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The Undead and Theology is a Stoker Finalist/Nominee

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Final Ballot for the 2012 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA (see is the premiere writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with nearly 1000 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987 (see The HWA Board […]

Cover for The Undead and Theology

My co-editor, Kim Paffenroth and I have approved the cover art for The Undead and Theology through Wipf & Stock. We are finalizing the manuscript and will discuss marketing considerations soon. Release date information to come in the near future. Back cover blurbs: “Both theologians and fans should appreciate this collection that explores the spiritual […]

Help Our Kickstarter Project: THE UNDEAD AND THEOLOGY

We need your help to raise a small amount of funds to publish THE UNDEAD AND THEOLOGY through a Kickstarter Campaign. The project description: We need funding for the typesetting costs for the forthcoming book THE UNDEAD AND THEOLOGY (Wipf & Stock). The academy and pop culture alike recognize the great symbolic and teaching value […]

The Undead and Theology to be Published by Wipf & Stock

The Undead and Theology has found a publisher in Wipf & Stock. My co-editor Kim Paffenroth signed the contract this week. Submissions by the contributors are due at year's end. Here is a description, as well as a list of contributors and their chapter topics. Overview Kim Paffenroth and John W. Morehead, editors The academy […]

The Undead and Theology Essay Collection Selected

An idea that brewed in the fertile brains of Kim Paffenroth, Matt Cardin, and myself, has taken a major step toward becoming reality. Working with Kim Paffenroth as co-editor, and having sifted through a number of submissions after a call for papers, we have chosen the lineup for an upcoming essay collection on THE UNDEAD […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Theology and the Undead

CALL FOR PAPERS Theology and the Undead The academy and pop culture alike recognize the great symbolic and pedagogical value of the undead (or reanimated dead). Vampires and zombies possess an important ability to enable reflection in a variety of personal and cultural ways. This has been explored variously from consumerism to racism to the […]

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