Dance & Theology

My awarded book is out!

You can find it here Brepols

Through the Bone and Marrow Re-examining Theological Encounters with Dance in Medieval Europe. (2021)

 

So far, I have published the following academic papers on Dance and Theology:

 

Dance in the Early Church: Sources and restrictions’ in Approaching Religion Vol. 6, No. 2 2016, p. 55-66.

 

At the Origins of a Western Sacred Dance Tradition - A History in Need of Re-writing.’ in The Origins of Religion. Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies. Eds. Hanne Applqvist and Dan-Johan Eklund Luther-Agricola-Seura Schriften der Luther-Agricola-Gesellschaft 71, Tampere, 2017

`Dance as a contemplative practice - The space of distinction and union.´ Approaching Religion, 11(1), 2021, 117-34.

`Dance in the Early Church - Re-visiting the Sources´ in Studia Patristica - Papers presented at the XVIII International Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford 2019 (2021)

`Dance as an agency of change in an age of totalitarianism´ Approaching Religion, 12(1), 2022, 55-76.

`The Liminal Space of Medieval Dance Practices: The Case of St. Eluned's Feast Day ´ in Arts 11, 79, 2022. p. 1-32. 10.3390/arts11040079

Forthcoming:

`A Dance Manifest´ in Shaping the Assembly: How our buildings form us in worship. (eds.) Thomas O’Loughlin

More info on my research can be found in the Åbo Akademi research portal.