Cal Poly Land: A Field Guide February 2003

Shakespeare and the Bible Oxford University Press, February 2000

Youth Against Age: Generational Strife in Renaissance Poetry. Peter Lang Publishing. New York and Bern, l985.


Introduction to Moebius, Cal Poly Journal of Liberal Arts, Spring 2005, Sustainability Issue

"Greenaway's Books," September 2000 in EMLS--Early Modern Literary Studies, a web journal

"Moses and Machiavellism," Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Fall 1997

"Progeny: Prospero's Books, Genesis, and The Tempest," Renaissance Forum Vol. 1 #2

"Holy War in Henry V," Shakespeare Survey 48, Nov./Dec. 1995, reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism Gale Publications, 1996

"A Problem in Rhetoric: Teaching Writing with Western Culture," in The Canon and the Core, The University of North Texas Press, 1993.

"The Prophet Disarmed: Milton and the Quakers," Studies in English Literature 1500-1800 Winter 1992.

"Priesthoods and Power: Some Thoughts on Diablo Canyon," in Mapping American Culture, University of Iowa Press, 1992.

"Shakespeare's Pacifism." Renaissance Quarterly Spring 1992.

"Beyond Hibernation: Ralph Ellison's 1981 Edition of Invisible Man." Black American Literature Forum, Winter l989.

"Teaching in the School of Donne: Metaphysical Poetry and English Composition," in Approaches to Teaching the Metaphysical Poets, MLA Publications, 1990"

"Present Perfect: Stanford's Durand Oak," The Stanford Magazine [photoessay] December l986.

"Fortunate Senex: The Pastoral of Old Age," Studies in English Literature, Spring l985.

The Message of the Trees

Review Essays

On Natural Capitalism by Amory Lovins, Hunter Lovins and Paul Hawken

"Northrop Frye's Bible," Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Winter 1994

On Laurence Buell's The Environmental Imagination

Public Lectures

 Initiatory Lecture  The American Scholar Lecture Series, Cal Poly University,October 21 1993

"Why Care?"--An Address to Holocaust Memorial Gathering April 1990

"'Everything's Dead but the Trees'"--A lecture to the Western Culture Program at Stanford

The Shepherd's Philosophy--An Address to Philosophy 101--Claremont McKenna College

He, She or What: The Pronoun Problem


"The Path of Totality" [novella