You Will Be Changed Into Me: The Fruits of the Eucharist [under contract with New City Press]

The Pelagian Controversy: An Introduction to the Enemies of Grace and the Conspiracy of Lost Souls. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2019.


“Biographies of the Main Players of the Pelagian Controversy.” In The Oxford Handbook of the Pelagian Controversy. Oxford: Oxford University Press [in progress]


“Augustine’s Citations of Ambrose in His Argument for Original Sin against the Pelagians.”  [in progress]

“The Reception of Pelagianism in Modern Scholarship.” Annales Theologici 35.1 [2021]: 135-52.

“The Priscillian Roots of Pelaginaism.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 16.5 [2020]: 105-116.

“Jerome on Sinlessness.” The Heythrop Journal 57.4 [July 2016]: 697-709.

“Augustine’s Changing Thought on Sinlessness.” Augustinianum 54.2 [December 2014]: 447-466.

“Cassian on Sinlessness.” Cistercian Studies Quarterly 48.4 [November 2013]: 411-432.

Contra Academicos as Autobiography: A Critique of the Historiography on Augustine’s First Extant Dialogue.”  Scottish Journal of Theology 63.3 [June, 2011]: 251-64.

“Jerome’s Animosity against Augustine.” Augustiniana 58. 3 [2008]:181-99.


Niki Kasumi Clements. Sites of the Ascetic Self: John Cassian and Christian Ethical Formation. South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2020 for Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities [forthcoming].

Ali Bonner.  The Myth of Pelagianism. Oxford: OUP, 2018 for Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 88.2 [2019]: 476-78.

Peter Van Nuffelen, Orosius and the Rhetoric of History. Oxford: OUP, 2012 for The Heythrop Journal 57.1 [2016]: 247-8.

Dominic Keech, The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo. Oxford: OUP, 2012 for The Bryn Mawr Classical Review [August 2013].


“‘The Canon of Issues:’ When Catholics Disagree with the Church.”  Homiletic and Pastoral Review, February 12th, 2021.

“Dying Alone During the Pandemic: The Example of St. Augustine.” New Oxford Review, September 2020.

“What the Sacking of Rome has to Teach Us about the Fire at Notre Dame.” America Magazine, April 22nd, 2019.

“When Will the Catholic Church Come into the 21st Century?” Crisis Magazine, September 12th, 2014.


“Theology 101: Newman’s Concept of Doctrinal Development” at, September 15th, 2016. 

“St. Jerome: The Patron of Irascible, Morbidly Sensitive, Old Curmudgeons” at, September 30th, 2015.

I was a guest host on the Daily Theology Blog Podcast.  I interviewed Dr. Andy Staron of Wheeling Jesuit University.


“Reassesing Pelagianism: Augustine, Cassian, and Jerome on the Possibility of a Sinless Life.” PhD diss., The Catholic University of America, 2013.

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