International Conference and Seminar Papers
Apr 05 2013. “Atheism as a Contemplative Practice and Philosophy as a Spiritual Discipline”. Subverting the Norm II: Can Postmodern Theology Live in the Churches? Drury University, Springfield, Missouri (invited speaker).
Apr 05 2013. “A New Kind of Christian is A New Kind of Atheist: Psychoanalysis, A/Theism and the Philosophy and Politics of Identity Suspension”. Subverting the Norm II: Can Postmodern Theology Live in the Churches? Drury University, Springfield, Missouri (invited speaker).
April 09 2011. “‘Eating Well’ in Church: In-carnating an A/Theological Materialism.” The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion (Postmodernism, Culture and Religion 4), Syracuse University, New York, USA (invited speaker).
October 15 2010. “An Emerging A/Theistic Fighting Collective? A Caputian Introduction to Zizek’s Pneumatology.” Subverting the Norm I: The Emerging Church, Postmodernism, and the Future of Christianity, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, USA (invited speaker).
November 07 2009. “On the Question of (Rightly?) Passing for A/Theologian.” Being a Young Theologian in the World Today, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Ireland.
April 11 2008. “A New Kind of Christian is a New Kind of Atheist: Truth and A/Theistic Orthodoxy in the Emerging Church Milieu.” Postmodernism, Truth and Religious Pluralism (Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology), Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, USA.
National Conference and Seminar Papers
May 09 2013. “Capturing the Impact of Philosophy on Religion”. The Humanities and Lived Religion: Philosophy, Religious Studies and the Impact Agenda, University of Liverpool (invited speaker).
June 01 2011. “Retrospective Speculative Philosophy: Looking for Traces of Zizek’s Communist Collective in Emerging Christian Praxis.” Speculative Philosophies and Religious Practices, University of Chester (invited speaker).
September 25 2010. “How to Eat Well in Church: Saying ‘Yes’ to the Other and Becoming Nothing in Derrida, Paul, and Emerging Christian Discourse.” Attending the Other: Critical Theory and Spiritual Practice (International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture), St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.
April 06 2010. “Emerging Cultural Imaginaries and Radical Sociality: Narrating Difference and Per(ver)forming Christian Community.” The Changing Face of Christianity in the 21st Century (British Sociological Association, Sociology of Religion Study Group), University of Edinburgh.
June 26 2009. “Making good on the ‘Good’ of Life: Emerging Logics and Poetics of the Kingdom.” Towards a Philosophy of Life: Reflections on the Concept of Life in Continental Philosophy of Religion (Association for Continental Philosophy of Religion), Liverpool Hope University.
February 04 2008. “Truth, Weak Theology, and the Emerging Church Milieu.” Department of Religious Studies Seminar Series, Lancaster University (invited speaker).
June 25 2007. “Blogs as Authoritative Texts for Emerging Churches.” Postgraduate Seminar Series, Lancaster University.
April 04 2007. “Researching Theo(b)logy: Emerging Christian Communities and the Online Construction of Identity, Theology and Society.” Religion, Media and Culture: Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age (British Sociological Association, Sociology of Religion Study Group), St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.
May 15 2006. “The Postmodernism of the Emerging Church Movement.” Postgraduate Seminar Series, Lancaster University.