Publications

Books

Presumed Guilty: Why We Shouldn't Ask Muslims to Condemn Terrorism (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2018)

The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West
(Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015)

Responding to Secularization: The Deaconess Movement in Nineteenth-Century Sweden (Boston: Brill, 2011)

Edited Volumes

Islam, Immigration, and Identity (Basel: MDPI, 2014)

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

"Teaching Islamophobia in the Age of ISIS," in Teaching Islamic Studies in the Age of ISIS, the Internet, and Islamophobia, ed. Courtney Dorroll (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2019)

"Countering Islamophobia in Europe: The Obstacles and Opportunities Facing Religious Communities," in Global Lutheranism: Vitality and Challenges, eds. Peter Vethanayagamony and F. Volker Greifenhagen (Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press, 2018), 122-28

"Seeking the Muslim Martin Luther: Against Calls for an 'Islamic Reformation,'" Occasional Paper Series 7 (April 2018), Center for Middle East Studies, University of Denver

“Who Speaks for Europe’s Muslims? The Radical Right Obstacle to Dialogue,” CrossCurrents 62 (2012): 337-49

“The Resistance to Minarets in Europe,” Journal of Church and State 52 (2010): 619-43

“Religious Decline or Religious Change? Making Sense of Secularization in Europe,” Religion Compass 4 (2010): 300-311

“Retelling Modern European Religious History: Postwar Immigration and the Alternative Narrative of Presence,” Journal of Religion in Europe 2(2009): 215-30

“The Partnering of Church and School in Nineteenth-Century Sweden,” Journal of Church and State 50 (2008): 331-49

“Swedish Pietism (1700–1727) as Resistance and Popular Religion,” Lutheran Quarterly 21 (2007): 59–77

“State Church or People’s Church? The Church of Sweden and its Struggle for Renewal,” Religious Studies and Theology 19 (2000): 40–56

Book Reviews

Review of Damian Breen, Muslim Schools, Communities & Critical Race Theory, in Reading Religion, October 9, 2018

Review of Akbar Ahmed, Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity, in Reading Religion, February 26, 2018 

Review of Douglas Little, Us versus Them: The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat, in American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 35 (2018): 119–23

Review of Christopher Bail, Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream, in Political Science Quarterly 131 (2016): 179-81.

Review of Linell E. Cady and Tracy Fessenden, eds., Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference, in Church History 83 (2014): 1102-04

Review of Callum G. Brown, Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, Ireland, UK and USA Since the 1960s, in Church History 83 (2014): 258–60

Review of Philip Jenkins, God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe’s Religious Crisis, in Fides et Historia 40 (2008): 140-42

Review of Martin Schwarz Lausten, A Church History of Denmark, in Lutheran Quarterly 18 (2004): 356–58

Review of Orri Vesteinsson, The Christianization of Iceland: Priests, Power, and Social Change 1000–1300, in Lutheran Quarterly 18 (2004): 106–8

Other Resources

"Foreword," "Islamophobia and the Presumption of Muslim Guilt in Terrorism," in More Than Words: Approaching a Definition of Islamophobia, ed. Isobel Ingham-Barrow, Report to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Muslims, MEND (UK), 2018

My Neighbor Is Muslim: A Small Group Study Exploring the Muslim Faith, principle author of seven-week study published by Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota, 2015