Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations
Corinth B: Religion, Art and Architecture, monograph in the series Archaeological Resources for New Testament Studies, published on CD-ROM as part of Helmut Koester, ed., Cities of Paul ( Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005).
"There's Something More About Mary: The Post-Biblical Career of the Woman of Magdala," in The Bible Today, 43.5 (September, 2005) 293-299.
Review of Webster T. Patterson, Sacred Sites: Christian Perspectives on the Holy Land in Spiritual Life.
"There Certainly IS Something About Mary, But It's Not What You Might Think," Connections [Newsletter of the National Association of Women in Catholic Higher Education], 13.2 (Spring, 2005) 8-10.
"The Stones Don't Speak and the Texts Tell Lies: Corinth as a 'Sex Capital of the Ancient World,'" in Urban Religion in Roman Corinth, ed. Dan Schowalter and Steve Friesen (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005) 205-220.
"To Teach Without a Net: Toward a Pedagogy of Imagination and Collaboration," in Wisdom's Children: The Impact of Feminism on the Study of the New Testament and Early Christianity, ed. Shelley Matthews, et al. (Valley Forge: T and T Clark International, 2003) 58-73.
Texts, Rocks, and Talk: Reclaiming Biblical Christianity to Counterimagine the World. Collegeville: Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, 2002.
"Research Methods and Collaboration," paper presented as part of a panel discussion on "Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies," sponsored by the Academic Teaching and the Study of Religion Section of the American Academyof Religion, November 2007
"Using Mel to Teach Mary," at the 13th annual meeting of the Association for Core Texts and Courses, Williamsburg, VA, 1 April 2007
"Refilling the Cup of Demons: Paul and People's Religious Culture in Roman Corinth," invited paper presented at the Corinth in Context Conference at the University of Texas, Austin, 10 January 2007
Facilitated an afternoon discussion of my work to date on the social situation of freedpersons in first-century Roman Corinth for the Corinthian Working Group of the People's History of Early Christianity group at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, PA, 18 November, 2005
Three papers delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), San Antonio, TX, 20-23 November 2004:
- "Report on the New England Region," Conference of Regional Coordinators, SBL
- Response to two papers on "Negotiating Identity and Boundaries," for the Paul and Politics Group of the SBL
- Response to three papers on "Archaeology of Sickness and Health in the Ancient Mediterranean World," for the Archaeology of Religion in the Greco-Roman World Section of the SBL