From Edward Lhuyd to Iolo Morganwg: The Death and Rebirth of Antiquarianism in Eighteenth Century Glamorgan, Morgannwg 23(1979):29-48.


South Wales and Munster in the Eighteenth Century, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 34(1979): 95-101.


Jacobites and Freemasons in Eighteenth Century Wales, Welsh History Review 9(4)(1979): 391-406.


Two Poems on the Glamorgan Gentry Community in the Reign of James II, National Library of Wales Journal 21(2)(1979): 159-178.


Anti-Popery on the Welsh Marches in the Seventeenth Century, Historical Journal 23(2)(1980): 275-93.


A New Source for the History of Eighteenth Century Monmouthshire, Monmouthshire Antiquary 4(1980): 46-9.


`A Welsh Lancashire?' Monmouthshire Catholics in the Eighteenth Century, Recusant History 15(3)(1980): 176-188.


Glamorgan Roads in the Early Modern Period, Transactions of the Port Talbot Historical Society 3(2)(1981): 92-101.


`The Old Leaven.' The Welsh Roundheads After 1660, Historical Journal 24(4)(1981): 807-823.


The Gibbs Family: Law and Party Politics in Stuart Glamorgan, Morgannwg 25(1981): 100-111.


Mary Wharton and the Rise of the `New Woman.' National Library of Wales Journal 22(1)(1981): 170-186.


The Demographic Decline of the Landed Gentry in the Eighteenth Century: A South Wales Study, Welsh History Review 11(1)(1982): 31-49.


John Clephane: A Scottish Traveller in Eighteenth Century Europe, National Library of Wales Journal 22(4)(1982): 416-426.


The Radicals and the Rehabilitative Ideal 1890-1940, Criminology 20(3)(1982): 347-372.


`Erewhon': A Manifesto of the Rehabilitative Ideal, Journal of Criminal Justice 11(1) (1983): 35-46.


 Francis Gwyn and the Birth of the Tory Party, Welsh History Review 11(3) (1983): 183-201.


Eugenics, Crime and Ideology, Pennsylvania History 51(1) (1984): 64-78.


The Creation of an Ancient Gentry: Glamorgan 1760-1840, Welsh History Review 12(1) (1984): 29-49.


The Dominance of Authority: Austin Turk and Political Criminality, (with Gary W. Potter) Contemporary Crises 8(1984): 157-165.


Cambridgeshire and the Gentry, Journal of Regional and Local Studies 4(1) (1984): 1-17.


Varieties of Enlightenment Criminology: Beccaria, Godwin, de Sade, British Journal of Criminology 24(2)(1984): 112-130.

*This article has been reprinted twice:

1. (under the title of The Marquis de Sade and Enlightenment Criminology,) in Colette Verger Michael, ed., The Marquis de Sade: His Ethics and His Rhetoric (Peter Lang Publishing, 1989), pp.117-142. In American University Series II: Romance Languages and Literature

2. This article has been reprinted in Piers Beirne, ed., The Origins and Growth of Criminology: Essays in Intellectual History 1760-1945, (Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing, 1994: in the series, International Library of Criminology and Criminal Justice).


Temperance and the Origins of Progressive Penology, Journal of Criminal Justice 12(6) (1984): 551-566.


G.K. Chesterton and the Resistance to Positivist Penology, Law and Justice 80-81(1984): 7-24.


Correctional Issues and Politics: A Cross-National Study, Proceedings of the 114th Annual Congress of the American Correctional Association. San Antonio, TX (1984): 97-104.

*Reprinted: This article was reprinted as Prison Crowding: A Cross-National Study, In International Corrections: An Overview (ACA Monograph number 11, 1987), pp. 17-26.


The Tory Tradition in Eighteenth Century Cardiff, Welsh History Review 12(2)(1984):180-196.


Church Patronage and Clerical Politics in Eighteenth Century Glamorgan, Morgannwg 28(1984):32-47.


Tory Industrialism and Town Politics, Historical Journal 28(1)(1985):102-123.


Old and New Catholics in Stuart Wales: The Carne Family, Recusant History 17(1985): 362-373.


Midland Toryism in the Eighteenth Century, Journal of Regional and Local Studies 6(2)(1985): 1-12.


A Progressive Revolution? Pennsylvania Penology 1900-1950, Criminal Justice History 6(1985): 177-199.


Wales and the Order of the Royal Oak, National Library of Wales Journal 24(3)(1986): 339-351.


The Ku Klux Klan in Pennsylvania 1920-1940, Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine 69(2)(1986): 121-137.


Organized Crime in London: A Comparative Perspective, (with Gary W. Potter) Corruption and Reform 1(1986): 165-87.


From Gallows to Prison: The Execution Rate in Early Modern England, Criminal Justice History 7(1986): 51-71.

*Reprinted: This article was reprinted in a book edited by Louis A. Knafla, Crime, Police and the Courts in British History (Westport, CT: Meckler, 1990):129-149.


Times and Seasons: The Cycles of the Year in Eighteenth Century Glamorgan, Morgannwg 30(1986): 20-41.


The Sufferings of the Clergy. The Church in Glamorgan During the Interregnum, This was published in three instalments in the Journal of Welsh Ecclesiastical History Part one appeared in JWEH 3(1986):1-17; Part two in ibid. 4(1987):9-41; Part three in ibid. 5(1988): 73-80.


From Salem to Jordan: A Historical Perspective on Child Abuse Trials, (with Daniel Maier-Katkin) Augustus 9(6)(1986): 14-24.


Party Conflict and Political Stability in Eighteenth Century Monmouthshire, Historical Journal 29(3) (1986): 557-575.


The Assassins Revisited: Claire Sterling and the Politics of Intelligence, Intelligence and National Security 1(3)(1986): 459-471.


Into the Upperworld? Crime, Law and Punishment in English Society, (review article) Social History 12(1)(1987): 93-102.


Serial Murder on Campus, (with Edwin Donovan) Campus Law Enforcement Journal 17(4)(1987): 42-44.


The Politics and Mythology of Organized Crime: A Philadelphia Case-Study, (with Gary W. Potter) Journal of Criminal Justice 15(1987): 473-484.


The Glamorgan Gentry in 1677, National Library of Wales Journal 25(1)(1987): 53-70.


Serial Murder in England 1940-1985, Journal of Criminal Justice 16(1)(1988): 1-15.

*Reprinted: this article was reprinted in Elliott Leyton ed., Serial Murder: Modern Scientific Perspectives (Aldershot, England: Dartmouth/Ashgate, 1999).


Policing the Cold War: European Policing 1945-1955, Historical Journal 31(1)(1988): 141-157.


Whose Terrorists? Libya and State Criminality, Contemporary Crises 12(1)(1988):5-24.


Terrorism in the 1980s, (review article) Intelligence and National Security 3(1)(1988): 205-207.


Cantrefs and Regions in Early Medieval Glamorgan AD 400-1100, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 15(1988):31-50.


Before the Krays: Organized Crime in London 1920-1960, (with Gary W. Potter) Criminal Justice History 9(1988): 209-230.


Myth and Murder: The Serial Murder Panic of 1983-1985, Criminal Justice Research Bulletin 3(11)(1988): 1-7.


Protecting the Victims of Child Sexual Abuse: A Case for Caution, Prison Journal 68(2)(1988): 25-35. (with Daniel Katkin).

*Reprinted: The articles Protecting Victims of Child Sexual Abuse and Myth and Murder: The Serial Murder Panic of 1983-1985 were both reprinted as chapters in Victor E. Kappeler, Mark Blumberg and Gary W. Potter, eds, The Mythology of Crime and Criminal Justice, (Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1993), respectively pp. 38-51, and 53-74. Modified versions of these chapters were also reprinted in the second edition of this work, 1995.


Evidence and Ideology: The Assassination of Olof Palme, Contemporary Crises 13(1)(1989): 15-33.


The Politics of Organized Crime in Australia: A Comparative View, Journal of Crime and Justice 12(1)(1989): 103-128.


Under Two Flags: Provocation and Deception in European Terrorism, Terrorism: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11(1989): 275-287.


A New History of Wales (review article), Historical Journal 32(2)(1989): 387-393.


Serial Murder in the United States 1900-1940: A Historical Perspective, Journal of Criminal Justice 17(5)(1989): 377-392.


Sharing Murder: Understanding Group Serial Homicide, Journal of Crime and Justice, 13(2)(1990): 125-147.


Chesterton as Criminologist, Chesterton Review 16(3-4)(1990):213-228.


Welsh Anglicans and the Interregnum, Journal of the Historical Society of the Church in Wales 27(1990):51-59.


Strategy of Tension: The Belgian Terrorist Crisis of 1982-6, Terrorism: An International Journal 13(1991): 299-309.

*Reprinted: This article has been reprinted in Edward Moxon-Browne, ed., European Terrorism, (Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing, 1993): 299-309


The European Arms Industries in the 1980s: A Study in Corporate Crime, International Criminal Justice Review 1(1991): 1-20.


Changing Perceptions of Serial Murder in Contemporary England, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 7(4)(1991): 210-231.


Investigating Occult and Ritual Crime: A Case for Caution, Police Forum 2(1) (1992): 1-7


A Murder Wave? Trends in American Serial Homicide 1940-1990, Criminal Justice Review 17(1) (1992): 1-19.

*This article has been reprinted twice:

1. In Robert D. Crutchfield, George S. Bridges, and Joseph G. Weis, eds., Crime: Readings (Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1996).

2. The article was also reprinted in Elliott Leyton ed., Serial Murder: Modern Scientific Perspectives (Aldershot, England: Dartmouth/Ashgate, 1999).


Narcotics Trafficking and the American Mafia: the Myth of Internal Prohibition, Crime, Law and Social Change 18 (1992): 303-318.


 From Eye Witness to Private Eye: G. K. Chesterton and the Tradition of Exposé Journalism, Chesterton Review, 18(2)(1992): 225-244


 G. K. Chesterton and the Anti-Catholic Tradition, Chesterton Review 18(3)(1992): 345-369.


Satanism: Myth and Reality in a Contemporary Moral Panic, (with Daniel Maier-Katkin) Crime, Law and Social Change, 17(1992): 53-75.


The Speed Capital of the World: Organizing the Methamphetamine Industry in Philadelphia 1970-1990, Criminal Justice Policy Review 6(1)(1992): 17-39.


The C. T. A. Case: A Case-Study in Political Corruption, Crime, Law and Social Change/ Corruption and Reform 19(4) (1993): 329-351.


 A Utopia of Usurers? The Crimes of the Upperworld, (review article). Chesterton Review. 19(2) (1993): 219-227.


Heresy and Orthodoxy in Recent Best-Sellers, (review article). Chesterton Review. 19(3)(1993): 341-347


African-Americans and Serial Homicide, American Journal of Criminal Justice 17(2)(1993): 47-60

*Reprinted: This article was reprinted in Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes, Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder, Sage, 1998: 17-32.


 The Ice Age: the Social Construction of a Drug Panic, Justice Quarterly 11.1 (1994): 7-31

*This article has been reprinted three times:

1. In Marilyn McShane and Frank P. Williams, eds., Drug Use and Drug Policy, New York: Garland, 1997: 153-78

2. In Gary W. Potter and Victor E. Kappeler, Constructing Crime, Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland 1998: 137-160

3. In Stuart Henry and Ross L. Matsueda, eds, Social Constructionist Theories of Crime (Ashgate, 2015), 131-55


Peacemaking and Terrorism, Peace Review, 6:1 (1994): 93-101


 Feminism: or Chesterton’s Mistake About Women, (review article). Chesterton Review, (1995)


Home-Grown Terror, American Heritage September 1995, 38-46


It Can’t Happen Here: Fascism and Right-Wing Extremism in Pennsylvania 1933-42, Pennsylvania History 62(1)(1995): 31-58


Spy Mad: Investigating Subversion in Pennsylvania 1917-18, Pennsylvania History 63(2)(1996): 204-231.


The Uses of Clerical Scandal, First Things, February 1996, 13-16


Naming the Beast: Contemporary Apocalyptic Novels (review article) Chesterton Review 22(4)(1996): 487-97.


Beyond the Fringe: Recent Writing on New and Unorthodox Religious Movements Critical Review of Books in Religion 1996, (review essay), 9 (1996): 45-64.


Abusing the Spousal Abuse Laws, The Family in America, 11(6), June 1997, 1-7.

*Reprinted, This article was reprinted in Chesterton Review 23(4)(1997), 437-449.


A Wide-Open City: Prostitution in Progressive Era Lancaster, Pennsylvania History 65(4)(1998): 509-26.


Sideways Into Sociology, American Sociologist 29(3)(1998): 5-8.


Catholic Responses to Fascism, (response) Chesterton Review 25(1-2)(1999): 65-69


Visions of Jesus Chesterton Review 25(4)(1999): 479-491.


The New Age: The First Century Chesterton Review 26(1-2)(2000): 59-73.


The Jesus of the Cults: How the Esoteric Christ Became the Christ of Scholars, at


Hidden Gospels, in The Bible and Interpretation (2001)


Progressive Utopias and Collectivist Nightmares, Chesterton Review 27(3)(2001): 317-30.


The Plight of Pygmy Nations: Wales in Early Modern Europe, North American Journal of Welsh Studies 2(1)(2002).


Catch Me Before I Kill More: Seriality as Modern Monstrosity, Cultural Analysis, 3(2002).


Pennsylvania, The Awful Warning, Proteus, 19(1)(2002); 59-64.


The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Theology Digest 51(4)(2004): 1-23


New-Old Gospels: Rediscovering a Spurious History, Chesterton Review 30(3-4)(2004): 357-374.


After The Next Christendom, International Bulletin of Missionary Research January 2004: 20-22.


Le Jésus Des Sectes: Comment Le Christ Ésotérique Devint Le Christ Des Universitaires, Murmures D’Irem (France), 16 (2005): 91-98


Living Through the Greatest Religious Change, Spectrum 33(Summer 2005): 67-70


The Next Christendom, Hanover Quarterly Winter 2005: 24-27


Reading the Bible in the Global South, International Bulletin of Missionary Research 30(2)(2006): 67-73


Demographics, Religion and the Future of Europe, Orbis Summer 2006: 519-539


Southern Cross, Boston College Magazine Spring 2007: 59-61


Godless Europe? International Bulletin of Missionary Research 31(3)(2007): 115-20


The Next Christendom, The Religious Educator 8(3)(2007): 113-125


Verso Sud: Uno sguardo al cristianesimo che verra, La Revista del Clero Italiano, April 2008: 269-82


Failure To Launch: Why Do Some Social Issues Fail to Detonate Moral Panics? British Journal of Criminology 49(2009): 35-47.


Catholic and Orthodox Pilgrimages in Europe, East-West Church and Ministry Report 17(1), Winter 2009: 16.


Letting Go: Understanding Mormon Growth in Africa, Journal of Mormon History, 35(2)(2009): 1-25


Příští křesťanství, Salve (Czech Republic), 3-4 (2010): 137-54


A Critic In The Desert: Robert Browning and the Limits of Plain Historic Fact, Fides et Historia 45(1)(2013): 14-29


Maurice, Son of Theodoric: Welsh Kings and the Mediterranean World, 550-650AD, in North American Journal of Welsh Studies, 8(2013), at


The Present and Future of World Christianity, Norsk Tidsskrift for Misjonsvitenskap 2(2015): 67-83.


Ein globaler religiöser Klimawandel: Wie die demografische Entwicklung die christliche Mission verändert, Interrkulturelle Theologie 1(2016): 55-70


Mark Noll and Global Faith, Fides et Historia, 48(2016): 29-35


Infidels, Demons, Witches and Quakers: The Affair of Colonel Bowen, Fides et Historia 49(2)(2017): 1-15


Up on the Downs, Journal of the John Masefield Society, 27 (2018): 29-32


Trading in Faith: Christianity and Globalization, Journal of World History 31(1)(2020)



Book Chapters and Parts of Books


New Patterns of Urban Riot, (with Fred Hutchings). In Israel Barak-Glantz and Elmer Johnson, eds., Comparative Criminology. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage (1983): 69-85.


Traven and the Wobblies, In Ernst Schürer and Philip Jenkins, eds., B. Traven: Life and Work. (University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 1987), 199-215.


Glamorgan Politics 1789-1868, In Prys Morgan, ed., Glamorgan County History, Vol. 6 (Cardiff: Glamorgan County History Trust, 1988): 1-18.


Political Quiescence and Political Ferment, in Trevor Herbert, ed., The Remaking of Wales in the Eighteenth Century (Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1988): 8-42.


The New York City Police Strike of 1971, in Ronald M. Filippelli, ed., Labor Conflict in the United States: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland, 1990): 359-361. Also published in this encyclopedia was Philip Jenkins, The Baltimore Police Strike of 1974, pp 33-35.


Spy Fiction and Real Terrorism, in Wesley K. Wark, ed., Spy Fiction, Spy Films and Real Intelligence (London: Frank Cass, 1991): 185-203. The papers in this book were also published simultaneously as articles in a special number of the journal Intelligence and National Security.


Occult Survivors: The Making of a Myth, (with Daniel Maier-Katkin) in James Richardson, David Bromley and Joel Best, eds., The Satanism Scare (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1991): 127-144.

*Reprinted: This chapter was reprinted in Darren Oldridge, ed., The Witchcraft Reader (London: Routledge, 2002): 419-432.


Chance or Choice: Victimization in Serial Murder, in Anna Victoria Wilson ed., Homicide: The Victim-Offender Connection (Cincinnati: Anderson, 1993): 461-477


The Anglican Church and the Unity of Britain: the Welsh Experience, in Steven Ellis and Sarah Barber, Conquest and Union: Fashioning a British State 1485-1725 (London: Longmans, 1995): 115-138.


Clergy Sexual Abuse: The Symbolic Politics of a Social Problem, in Joel Best, ed., Images of Issues, revised edition (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1995): 105-130.


Serial Murder in England, Germany and the USA, 1900-1940, in Thomas O’Reilly-Fleming ed., Serial and Mass Murder: Theory, Research and Policy (Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 1996): 93-108


Bricks in the Wall, in Schürer, Keune and Jenkins, eds., The Berlin Wall: Representations and Perspectives (New York: Peter Lang, 1996): 205-213.


The Social Construction of Serial Homicide, in John E. Conklin, ed., New Perspectives in Criminology (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996): 2-14.

Note: this was excerpted from my 1994 book Using Murder.


Seventeenth Century Wales: Definition and Identity, in Brendan Bradshaw and Peter Roberts, eds., British Consciousness & Identity: The Making of Britain, 1533-1707 (Cambridge University Press, 1998): 213-35.


Creating a Culture of Clergy Deviance, in Anson Shupe, ed., Wolves Within the Fold: Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998): 118-132.


Foreword, in Sean A. Anderson and Gregory J. Howard, eds., Interrogating Popular Culture: Deviance, Justice and Social Order (Guilderland, NY: Harrow and Heston, 1998), vii-x.


Fighting Terrorism as if Women Mattered: Anti-Abortion Violence as Unconstructed Terrorism, in Jeff Ferrell and Neil Websdale, eds, Making Trouble: Cultural Constructions of Crime, Deviance and Control (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine De Gruyter, 1999), 319-346

*Reprinted: This chapter was reprinted in Pamala Griset and Sue Mahan, eds., Terrorism in Perspective (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003).


Between Two Revolutions: Wales 1642-1780, in Gareth E. Jones and Dai Smith, eds., The People of Wales (Llandyssul, Wales: Gomer Press, 1999): 83-110.


Welsh Urban Networks 1600-1850, in Peter Clark, ed., The Cambridge Urban History of Britain ii, 1540-1840 (Cambridge University Press, 2000): 133-149.


How Europe Discovered Its Sex Offender Crisis, in Joel Best, ed., How Claims Spread (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine De Gruyter, 2001): 147-167.


A World That Hates Gays in William Corliss, ed., You Are Being Lied To (New York; Disinformation Books, 2001): 176-86 (This book also contains two interviews with me, respectively on the subjects of child abuse and cults).


The Post-Industrial Age 1950-2000, in Randall M. Miller and William A. Pencak, Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth (Penn State Press, 2002): 317-370.


The Next Panic, in Larry K. Gaines and Peter B. Kraska, eds., Drugs, Crime and Justice 2nd edition (Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 2003): 87-98. (Note: this material was taken from a chapter of my book Synthetic Panics).


Church, Nation and Language: The Welsh Church 1660-1800, in Jeremy Gregory and Jeffrey S. Chamberlain, eds, The National Church in Local Perspective (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2003): 265-84.


 The Symbolic Meanings of Pedophile Priests, in Donileen R. Loseke and Joel Best, eds., Social Problems: Constructionist Readings (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine De Gruyter, 2003): 261-66.


False Prophets and Deluded Subjects, in Lorne L. Dawson ed., Cults and New Religious Movements: A Reader, 2nd edition (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003). (This chapter was reprinted from my book Mystics and Messiahs).


Watching the Research Pendulum, in John Bancroft, ed., Sexual Development in Childhood (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003): 3-19.


Satanism and Ritual Abuse, in James R. Lewis, ed., Handbook of New Religious Movements (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003): 221-42.


The Center and the Fringe: America's Religious Futures, in Hans Krabbendam and Derek Rubin, eds., Religion in America: European and American Perspectives (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2004): 51-66.


Weird Tales: The Story of a Delusion, in M. W. Anderson and Brett Alexander Savory, The Last Pentacle of the Sun: Writings In Support of the West Memphis Three (Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2004): 35-41.


The Politics of Persecuted Religious Minorities, in Robert A. Seiple and Dennis R. Hoover, Religion and Security: The New Nexus in International Relations (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004): 25-36.

*Reprinted: in Dennis R. Hoover and Douglas M. Johnston, eds., Religion and Foreign Affairs (Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press, 2012).

*Reprinted: an adapted version of this chapter appeared as Religion, Repression and Rebellion, in Faith and International Affairs, 5(1)(2007): 3-12.

*Reprinted: in James P. MacGuire, ed., International Religious Freedom (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019): 99-110


Religion, Global Trends, and Religious Futurology, in Charles L. Harper, Jr., ed., Spiritual Information: One Hundred Perspectives  (Templeton Foundation Press, 2005), 90-95.


The Greatest Exaggerations Ever Told, in Dan Burstein and Arne DeKeijzer, eds., Secrets of Mary Magdalene (New York: CDS Books, 2006), 102-108.


Reading the Bible in the Global South, in Jonathan J. Bonk et al, eds., Speaking About What We Have Seen And Heard (New Haven, CT: OMSC Publications, 2007), 79-90


Christianity Goes South, in Frans Wijsen and Robert Schreiter, eds., Global Christianity: Contested Claims (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), 15-33.


Lord Acton Was Right: Religion Really is the Key to History, in Jim Manney, ed., The Best Catholic Writing 2007 (Chicago: Loyola Press, 2007), 53-61


Reading the Bible in the Global South, in Jonathan J. Bonk et al, eds., Speaking About What We Have Seen And Heard (New Haven, CT: OMSC Publications, 2007), 79-90


Christianity Goes South, in Frans Wijsen and Robert Schreiter, eds., Global Christianity: Contested Claims (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), 15-33.


 Satanism: Myth and Reality in a Contemporary Moral Panic (with Daniel Maier-Katkin) in James R Lewis and Jesper Aagaard Petersen, eds., The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008), 64-88 (reprinted from a 1992 article that originally appeared in Crime, Law and Social Change)


The Christian Revolution, in Frank J. Lechner and John Boli, eds., The Globalization Reader 3rd ed. (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008): 379-86.


Trends in Global Christianity, in Steven Boguslawski and Ralph Martin, eds., The New Evangelization: Overcoming the Obstacles (New York: Paulist Press, 2008): 142-53


A World That Hates Gays, in Russ Kick, ed., You Are Still Being Lied To, second edition (New York; Disinformation Books, 2009): 227-239.


Foreword, to Harry Sylvester, Dayspring, reprinted edition (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009)


Foreword to Peter Wehner and Arthur C. Brooks, Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism (Washington DC: AEI Press, 2011), ix-xxi.


The Globalization of Christianity, in Wilhelm Krull, ed., Research and Responsibility - Reflections on Our Common Future (Leipzig: CEP Europäische Verlagsanstalt, 2011), 287-304.


Regions Luther Never Knew, in David Lyle Jeffrey, ed., The King James Bible and the World it Made (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2011): 119-34


Foreword, to Conrad L. Kanagy et al, Winds of the Spirit (Harrisonburg, VA: Herald, 2012), 9-11.


Religious Authority and the Challenges of Modernity, in David Marshall, ed., Tradition and Modernity: Christian and Muslim Perspectives (Georgetown University Press, 2013), 31-44.


Changes and Trends in Global Christianity, in Gordon L. Heath and Steven M. Studebaker, eds., The Globalization of Christianity: Implications for Christian Ministry and Theology (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2014): 29-44.

Out of the Past: Assessing Historical Reports of Sexual Abuse, in Dwight P. Baker and Robert J. Priest, The Missionary Family (Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2014), 143-62.


The World’s Fastest Growing Religion: Comparing Christian and Muslim Expansion in the Modern Era, in Stanley D. Brunn, ed., The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics (Dordrecht: Springer, 2015), 1767-79.


Angels and Horsemen: The Great War as an Apocalyptic Struggle, in Philip Jenkins ed., Remembering Armageddon (Waco TX: ISR Books, 2015), 71-92.


Letting Go: Understanding Mormon Growth in Africa, in Matthew J. Grow and Reid L. Neilson, eds., From the Outside Looking In: Essays on Mormon History, Theology, and Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), 330-52.


Evangelicals – Pentecostals – Charismatics: New Religious Movements as Challenges for the Catholic Church, in Johannes Müller and Karl Gabriel, eds., Evangelicals, Pentecostal Churches, Charismatics (Quezon City, Philippines: Claretian, 2015), 285-314


What hath Wittenberg to do with Lagos? Sixteenth-Century Protestantism and Global South Christianity Today, in Thomas Albert Howard and Mark A. Noll, eds., Protestantism after 500 Years (New York: Oxford University Press 2016), 208-27


 The Legacy of Christendom, in Lamin Sanneh and Michael McClymond, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016), pp. 131-41


The Storm of Images, in Beth Felker Jones and Jeffrey W Barbeau, eds., The Image of God in an Image Driven Age (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2016), 242-59


The Western Frontier: Euro-Islam and the Remaking of Global Faith, in Evelyne A. Reisacher, ed., Dynamics of Muslim Worlds (Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 2017): 37-56


Introduction, to Mark A. Lamport, ed., Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018), vol I, xli-xlii


Evangelicals and Globalization, in Andrew Atherstone and David Ceri Jones, eds., The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism (New York: Routledge, 2019): 267-280


The Politics of Persecuted Religious Minorities, in James P. MacGuire, ed., International Religious Freedom (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019): 99-110 (reprinted)