Journal Articles & Book Chapters

“Beyond Genre: The Expectations of Apocalypse,” in The Reality of Apocalypse. Society of Biblical Literature (2006).

“The Lamb Who Looks Like a Dragon? Characterizing Jesus in John’s Apocalypse,” in The Reality of Apocalypse. Society of Biblical Literature (2006).

“Women in Myth and History: Deconstructing John’s Characterizations.” In Feminist Companion to Apocalyptic Literature edited by Amy-Jill Levine, London: T & T Clark, forthcoming.

“Apocalypse of John,” in The Blackwell Companion to the New Testament edited by David E. Aune. Blackwell, forthcoming.

“Following Wisdom’s Ways in a Land without Wisdom: Reflections on Teaching after Reading Wisdom Ways,” Teaching Theology and Religion 6/4 (Oct. 2003), 214-17.

“The Story John Told: Reading Revelation for Its Plot.” In Reading the Book of Revelation: A Resource for Students, Scholars Press, 2003:11-23.

“Doing Violence: Moral Issues in Reading John’s Apocalypse.” In Reading the Book of Revelation: A Resource for Students, Scholars Press, 2003: 97-108.

“Waiting for The End That Never Comes: The Narrative Logic of John’s Story,” in Studies in the Book of Revelation, Steve Moyise, ed. (T & T Clark, 2001:101-112).

“John’s Apocalypse in Light of Modern Narrative Theory,” in 1900th Anniversary of John’s Apocalypse: Proceedings of the International and Interdisciplinary Symposium (Athens – Patmos, 17-26 September, 1995). Athens: Monastery of St John, 1999:259-71.

“Towards an Ethical Reading of The Apocalypse: Reflections on John's Use of Power, Violence, and Misogyny,” Society of Biblical Literature 1997 Seminar Papers, Scholars Press, 1997: 358-73

"Blessed Are Those Who Hear: John's Apocalypse as Present Experience," In Biblical and Humane: A Festschrift for John Priest, Scholars Press, 1996:87-103.

"Using Plot to Discern Structure in John's Apocalypse,"Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes and Mid-West Biblical Societies 15, 1995, 23-33.

"John's Apocalypse as Good News" in The Catechist, April/May, 1993:50-54.

"Teaching Religious Literature as Literature: Strategies for Public Education," Religion and Public Education 17/1, 1990:99-110.

"The Reader of/in the Apocalypse: Exploring a Method," Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes and Mid-West Biblical Societies 10, 1990:79-91.

Articles on "Apocalypticism," "Martyr," "Mary Magdalene," and "Disciple," in Harper's Dictionary of Religion (Harper & Row, Forthcoming).

"How Were the Hearers Blessed: Literary Reflections on the Social Impact of John's Apocalypse," Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes and Midwestern Biblical Societies, 1988, 8:49-59.

"The Fifth Gospel: The Book of Revelation as Good News," Adult Biblical Independent Learning Tucson: ABIL Foundation, 1988.

"The Apocalypse of John as an Oral Enactment," Interpretation, 40/3 (July 1986) 243-56.

"Metaphors and Methodologies: The Holographic Model as a Guide for Research," Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes and Midwest Biblical Societies 6 (1986) 1-17.

"Elephants and Holograms: From Metaphor to Methodology in the Study of John's Apocalypse," Society of Biblical Literature 1986 Seminar Papers, Scholars Press, 1986: 400-411.

"The Apocalypse as a Symbolic Transformation of the World: A Literary Study," Interpretation, January 38/1 (1984) 39-50.

"The Conventions of Classical Biography and The Genre of Luke-Acts," in Luke-Acts: New Perspectives from the SBL Seminar, edited by Charles Talbert, Crossroads Press, 1983:63-88, (co-author with Judith Wentling).

"The Bible in Public Education Today," in The Bible in American Education, Scholars Press and Fortress Press, 1982:165-97, (co-author with Peter Bracher).

"On Being Thankful for Schempp," Religion: Journal for the Kansas School of Religion 20/4 (1983). Reprinted in Report from the Capital (Oct. 1983) as "The Most Misrepresented Supreme Court Decision")

"Religion in the Schools: The Continuing Controversy," Church and State 34/3 (March, 1981) 8-16 (co-author with William Collie).

"The Drama of Matthew's Gospel: A Reconsideration of its Structure and Purpose," Theology Digest 24/4 (January, 1977), 349-359 (translated into Japanese in 1983).

"Towards a Public Education Course on Christianity," Teaching About Religion in the Public Schools, Nicholas Piediscalzi and William Collie (eds.) Niles, IL: Argus Communications, 1977 (co-author with Catherine Albanese).

"Can Moral Education be Taught?" Eternity, September, 1974.

"Religion in Schools: Four Questions Evangelicals Ask," Christianity Today, January 21, 1972.

"Religion in the Curriculum," Educational Leadership, November, 1971.

"What is the School Doing with Religion?" Spectrum: International Journal of Religious Education, November/December, 1971.

"The Bible as Enrichment," Christian Educator's Journal, November, 1969.

"Christmas in the Classroom," Scholastic Teacher, December, 1968.

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