Publications

Books:

God’s Purpose for the Universe and the Problem of Evil. Under contract with Lexington Books.

Thomism and the Problem of Animal Suffering. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2020. [Amazon.com] [BarnesandNoble.com] [Christianbook.com] [WipfandStock.com]

Answering the Music Man: Dan Barker’s Arguments against Christianity. Edited by B. Kyle Keltz and Tricia Scribner. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2020. [Amazon.com] [BarnesandNoble.com] [Christianbook.com] [WipfandStock.com]

Book Chapters:

“Are Insects Capable of Suffering?” In God and the World of Insects. Edited by Josh Shoemaker and Gary Braness, 195–227. Silverton: Lampion Press, 2017. [Amazon.com] [BarnesandNoble.com] [Christianbook.com] [Lampionpress.com]

Journal Articles:

“Is Animal Suffering Evil? A Thomistic Perspective.” The Journal of Value Inquiry 54 (March 2020): 1–19. [Accepted version] [View-only link to published version]

“A Thomistic Answer to the Evil-God Challenge.” The Heythrop Journal 60, no. 5 (September 2019): 689–698. [Submitted version] [View-only link to published version]

“God’s Purpose for the Universe and the Problem of Animal Suffering.” Sophia 58, no. 3 (September 2019): 475–492. [Accepted version] [View-only link to published version]

“Neo-Thomism and the Problem of Animal Suffering.” Nova et Vetera 17, no. 1 (2019): 93–125. [Published version]

“Aquinas and the Problem of No Best World.” New Blackfriars 99, no. 1082 (July 2018): 503-519. [Submitted version] [View-only link to published version]

“Could a Good God Allow Death Before the Fall? A Thomistic Perspective.” The Heythrop Journal (2017). doi: 10.1111/heyj.12658. [Submitted version] [View-only link to published version]

“Thomistic Moral Arguments.” Christian Apologetics Journal 14, no. 2 (2016): 55–73. [Published version]

“The Animal Soul and the Problem of Animal Suffering.” Christian Apologetics Journal 13, no. 2 (2015): 5–32. [Published version]

Book Reviews:

James P. Sterba, Is a Good God Logically Possible? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) in The Heythrop Journal (forthcoming).