2020

AI Apocalypticism and the Religious Impulse In, and From, the Terminator Franchise (forthcoming book chapter in Bloomsbury volume on Religion and Film)

The AI Creation Meme: A Case Study of the New Visibility of Religion in Artificial Intelligence Discourse in a special issue of Religions on the New Visibility of Religion.

“Blessed by the Algorithm”: Theistic Conceptions of Artificial Intelligence in Online Discourse in the Journal of AI and Society

Origin and the End: Artificial Intelligence, Atheism, and Imaginaries of the Future of Religion (forthcoming book chapter in OUP volume on Science and Religion)

“Artificial Intelligence and the Parent/Child Narrative”, a book chapter for AI Narratives: A History of Imagining Thinking About Intelligent Machines (March 2020)

2019

“Conceiving AI: Creation and the Parent/Child Narrative in Blade Runner 2049”, book chapter in Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy, eds Robin Bunce and Trip McCossin, Open Court Publishing Company.

“Existential Hope and Existential Despair in AI Apocalypticism and Transhumanism”, in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science.

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2018

A special issue on AI and Religion for The Journal of Implicit Religion, edited by Beth Singler and including her articles: “An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Religion for the Religious Studies Scholar” and “Roko’s Basilisk or Pascal’s? Thinking of Singularity Thought Experiments as Implicit Religion”.

Perceptions and Portrayels of AI and Why They Matter (Royal Society Report, co-written with Cave, S., Craig, C., Dihal, K., Dillon, S., Montgomery, J., & Taylor, L.)

2017

The Indigo Children: New Age Experimentation with Self and Science, monograph with Routledge. Review in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, March 2020

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2016

“No Leader, No Followers: The Internet and the End of Charisma?” in Inform’s 25th Anniversary Conference Volume, edited by Eugene Gallagher, with Routledge.

“The New Age Movement and the Definition of the Child”, in The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood, edited by Anna Strhan, Stephen G. Parker, Susan Ridgely, with Bloomsbury.

2015                

“Big, Bad Pharma: New Age Biomedical Conspiracy Narratives and their Expression in the Concept of the Indigo Child”, Nova Religio, November 2015.

“‘My Brother, the Insect’: Researching the Indigo Children and Their New Age Cosmologies and Spiritual Guides” in DISKUS, Journal of the BASR, September 2015.

“Internet-based New Religious Movements and Dispute Resolution” in Sandberg, R. (ed.) Religion and Legal Pluralism, Ashgate

“New Age Movement, Possession and Exorcism in” in Laycock, J. (ed.) Spirit Possession Around the World: Possession, Communion, and Demon Expulsion across Cultures, ABC-CLIO.

2014                    

“’SEE MOM IT IS REAL’: The UK Census, Jediism and Social Media”, in Journal of Religion in Europe, Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2014.