"The Zohar as Medieval Jewish Romance" in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish Romance, eds. Caroline Gruenbaum and Annegret Oehme (ARC Humanities Press, 2023), pp. 15-34.
“Kabbalah as Literature,” in Ken Seigneurie, Christopher Lupke, Frieda Ekotto, B. Venkat Mani, Ilaria Ramelli, and Susan Noakes, eds., The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Literature (2018).
“Light and Darkness in Medieval and Modern Judaism” (with Gerold Necker) in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception 13 (Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2018).
Mystical Consciousness and Homiletical Method in Sefer Degel Maḥaneh Efrayim: Critical Hermeneutics, Theology, and Neo-ḥasidic Pedagogy” forthcoming in Elie Holzer, ed., Ways of Learning, Ways of Becoming: Neo-Hasidic Teaching of the Hasidic Homily (Academic Studies Press).
“Mystical Friendship in the Zohar” in Lawrence Fine, ed., Friendship in Jewish Culture (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018).
“The Sabbath in Later Hasidic Thought” in Alan Mittleman, ed., Holiness in Jewish Thought (Oxford University Press, 2018).
“The Shape of Genre: Between Narrative and Exegesis in the Zohar” in Yehuda Liebes, Melila Hellner-Eshed, and Yonatan Benarroch, eds., Ha-Sippur ha-Zohari (Jerusalem: Makhon Ben Tzvi, 2017. In Hebrew.
“Isaac ben Samuel of Acre” in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception 13 (Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2016).
“Perceptions of Greatness: Constructions of the Holy Man in Shivḥei ha-Ari,” Kabbalah: Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 27 (2012): 195-221.
“The Zohar: Masterpiece of Jewish Mysticism” in Frederick Greenspahn, ed., Jewish Mysticism: New Insights and Scholarship (New York: New York University Press, 2011), pp. 49-67.
“Representation and the Boundaries of Realism: Reading the Fantastic in Zoharic Fiction,” Kabbalah: Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 23 (2010): 105-119.
“The Scent of the Rose: Drama, Fiction, and Narrative Form in the Zohar,” Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History 29 (2009): 324-361.
“A Chariot for the Shekhinah: Identity and the Ideal Life in Sixteenth Century Kabbalah,” Journal ofReligious Ethics 37:3 (2009): 385-418.
“The Speech of Being, the Voice of God: Phonetic Mysticism in the Kabbalah of Asher ben David and his Contemporaries,” The Jewish Quarterly Review 98:4 (2008): 485-521.
“Jewish Mystical Hermeneutics: On the Work of Moshe Idel,” Journal of Religion 85:1 (January 2005): 94-103.
“Authority, Tradition, and the Creation of Meaning in Medieval Kabbalah: Isaac of Acre’s Illuminationof the Eyes,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 72:1 (2004): 59-95.
“Tears of Disclosure: The Role of Weeping in Zoharic Narrative,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 11:1 (2002): 25-47.
“Mystical Contemplation and the Limits of the Mind: The Case of Sheqel ha- Qodesh,” Jewish Quarterly Review 93:2 (2002): 1-27.
“Emotion, Ethics, and Mystical Piety in SeferReishit Ḥokhmah, and Sefer Shenei Luhot ha-Berit” forthcoming in Fine, Hecker, and Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, eds., Emotions and Emotional Life in Jewish Mysticism (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization).
“Personal Identity and the Ontology of the Soul: Aspects of Reincarnation in Ḥayyim Vital’s Shaʿar ha-Gilgulim forthcoming in Gondos, Sachs-Shmueli, and Schnytzer eds., Reincarnation in Jewish Mysticism: From the Middle Ages to the Modern Period (SUNY Press).
“Virtue Ethics in the Zohar” in Mittleman, Claussen, and Green, eds., Jewish Virtue Ethics (SUNY Press, 2023).
“Mystical Autobiography in Sixteenth Century Kabbalah” in Eitan P. Fishbane and Elisha Russ-Fishbane, eds., Jewish Culture and Creativity: Essays in Honor of Professor Michael Fishbane on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday (Academic Studies Press, 2023).