Recent Books by Religion Faculty
Santiago Slabodsky, Hugo Cordova Quero, and Nicolas Panotto. "Marked Bodies: Sexuality, Postcoloniality, and Religion in Intersection" Decolonial Horizons 2.1. (2016)
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).
Julie Byrne. The Other Catholics: Remaking America’s Largest Religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.
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).
Santiago Slabodsk. Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking (NY: Palgrave, 2015).
Balbinder S. Bhogal, editor. “SIKHI(SM): word and image within literary and spectator cultures,” Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory, 10:2, 173-186 (2014).
Ann Burlein and Jackie Orr, editors. Enchantment, a special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly. Vol. 40, Nos. 3-4 (2012).
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).
Balbinder S. Bhogal, editor. “Decolonizations: Cleaving Gestures that Refuse the Alien Call for Identity Politics,” Religions of South Asia, 4.2, 135-164 (2010).
John Teehan, In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence (Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).
Julie Byrne. O God of Players: The Story of the Immaculata Mighty Macs (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003).
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. “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.
Kaufman, David E. 2012. Jewhooing the Sixties. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.
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.
Byrne, Julie E. 2011. "The Future of Us." Indianapolis: Center for Religion & American Culture, IUPUI.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Kaufman, David. 2004. “American Jewish History: 350 Years in 3 Easy Lessons.” Jewish Education News. Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 25-27, 46.
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.
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.
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.