2013 “A Money Changer in George Herbert’s Temple” (to be published this year in an anthology by the George Herbert Society)
2010 “Community: The Heart of Honors Study.” Journal of Education and Christian Belief 14.2 (2010).
2006 “What does St. Paul’s Have to Do with the Tabard Inn?: F. D. Maurice and the Imagination” (a paper presented at the Ewbank C.S. Lewis Colloquium, Taylor University, May and published in the transactions)
2004 Review of Ronald Black’s An Tuil (a collection of 20th-c. Gaelic poetry). Studies in Scottish Literature.
1992 Review of Roderick Mackinnon’s Gaelic: A Past and Future Prospect. Studies in Scottish Literature.
1990 A critical edition of Johannes de Irlandia’s Meroure of Wyssdome. Scottish Text Society.
1987 “John Ireland's Meroure of Wyssdome and Chaucer's Tale of Melibee.” Studies in Scottish Literature, 21: 23-34.
1982 “The Thre Prestis of Peblis and The Meroure of Wyssdome: A Possible Relationship.” Studies in Scottish Literature, 17: 153-64.
1980 “The Perversion of Law in Robert Henryson’s Fable of the Fox, the Wolf, and the Husbandman.” Medium Aevum, 49: 244-53.
1977 “Venus and the Goddess Fortuna in the Testament of Cresseid.” Scottish Literary Journal, 4: 14-24.
2010 Presentation on Among His Personal Effects, an historical novel (Robert Henryson Society, Dunfermline, Scotland)
“Shakespeare and the Art of Strip Tease” (King College, Lecture for the School of Arts and Sciences)
2009 “In His Right Mind” (King College, Faculty Lecture)
2005 “Craftsman or Technician?” (Kayseean article, November; draws on research from F. D. Maurice)
2005 “’Just weights’ and the ‘Battle of Waterloo’: F. D. Maurice’s Notions of Radical Incarnation” (Convocation, King for a Day, September; draws on research from F. D. Maurice)
2005 “Clichés in our Blood” (Baccalaureate dinner, May)
2004 A reading from “Through a Looking Glass, Darkly,” a novel in progress (King College, Faculty Lecture)
2004 “Extending the Right Hand of Fellowship: Wendell Berry’s Remembering” (Faculty Symposium, King College)
2003 “Art for Art’s Sake: Poetry, Piping, and Tensions in the Aesthetic Experience” (Faculty Symposium, King College)
2002 “Erasure, Memory, and Interpretation: Vision and Division in Blind Hary’s Wallace” (International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Rolduc, the Netherlands)
2001 “From Hollywood to Holyrood: The Feminine Real in Blind Hary’s Wallace” (University of Virginia—Wise Medieval and Renaissance Conference)
2001 “Ambiguity” (King College Faculty Lecture, with Dr. James Bowley, Professor of Old Testament)
2000 “Humor” (King College Faculty Lecture, with Dr. James Bowley, Professor of Old Testament)
1998 “A Common Man Looks at Music” (King College Faculty Lecture)
1998 “The Essential Bible: A Medieval Theologian’s View” (International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo)
1991 “Obligations and an Un-promising Prince in Henry IV, Part 1”; co-authored with John McDonald (South Carolina Philological Association)
1990 “Mirror, Filter, or Magnifying Glass: Conciliarism in John Ireland’s Meroure of Wyssdome” (International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, University of South Carolina—published in Studies in Scottish Literature,
1989 “Mixing Politics and Religion: John Ireland’s Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard” (International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo)
1989 “Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on John Ireland’s Meroure of Wyssdome” (doctoral colloquium, Harvard University)
1987 “John Ireland's Literary Sensibility” (International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Aberdeen University—published in Bryght Lanternis, ed. J.D. McClure and M.R.G. Spiller, 324-36).
1987 “The Transformation of a Fool, or the Grammar of Deception: A Look at the Character of Prince Hal in Henry IV, Part 1” (Tennessee Philological Association)
1985 “George MacDonald's Vision of Grace” (King College, Faculty Lecture)
1984 “Passive Christian Action in Charles Williams’ War in Heaven” (Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature)