Recent Academic Publications
(2021). Are alcohol and drugs ever acceptable to Buddhists? pp337-340, and What is Pure Land Buddhism? In Harris, E. (ed). Buddhism in Five Minutes. Sheffield, Equinox. pp207-11
Edited Special Issue & Article
Edited Special Issue and Articles
(2020). (ed) with Metcalf-White, L. Religion, Spirituality and Addiction Recovery Implicit Religion. 22.2.
Kleśas and Pretas: Therapy and Liberation in Buddhist Recovery from Addiction. Implicit Religion: Religion, Spirituality and Addiction Recovery, 22(2), 215–242.
with Metcalf-White, L. Religion, Spirituality and Addiction Recovery: Introduction. Implicit Religion: Religion, Spirituality and Addiction Recovery, 22(2), 95–100.
(2020). ‘Spiritus contra spiritum’: Spirituality, belief and discipline in Alcoholics Anonymous. in Schmidt, B and Leonardi, J. Spirituality and Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Religious Experience and Health. Sheffield, Equinox. pp113-134
(2018). Twelve Step Mutual Aid: Spirituality, Vulnerability and Recovery. in Beckford, J., Harvey, S. & Steidinger, S. (Eds.). New Religious Movements and Counselling: Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives. Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements New York; London: Routledge. pp.221-235
(2018). with Cook, C.C.H., Addiction and Forgiveness. in Hance, S.(ed) Forgiveness – Personal, Professional, Political. London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley. pp 221-235
(2017). ‘A daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition.’ A commentary on Kelly, J. F. (2016). Is Alcoholics Anonymous religious, spiritual, neither? Findings from 25 years of mechanisms of behavior change research: How AA works. Addiction. 112. 6 pp 942-943 http://dx.doi/10.1111add.13
Edited Volume & Chapter
(2015). ‘Reflections on the language of salvation in Twelve Step recovery’ in Bacon, H., Dossett, W., & Knowles, S. (2015) Alternative Salvations: Engaging the sacred and secular. London: Bloomsbury. pp21-30