Unborn Bodies: Resurrection and Reproductive Agency (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2023) [View Book]

Co-editor (with Rebecca Todd Peters), T & T Clark Reader in Abortion and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives (London: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2023) [View Book]

Abortion and the Christian Tradition: A Pro-choice Theological Ethic  (Westminster John Knox Press, 2019) [View Book]

Editor: The Embrace of Eros: Bodies, Desires, and Sexuality in Christianity (Fortress Press, 2010) [View Book]

Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference (Oxford University Press, 2007) [View Book]

Select Essays

“The Traumatization of Reproductive Loss in Christian Pro-life Discourse and Rituals,” in Bearing Witness: Intersectional Perspectives on Trauma Theology, ed. Karen O’Donnell and Katie Cross (SCM, 2022)

“Disabled Bodies on Earth and in Heaven: Eschatology and the Ethics of Selective Abortion,” Journal of Religious Ethics 49, no. 2 (July 2021)—special issue on reproductive ethics, for which I was the editor and wrote the introduction: “Women’s Reproductive Authority in Religious Ethics.”

“The Resurrection and Unborn Beings: The Seeds of a Materialist Emergence Proposal,” Theology Today 78, no. 2 (2021): 170-181.

“Prolife Christian Romance Novels: A Sign That the Abortion-as-Murder Center is Not Holding?” special issue of Christianity & Literature on Literature of/about the Christian Right 69, no. 1 (2020): 36-52

“Unwanted Pregnancy, Abortion, and Maternal Authority: A Prochoice Theological Argument,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 34, no. 2 (Fall 2018): 41-57

“Sexual Pleasure,” in The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality and Gender, ed. Adrian Thatcher (Oxford University Press, online 2014; print 2015): 505-522

“Feminist Scholarship and Its Relevance for Political Engagement: The Test Case of Abortion in the U.S.,”Religion and Gender 1, no. 1 (2011): 18-43

“Introduction” (pp. 1-12) and “Sex in Heaven? Eschatological Eros and the Resurrection of the Body” (pp. 261-275), in The Embrace of Eros: Bodies, Desires, and Sexuality in Christianity, ed., Margaret D. Kamitsuka (Fortress Press, 2010) [View Book]

“Sin and Power: Poststructuralist and Postcolonial Theories” (pp. 153-57) and dialog boxes: “Critiques of Poststructuralism” (p. 159) and “Sin as Social or Structural” (p. 134) in Constructive Theology: A Contemporary Approach to Classical Themes, ed. Serene Jones and Paul Lakeland (Fortress Press, 2005)

“Toward a Feminist Postmodern and Postcolonial Interpretation of Sin,” Journal of Religion 84, no. 2 (April 2004): 179-211

“Reading the Raced and Sexed Body in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple: Repatterning White Feminist and Womanist Hermeneutics,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion19, no. 2 (Fall 2003): 45-66