Religion

Faculty Books and Publications

Recent Books by Religion Faculty

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Marked Bodies: Sexuality, Postcoloniality, and Religion in Intersection

Santiago Slabodsky, Hugo Cordova Quero, and Nicolas Panotto. "Marked Bodies: Sexuality, Postcoloniality, and Religion in Intersection" Decolonial Horizons 2.1. (2016)


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Living Traditions and Universal Conviviality

Roland Faber and Santiago Slabodsky, eds. Living Traditions and Universal Conviviality: Prospects and Challenges for Peace in Multirreligious Communities.(Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books, 2016).


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The Other Catholics

Julie Byrne. The Other Catholics: Remaking America’s Largest Religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.


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Contraarrestando las Cartografias del Poder

Santiago Slabodsky, Nicolas Panotto, and Hugo Cordova-Quero. Contraarrestando las Cartografias del Poder: Teorias y Practicas postcoloniales, decoloniales y religiosas desde las Americas 1.1 (2015).


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Decolonial Judaism

Santiago Slabodsk. Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking (NY: Palgrave, 2015).


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Sikh Formations

Balbinder S. Bhogal, editor. “SIKHI(SM): word and image within literary and spectator cultures,” Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory, 10:2, 173-186 (2014).

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Enchantment

Ann Burlein and Jackie Orr, editors. Enchantment, a special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly. Vol. 40, Nos. 3-4 (2012).


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Sikh Formations

Balbinder S. Bhogal, editor. "The Hermeneutics of Sikh Music (rag) and Word (shabad)," Introductory Essay in Special Journal Issue of Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory, Vol. 7, No. 3, (Dec) 211–244 (2011).


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Regions of South Asia

Balbinder S. Bhogal, editor. “Decolonizations: Cleaving Gestures that Refuse the Alien Call for Identity Politics,” Religions of South Asia, 4.2, 135-164 (2010).


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In the Name of God

John Teehan, In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence (Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).


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O God of Players: The Story of the Immaculata Mighty Macs

Julie Byrne. O God of Players: The Story of the Immaculata Mighty Macs (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003).


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Lift High the Cross: Where White Supremacy and the Christian Right Converge

Ann Burlein. Lift High the Cross: Where White Supremacy and the Christian Right Converge (Durham: Duke University, 2002).

Recent Faculty Publications 

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2012. "The Animal Sublime: Rethinking the Sikh Mystical Body." Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. 856-908.

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2012. "Sikh Dharam and Postcolonialism: Hegel, Religion, and Zizek."Australian Religion Studies Review. Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 185-213.

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2012. “Oak Creek Killings: The Denial of a Culture of Oppression.” Sophia: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics. Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 335-339.

Burlein, Ann M. 2012. "Knowledge is Made for Cutting: Foucault, Cognitive Science, and Intellectual Taste." Method and Theory in the Study of Religion. Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 118-142.

Burlein, Ann and Jackie Orr (guest editors). 2012. Enchantment, Special Issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly. Vol. 40, Nos. 3-4.

Burlein, Ann and Jackie Orr. 2012. “The Practice of Enchantment: Strange Allures.” Introductory essay to special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly. Vol.40, Nos. 3-4, pp.13-26.

Burlein, Ann M. 2012. “Not-Knowing is Most Intimate.” Sikh Formations. Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 305-308.

Kaufman, David E. 2012. Jewhooing the Sixties. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

Teehan, John P. 2012. "Empathy, Cruelty and Religion: A Cognitive-Scientific Perspective." In Science and World Religions. Patrick McNamara and Wesley Wildman, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 123-155. Praeger.

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2011. "Subject to Interpretation: Philosophical Messengers and Poetic Reticence in Sikh Textuality." Sophia: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics, pp. 1-28.

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2011. “The Hermeneutics of Sikh Music (rāg) and Word (shabad).” Introductory Essay in Special Journal Issue of Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory. Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 211–244.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2011. “Monopolizing Violence Before and After 1984: Governmental Law and the People's Passion.” Sikh Formations Religion, Culture, Theory. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 57-82.

Burlein, Ann M. 2011. "The Molecular Body and the Christian Secular." Scholar and Feminist Online. Vol. 9, No. 3.

Burlein, Ann M. 2011. "Zen in America." Frequencies.

Burlein, Ann. 2011. “Learning to Drink Deeply from Books: Using Experiential Assignments to Teach Concepts.” Teaching Theology and Religion. Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 137-155.

Byrne, Julie E. 2011. "The Future of Us." Indianapolis: Center for Religion & American Culture, IUPUI.

Byrne, Julie E. 2011. “Saint February.” Immanent Frame, Social Scientific Research Council, and Killing the Buddha.

Kaufman, David E. 2011. “Revival through Celebrity: American Fame, Jewish Identity, and the Early 1960s.” In Jewish Renaissance and Revival in America. Eitan Fishbane and Jonathan Sarna, eds., pp. 135-144. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press.

Bhogal, Balbinder S. 2010. “Decolonizations: Cleaving Gestures that Refuse the Alien Call for Identity Politics.” Introduction to the Review Symposium, as Guest Editor, Religions of South Asia, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 135-164.

Burlein, Ann. 2010. “Looking for Religion in All the Wrong Places.” Council for the Scientific Study of Religion Bulletin. Vol. 39, No. 4. pp. 31-35.

Kaufman, David E. 2010. "'Here's a Foreign Song I Learned in Utah': The Anxiety of Jewish Influence in the Music of Bob Dylan.” In The Song is Not the Same: Jews and American Popular Music: The Jewish Role in American Life, An Annual Review No. 8. Bruce Zuckerman, Josh Kun, Lisa Ansell, eds., pp. 115-136. Los Angeles: University of Southern California.

Teehan, John. 2010. In the Name of God: the Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Religious Violence. Boston: Wiley-Blackwell.

Teehan, John. 2009. “Judaism in Biological Perspective: Biblical Lore and Judaic Practices.” Evolutionary Psychology. Vol. 7, No. 1. pp. 82-88.

Teehan, John. 2009. “The Evolved Brain: Understanding Religious Ethics and Religious Violence.” In The Moral Brain: Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Perspectives. J. Verplaetse, ed., pp. 233-254. Springer Press.

Teehan, John. 2007. “Temperance.” American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia. John Lachs and Robert B. Talisse, eds. Routledge.

Teehan, John. 2007. “Evolution.” American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia. John Lachs and Robert B. Talisse, eds. Routledge.

Burlein, Ann. 2007. 2 Twisted: The Book and the Gene. Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts and Contemporary Worlds, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 31-56.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2007. “Text as Sword: Sikh Religious Violence Taken for Wonder.” In Religion and Violence in South Asia: Theory and Practice. R. King and J. Hinnells, eds., pp. 107-135.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2007. “Ghostly Disorientations: Translating the Adi Granth as the Guru Granth.” Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory. Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 13-31.

Teehan, John. 2006. “The Evolutionary Basis of Religious Ethics.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science. Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 747-774.

Kaufman, David. 2006. “Women and Jewish Education.” Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America. Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether, eds. Indiana University Press.

Teehan, John. 2005. “The Evolution of Religious Ethics.” Free Inquiry. Vol. 25, No. 4.

Kaufman, David, D. Gordis, and Z. Heller. 2005. “Re-envisioning the Synagogue: Challenges and Opportunities” In Re-envisioning the Synagogue, ed. Z. Heller. The National Center for Jewish Policy Studies at Hebrew College.

Kaufman, David, D. Gordis, and Z. Heller. 2005. ”The Synagogue as Mediating Institution.” In Re-envisioning the Synagogue, ed. Z. Heller. The National Center for Jewish Policy Studies at Hebrew College.

Burlein, Ann. 2005. “The Productive Power of Ambiguity: Rethinking Homosexuality through the Virtual and Developmental Systems Theory.” Hypatia. Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 21-53.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2005. “Questioning Hermeneutics with Freud: How to Interpret Dreams and Mute-Speech in Sikh Scripture?” Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 93-125.

Teehan, John, and Christopher DiCarlo. 2004. “On the Naturalistic Fallacy: a Conceptual Basis for Evolutionary Ethics.” Evolutionary Psychology. Vol. 2, pp. 32-46.

Kaufman, David. 2004. “American Jewish History: 350 Years in 3 Easy Lessons.” Jewish Education News. Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 25-27, 46.

Ann Burlein. 2004. “Christian Right.” The Encyclopedia of Protestantism. Routledge, pp. 403-404.

Teehan, John. 2003. “Kantian Ethics: After Darwin.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science. Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 49-60.

Teehan, John. 2003.”Evolution and the Possibility of Ethics: A Humanist Response to Immanuel Kant and Pope John Paul II.” Journal of Religious Humanism. Vol. 35, No. 3/4, pp. 17-28.

Kaufman, David. 2003. “Early Synagogue Architecture in California (1854-1902).” In Jews of California, Marc Dollinger and Ava Kahn, eds. pp. 40-56. University of New Hampshire Press.

Julie Byrne. 2003. O God of Players: The Story of the Immaculata Mighty Macs. Columbia University Press.

Burlein, Ann. 2003. “Negotiating the Paradox of Virtual Embodiment in the Classroom: Virtual Ethnicity, the Assumption of Access, and the Seductions of Potential.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Vol. V.

Teehan, John. 2002. “Evolution and Ethics: The Huxley/Dewley Exchange.” Journal of Speculative Philosophy. Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 225-238.

Burlein, Ann. 2002. Lift High the Cross: Where White Supremacy and the Christian Right Converge. Duke University Press.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2002. “Cross-Cultural Dialogues with Western Fictions: There is no Hindu nor Muslim - nor Sikh.” Multi-Faith Britain: An Experiment in Worship, pp. 41-55. O Books, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Teehan, John. 2001. “Noble Humanism: A Post-Darwinian Moral Ideal.” In Possibility of the Impossible: Planetary for Russia and the World, Valerii Kuvakin, ed., pp. 201-212. Moscow: Russian Humanist Society.

Bhogal, Balbinder. 2001. “On the Hermeneutics of Sikh Thought and Praxis.” In Sikh Religion, Culture, and Ethnicity, Shackle, Singh and Mandair, eds. Taylor and Francis Inc. . pp. 72-96.

Kaufman, David. 2000. “Constructions of Memory: The Synagogues of the Lower East Side.” In Remembering the Lower East Side: American Jewish Reflections. Diner, Shandler and Wenger, eds. pp. 113-136. Indiana University Press.