Recent & Forthcoming Publications

Forthcoming

2022 Fabricating Authenticity (Edited Volume). (Co-editing with A. Alexander). Sheffield: Equinox Publishing. (Forthcoming)

2021 Discourses of Veganism, Dinosaurs, & Religion: Legitimizing the Story of Us. Bulletin for the Study of Religion. (Forthcoming Essay)

Published

2020   Glocalization in Buddhist Food Ventures on a Small Canadian Island. In J. Harding, V. Hori, A. Soucy, and J. Main (Eds.), Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West. Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press. (Forthcoming)

2019   “Religion” is the Opium of the Scholar (Response Chapter). In, Leslie Dorrough Smith (Ed.), The Architecture of the Academy: Processes, Institutions, and Power in the Academic Study of ReligionSheffield: Equinox Publishing.

2019   Selling Diversity, Unity & Social Justice (2 Part Series). (March 15 & 16). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog). https://edge.ua.edu/ellsworth/selling-diversity-unity-social-justice-part-i/

2018  Review: Jiemin Bao. (2015). Creating a Buddhist Community: A Thai Temple in Silicon Valley (Temple University Press), Studies in Religion Volume 47 (4). 621-622.

2018  Marketing the Authentic Taco (May 1, 2018). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog).

2018  A Report on “The Dharma and the Dime” From Washington DC. Co-authored with Elizabeth Williams Oerberg. Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, (13), 161-167.

2017   Review of the book Varieties of Religious Invention. Founders and Their Functions in History, edited by Patrick Gray. Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses, 46(3), 465-476.

2017  Articulating Dinosaurs & Religions (The Story of Us). (October 13, 2017). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog).

2017   I’m a Soon-to-be Dad (Response Chapter). In, Russell T. McCutcheon (Ed.), Fabricating Identities. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing. (Forthcoming)

2017   Are there any religions that do not have official leaders. In, Aaron W. Hughes & Russell T. McCutcheon (Eds.), Religion in 5 Minutes. Sheffield: Equinox.

2017   Is being a vegetarian a religious thing for some people?  In, Aaron W. Hughes & Russell T. McCutcheon (Eds.), Religion in 5 Minutes. Sheffield: Equinox.

2017   Are Eastern religions as connected to violence as Western religions seem to be In, Aaron W. Hughes & Russell T. McCutcheon (Eds.), Religion in 5 Minutes. Sheffield: Equinox.

2017   Am I a Buddhist because I am Vegetarian? : Teaching at the Intersections of Religion & Food. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 46 (2).

2017   Got Legit Milk. (March 2, 2017). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog).

2017   Manufacturing Fast Food Founders. (February 28, 2017). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog).

2017   Is Tom Brady Vegan, Vegetarian, or Just Another Ominvore?. (February 20, 2017). Culture on the Edge (A Peer Reviewed Blog).

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