1. ARTICLES in Dictionaries/ Encyclopedias/ Textbooks

1. Christian Spirituality (Harper and Row, 1988).

    1.“The Praktikos and Chapters on Prayer of Evagrius of Pontus”; 2. “The Practical and Theological Chapters of St. Symeon the New Theologian”

2. The New Westminster Dictionary of Spirituality (2005).

    1. “Acedia”; 2.“Perseverance”; 3.“Purity of Heart”; 4.“Spiritual Warfare”; 5.“Tears”; 6.“Virginity”; 7.“Early Christian Spirituality.”

3. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Blackwell, 2010).
“Christian Monasticism”

4. The World's Great Wisdom, (State University of New York Press, 2012).
“Wisdom in the Christian Tradition”

5. Religion: A Clinical Guide for Nurses, (Jones & Bartlett, 2011).
“Roman Catholicism”

6. The Oxford Handbook of Early Biblical Interpretation, (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming)

7. The Oxford Handbook of Mystical Theology, (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming)

t on Evagrius Ponticus)

1. “Are We Contemplatives, What is our Future?”

2. “Accepting the Embrace of God: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina

3. “Lectio Divina (2008)

4. “Cyprian, Vatican II, and Lectio Divina (2008)

5. “Early Monastic Exegesis: The Basis of Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Exercise,” Studia Anselmiana, Analecta Monastica 2007.

6. “St. Joseph and Natural Contemplation”,
The Oblates of St. Joseph, 2009

7. “Uterine Isolation” (AMA Journal of Bioethics/Virtual Mentor . Vol.9, No. 5, May, 2007, pp. 336-339.

8. “The Benedictine Foundations in Xishan and Chengdu, 1929-1952,”Mission and Monasticism, Studia Anselmiana 158, Analecta Monastica 13, Sant’ Anselmo, Rome; EOS Verlag, Germany, 2013), pp. 185-195.

9. “Beholding Christ in the Other and in the Self: Deification in St. Benedict and Gregory the Great” The Doctrine of Deification in the West, J. Ortiz, ed., (CUA Press, 2018)


1. “The Significance of Psalmody in the Mystical Theology of Evagrius of Pontus,” Studia Patristica, vol 30, 1997, pp. 176-182.

2. “The logoi of Providence and Judgment in the Exegetical Writings of Evagrius Ponticus”, Studia Patristica, vol 37, 2001, pp. 462-471.

3. “The Condemnation of Evagrius Reconsidered,” Paper: Oxford Patristics Conference, August 22, 2003

4. “Healing Judgment, ‘Medical Hermeneutics’ in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus, Studia Anselmiana 140, Analecta monastica 8,  2004, pp. 75-104.

5. “Exegesis and Spiritual Guidance in Evagrius Ponticus” Studia Patristica, vol 46, 2010, pp.209-221.

6. “Evagrius Ponticus: Exegete of the Soul” Dumbarton Oaks, April, 2011.

7. An Exegetical Way of Seeing: Contemplation and Spiritual Guidance in Evagrius Ponticus, Studia Patristica 57, 2013, pp. 31-50.

(Theol. Monographs, Oxf.Univ.Pr. 2005).

1.3 Ascetical and Mystical Theology
1.3.1 Evagrian Psychology, Anthropology, and Cosmology
1.3.2. Asceticism and Contemplation






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