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2014      “Jews, Pagans, and Heretics in Early Medieval Canon Law,” in Jews in Early Christian Law: Byzantium and the Latin West, 6th–11th Centuries, ed. John Tolan et al. (Turnhout: Brepols), 73–91 [link to pdf]

2013      “The Food of the Damned,” in Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others, ed. Mohammad Hasan Khalil (Oxford University Press), 253–72 [link to pdf]

2013      “Food-Related Interaction among Christians, Muslims, and Jews in High and Late Medieval Latin Christendom,” History Compass 11.11: 957–66

2013       “Reconstructing the Social History of Rabbinic Ideas,” Jewish Quarterly Review 103.4: 581–88 [link to pdf]

2012        Beyond Religious Borders: Interaction and Intellectual Exchange in the Medieval Islamic World (co-editor, with Miriam Goldstein) (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press)

2012        “Contextualizing Bread: An Analysis of Talmudic Discourse in Light of Christian and Islamic Counterparts,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 80: 411–33 [link to pdf]

2012        “Fusion Cooking in an Islamic Milieu: Jewish and Christian Jurists on Food Associated with Foreigners,” in Beyond Religious Borders: Interaction and Intellectual Exchange in the Medieval Islamic World, ed. David M. Freidenreich and Miriam Goldstein (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press), 144–60 [link to pdf]

2012        “Why Jewish Studies Scholars Should Care about Christian–Muslim Relations,” AJS Perspectives, Spring, 14–15 [link to pdf]

2011        “Christians in Early and Classical Shiʿi Law,” Christian–Muslim Relations: A Bibliographic History, ed. David Thomas et al., vol. 3 (Leiden: Brill), 27–40 [link to pdf]

2011        “Food and Table Fellowship,” The Jewish Annotated New Testament, ed. Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler (New York: Oxford University Press), 521–24 [link to pdf]

2011        Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law (Berkeley: University of California Press)

2011        “The Implications of Unbelief: Tracing the Emergence of Distinctively Shiʿi Notions Regarding the Food and Impurity of Non-Muslims,” Islamic Law and Society, 18: 53–84 [link to pdf]

2011        “The Jews of Maine,” Maine Memory Network [link to essay]

2011        “Muslims in Western Canon Law, 1000–1500,” Christian–Muslim Relations: A Bibliographic History, ed. David Thomas, et al., vol. 3 (Leiden: Brill), 41–68 [link to pdf]

2010        “Five Questions about Non-Muslim Meat: Toward a New Appreciation of Ibn Qayyim al-Ǧawziyyah’s Contribution to Islamic Law,” in Re-evaluating Ibn Qayyim al-Ǧawziyyah’s Literary Stature: Religious and Historical Issues, ed. Caterina Bori and Livnat Holtzman, Oriente Moderno 90: 85–104 [link to pdf]

2010        “Holiness and Impurity in the Torah and the Quran: Differences within a Common Typology,” Comparative Islamic Studies 6: 5–22 [link to pdf]

2009        “Christians in Early and Classical Sunni Law,” in Christian–Muslim Relations: A Bibliographic History, ed. David Thomas, et al., vol. 1 (Leiden: Brill), 83–98 [link to pdf]

2009        “Muslim–Jewish Dialogue,” Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, ed. John Esposito (New York: Oxford University Press)  [link to pdf]

2009        “Muslims in Canon Law, 650–1000,” Christian–Muslim Relations: A Bibliographic History, ed. David Thomas, et al., vol. 1 (Leiden: Brill), 99–114 [link to pdf]

2008/2009    “Kiddushin—A Service for Yom Hashoah,” Conservative Judaism 61.1/2: 120–52 [link to pdf]

2008        “Sharing Meals with Non-Christians in Canon Law Commentaries, ca. 1160–1260: A Case Study in Legal Development,” Medieval Encounters 14: 41–77 [link to pdf]

2004        “Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey of Comparisons of Religion from ‘A Magic Dwells’ to A Magic Still Dwells,” Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 16: 80–101 [link to pdf]

2003        “The Use of Islamic Sources in Saadiah Gaon’s Tafsīr of the Torah,” Jewish Quarterly Review 93: 353–95 [link to pdf]