals and Episcopal Power: ‘Consecrating’ Marriage,” in The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual. Edited by Risto Uro, Juliette Day, Richard E. DeMaris, and Rikard Roitto. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. 627-643.
“Did the Early Church Absolutely Forbid Remarriage after Divorce?” Vergentis: Revista de Investigación de la Cátedra Internacional conjunta Inocentio III 6 (2018): 45-64.
“Ambrosiaster,” chapter 11 in Law and Christianity in the West: The First Millennium. Edited by Philip Lyndon Reynolds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 252-265.
“Ambrosiaster and Damasus: A Presbyter’s Perspective on Clerical Misconduct,” Sacris erudiri: Journal of Late Antique and Medieval Christianity 58 (2019): 255-265.
“Single Marriage and Priestly Identity: A Symbol and its Functions in Ancient Christianity,” in The Symbolism of Marriage in the Middle Ages. Edited by Line Cecilie Engh. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. Pp. 111-130.
“Between Discipline and Doctrine: Augustine’s Response to Clerical Misconduct,” Augustinian Studies 51 (2020): 3-22.
“Books XXI-XXII: Heaven, Hell, and the End of the Body,” in The Cambridge Companion to Augustine’s City of God. Edited by David Vincent Meconi, S.J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).