CSR Library

Center for the Study of Religion Research Lending Library

In 5 Ivy Lane, the Center for the Study of Religion maintains a small collection of books written by current and former CSR participants.  If you would like to borrow one of the following books, please sign it out and return it within six months or by the end of the academic year.

Allitt, Patrick Catholic Intellectuals and Conservative Politcss in America: 1950-1985 E184.C3A45 1993
Ammerman, Nancy Tatom Congregation and Community BR526.A45 1997
Ammerman, Nancy Tatom and Wade Clark Roof, eds Work, Family and Religion in Contemporary Society BV4438.W67 1995
Arroyo, Antonio M. Stevens Prophets Denied Honor: An Anthology on the Hispanic Church in the United States BX1407.H55P76 1980
Bailey, Lisa Kaaren Christianity’s Quiet Success: The Eusebius Gallicanus Sermon Collection and the Power of the Church in Late Antique Gaul. BV4208.G26 B35 2010
Bales, Susan Ridgely When I Was a Child: Children’s Interpretations of First Communion BX2237.B34 2005
Becker, Penny Edgell Congregations in Conflict: Cultural Models of Local Religious Life BR526 .B43 1999
Becker Edgell, Penny Religion and Family in a Changing Society BV4526.3.E33 2006
Becker, Penny Edgell and Nancy L. Eiesland Contemporary American Religion: An Ethnographic Reader BL252.C66 1998
Bernstein, Richard J. Freud and the legacy of Moses BF175.4.R44 B46 1998
Best, Wallace D. Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago: 1915-1952 BR563.N4B47 2004
Blazer, Annie Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry Ordered [BV4531.3.B5662015]
Borsch, Frederick The Spirit Searches Everything: Keeping Life’s Questions BV4501.3.B665 2005
Braender, Morten Justifying the Ultimate Sacrifice: Civil and Military Religion in Frontline Blogs BV4588 .B7 2009
Brasher, Brenda E. Godly Women: Fundamentalism and Female Power BV639.W7B68 1998
Braude, Ann Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America BF1275.W65B73 1989
Braude, Ann News from the Spirit World: A Checklist of American Spiritualist Periodicals, 1847-1900 Z6878.S8 B7 1989 p
Cadge, Wendy Gay Religion BL625.9.G39 2005
Cadge, Wendy Heartwood: The First Generation of Theravada Buddhism in America BQ734.C33 2004
Cadge, Wendy, Courtney Bender, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde. Religion on the Edge: De-Centering and Re-Centering the Sociology of Religion.  Edited Volume. BL60 .R36 2013
Cerulo, Karen Never saw it coming: cultural challenges to envisioning the worst BD375 .C47 2006
Chen, Carolyn Getting Saved in America: Taiwanese Immigration and Religious Experience BR563.C45 C44 2008
Chen Carolyn, and Russell Jeung, eds. Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race Religion and Ethnicity among Second Generation Latinos and Asian Americans BL2525 .S87 2012
Coakley, Sarah “Pleasure Principles” in Harvard Divinity Bulletin
Coffman, Elesha J. The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline BR516.5 .C625


Connor, Phillip Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe Ordered [BL625.9.I55 C66 2014]
Copp, Paul The Body Incantatory: Spells and the Ritual Imagination in Medieval Chinese Buddhism Ordered [BQ5535 .C67 2014]
Crumbley, Deidre Spirit, Structure and the Flesh: Gendered Experiences in African Instituted Churches among the Yoruba of Nigeria BR1463.N5 C78 2008

(Online Access)

Davidman, Lynn Becoming Unorthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Ordered [BM197.6 .D38 2015]
Davidman, Lynn Tradition in a Rootless Wolrd: Women Turn to Orthodox Judaism BM726.D38 1991
Davidman, Lynn and Shelly Tenenbaum, eds Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies BM729.W6F45 1994
Davie, Jody Shapiro Women in the Presence: Constructing Community and Seeking Spirituality in Mainline Protestantism BV652.2.D38 1995
Davis, Rebecca More Perfect Unions: The American Search for Marital Bliss HQ10.5.U6 D38
Decosimo, David Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue B765.T54 D375 2014
Dochuk, Darren From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plainfolk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism BR555.C2 D63
Dochuk, Darren Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region in the American South and Southwest. With Michelle Nickerson. F787 .S85 2011
Dollinger, Marc Quest for Inclusion: Jews and Liberalism in Modern America E184.36P64D65 2000
Drees, Willem B. Religion and Science in Context: A Guide to the Debates BL240.3.D 74 2010
Dubler, Joshua Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in An American Prison BV4595.D83 2013
Ecklund, Elaine Howard Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think BL240.3.E25
Eisgruber, Christopher and Lawrence G. Sager Religious Freedom and the Constitution KF4783.E355 2007
Eliasoph, Nina Avoiding Politics: How Americans Produce Apathy in Everyday Life JK1764.E45 1988
Eliasoph, Nina Making Volunteers: Civic Life After Welfare’s End HN90.V64 E425 2011
Eller, Cynthia Living in the Lap of the Goddess BL625.7.E45 1995
Eller, Cynthia The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory: Why an Invented Past Won’t Give Women a Future GN799.W66E49 2000
Eller, Cynthia Gentlemen and Amazons: The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory, 1861-1900 GN799.W66 E487
Fenn, Richard K and Donald Capps, ed The Endangered Self BF697.E62 1992
Fenn, Richard K and Donald Capps, ed Individualism Reconsidered: Readings Bearing on the Endangered Self in Modern Society HM136.I52 1992
Field, Peter S. The Crisis of the Standing Order: Clerical Intellectuals and Cultural Authority in Massachusetts, 1780-1833 F69.F48 1998
Finch, Martha “Fashions of Worldly Dames” in Church History
Finch, Martha Dissenting Bodies: Corporealities in Early New England  GT497.M4 F56 2010
Frankel, Jonathan, ed Reshaping the Past: Jewish History and the Historians  Online Book
Frederick, Marla F. Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith BS 563.N4 F73 2003
Gordis, Lisa M. Opening Scripture: Bible Reading and the Interpretive Authority in Puritan New England BS500.G67 2002
Griffith, R. Marie God’s Daughters: Evangelical Women and the Power of Submission BR1644.5.U6G75 1997
Gutjahr, Paul C. An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States: 1777-1880 BS447.5.U6G88 1999
Gutjahr, Paul C. The Book of Mormon: A Biography BX8627 .G88 2012
Gutjahr, Paul C. Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy BX9225.H6 G88 2011
Hackett, David G The Rude Hand of Innovation: Religion and Social Order in Albany, New York: 1652-1836 HN80.A33H33 1991
Hart, Gary God and Caeser in America: an Essay on Religion and Politics BR115.P7 H356 2005
Haynes, William F., Jr. Sea Time: Life on Board Supply and Troop Ships during World War II and its Aftermath D810.T8 2006
Hedstrom, Matthew S. The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century BL2525 .H443 2013
Heriot, M. Jean Blessed Assurance: Beliefs, Actions, and the Expeirence of Salvation in a Carolina Baptist Chruch BX6462.4.S6H47 1994
Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Chruch, 1880-1920 BX6447.H54 1993
Holscher, Kathleen Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico. KF228.Z45 H65 2012
Howe, Daniel Walker What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 E338.H69 2007
Iricinschi, Eduard and Holger Zellentin Heresy and Identity in Late Antiquity BT1319 .H474 2008
Jacobsen, Douglas and Rhonda The American University in a Postsecular Age BV1610 .A44 2008
Johnson, Paul E. and Sean Wilentz The Kingdom of Matthias: The Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America BR1718.M3J64 1994
Jordan, Ryan Church, State, and Race: The Discourse of American Religious Liberty, 1750-1900. BR516 .J67Y 2012
Joselit, Jenna Weissman The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture, 1880-1950 E184.J5 J837 1994
Josephson, Jason Ananda The Invention of Religion in Japan BL2207.3 .J67 2012
Kaell, Hillary Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage BR517 .K34 2014
Kane, Paula M. Separatism and Subculture: Boston Catholicism, 1900-1920 F73.9.C3K36 1994
Kane, Paula M. Sister Thorne and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America BX4705.R43155 K36 2013
Kattan Gribetz, Sarit Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity  edited with Lance Jennott Ordered [BS651 .J49 2013]
Kavka, Martin Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy B5802.N65K38 2004
Klassen, Pamela Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing and Liberal Christianity BX4817.K53
Klemp, Nathaniel The Morality of Spin JA85.2.U6 K54 2012
Kreiner, Jaime The Social Life of Hagiography in the Merovingian Kingdom DC65 .K66 2014
Krueger, Oliver Das Prinzip Evolution
Kugel, James L. The Great Poems of the Bible: A Readers Companion with New Translations BS1405.2 .K833 1999
Kugel, James L. The Bible As It Was BS1225.2.K84
Kugel, James L. In Potiphar’s House: The Interpretive Life of Biblical Texts BS1171.2.K84 1994
Kugel, James L. Traditions of the Bible: A Guide to the Bible As It Was at the Start of the Common Era BS1225.2.K85 1998
Kurien, Prema Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends JV6602.G457 2003
Kurien, Prema A Place at the Multicultural Table BL1168.U532 K87 2007
Lefebvre, Solane Religion in the Public Sphere: Canadian Case Studies BL65.S8 R45 2014
Lester, Anne E. Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women’s Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne. BX4328.Z5 F75 2011
Lichterman, Paul The Search for Political Community: American Activists Reinventing Commitment JK1764.L53 1996
Lindsay, D. Michael and M.G. Hager View From the Top: An Inside Look at How People in Power See and Shape the World HD57.7.L5562014
Linenthal, Edward Tabor Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields E181.L636 1991
Lint Sagarena, Roberto Aztlan and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place F867 .L764 2014
Lofton, Kathryn Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon BL2525.L65 2011
Lopez, Jr., Donald The Tibetan Book of the Dead BQ4490.K373 L66
Martin, Joel W. Sacred Revolt: The Muskogees’ Struggle for a New World E99.C9M27 1991
Martin, Joel W. The Land Looks After Us: A History of Native American Religion E98.R3 M333 2001
Martin, Joel W. and Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr., eds Screening the Sacred: Religion, Myth and Ideology in Popular American Film PN1995.5.S36 1995
Marty, Martin Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Letters and Papers from Prison BX4827.B56 M359
Massengill, Rebekah Peeples Wal-Mart Wars: Moral Populism and the Twenty-First Century HF5429 .M337 2013
Mathewes, Charles The Republic of Grace: Augustinian Thoughts for Dark Times BR115.P7 M31677
Mathewes, Charles Understanding Religious Ethics BJ1188.M39 2010
McAlister, Melani Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000 DS63.2.M33 2001
McCartin, James Prayers of the Faithful: The Shifting Spiritual Life of American Catholics BX1406.3.M33
McLanahan, Sara and Gary Sandefur Growing Up with a Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps (2 copies) HQ777.4.M39 1994
Miles, Margaret Seeing and Believing: Religion and Values in the Movies PN1995.9.R4M56 1996
Miller, David W. God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement BT738.5.M55 2007
Mojaddedi, Jawid A. The Biographical Tradition in Sufism: The tabaqat genre from al-Sulami to Jami BP49 .M654 2001
Moody, Joycelyn Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century African American Women BR1690.M59 2000
Moon, Dawne God, Sex , and Politics BR115.H6M66 2004
Mooney, Margarita Faith Makes us Live: Surviving and Thriving the Haitian Diaspora BX1695.H2 M66 2009
Moore, Deborah Dash To the Golden Cities: Pursuing the American Jewish Dream in Miami and L.A. F319.M6M824 1994
Mora Cristina Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats, and Media Constructed a New American  E184.S75 M663 2014
Morgan, David and Sally M. Promey Exhibiling the Visual Culture of American Religions N7790 .M6n 2000
Motlagh, Amy Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism and Reform in Modern Iran PK6423 .M68 2012
Myers-Shirk, Susan Helping the Good Shepherd: Pastoral Counselors in a Psychotherapeutic Culture, 1925-75 BV4012.2 .M94 2009
Nelson, Timothy J Every Time I Feel the Spirit: Religious Experience and Ritual in an African American Church BR563.N4N454 2004
Nepstad, Sharon Erickson Convictions of the Soul: Religion, Culture, and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement BR517.N47 2004
Newberg, Andrew Principles of Neurotheology BL53.N489 2010
Newman, Richard, Patrick Rael and Philip Lapsansky Pamphetles of Protest: An Anthology of Early African American Protest Literature, 1790-1860 E184.6.P36 2000
Ngudiankama, Adrien Religion and Healing in America BL65.M4R436 2004
Nieli, Russell Wittgenstein: From Mysticism to Ordinary Language: A Study of Viennese Positivism and the Thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein B3376.W564N53 1987
Noll, Mark A. Protestants in America BR515.N745 2000
Ochs, Vanessa L Sarah Laughed BS580.S25O25 2004
Oduyoye, Mercy Amba Daughters of Anowa: Africans Women and Patriarchy BR1430 .O38 1995
Olson, Laura R. Filled with Spirit and Power: Protestant Clergy in Politics BV4327.O47 2000
Olson, Laura R., Sue E.S. Crawford, and Melissa M. Deckman Women with a Mission: Religion, Gender, and the Politics of Women Clergy BL65.P7O395 2005
Orsi, Robert A. Thank You, St. Jude: Women’s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes BT693.O77 1996
Pahl, Jon Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence BR517 .P34 2010 (Online access available)
Painter, Nell Irvin Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol E185.97.T8P35 1996
Raboteau, Albert J. A Fire in the Bones: Reflections on African-American Religious History BR563.N4R24 1995
Raboteau, Albert J. Re-Enchanting the World: Education and the Imagination  Article
Rael, Patrick Black Identity and Black Protest in the Antebellum North E185.9.R34 2001
Reis, Elizabeth Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England HQ1438.N35R45 1997
Rowe, Mark Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism. BQ5020 .R69 2011
Sadeghi, Behnam The Logic of Law-Making in Islam: Women and Prayer in the Legal Tradition KBP144 .S227 2012
Sager, Rebecca Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives HV530.S27 2010
Savage, Barbara Dianne Broadcasting Freedom: Radio, War, and the Politcs of Race: 1938-1948 E185.61.S32 1999
Savage, Barbara Dianne Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion BR563.N4S37 2008
Schaeffer, Frank Sex, Mom & God: How the Bible Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics-and How I learned to Love Women (and) Jesus Anyway BR1725.S3552A3 2011
Schmidt, Leigh Eric Holy Fairs: Scottish Communions and American Revivals in the Early Modern Period BX9189.C5S36 1989
Schmidt, Leigh Eric, ed. American Religious Liberalism. With Sally Promey. BL2525 .A5443 2012
Schwartz, Daniel L Paideia and Cult: Christian Initiation in Theodore of Mopsuestia BR65.T75746 S39 2012
Shafto, Sally The Zanzibar Films and the Dandies of May 1968
Sheehan, Jonathan The Enlightenment Bible BS447.S54 2005
Simonsohn, Uriel Overlapping Jurisdictions: Judicial Choices and Confessional Boundaries Among Christian and Jews under early Muslim Rule (Online Book)
Sullivan, Amy The Party Faithful: How and Why Democrats are Closing the God Gap BR516.S88 2008
Sullivan, Susan Crawford Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty HQ759 .S835 2011
Tippett, Krista Speaking of Faith BL624.T56 2007
Vidas, Moulie Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud BM501 .V53 2014
Volf, Miroslav Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation BV4509.5.V65 1996
Webb, Ruth Demons and Dancers: Performance in Late Antiquity PA3024.W43 2008
Wenger, Beth S. New York Jews and the Great Depression: Uncertain Promise F128.9.J5W46 1996
Wenger, Tisa J. We Have a Religion: the 1920s Pueblo Indian dance controversy and American religious freedom E99.P6 W45 2009
Wetzel, James Parting Knowledge: Essays After Augustine B655.Z7 W48 2013
Whalen-Bridge, John Buddhism and American Cinema PN1995.9.B795 B79 2014
Wildberg, Christian, Daniel Zelinski et al Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 9/2007 BL1.A1 A734
Wilde, Melissa J. Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change BX830 1962 .W47 2007
Wills, Garry Augustine’s Confessions BR65.A62 W55
Wilson, John F. Religion, Political Culture and the Law
Winston, Diane Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army BX9718.N7W56 1999
Winner, Lauren A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice BX5917.V8 W56
Winunwe Rivers, Daniel Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers & Their Children in the United States since World War II Q75.28U6R58 2013
Wuthnow, Robert Saving America: Faith-Based Services and the Future of Civil Society HV530.W885 2004
Wuthnow, Robert  Rough Country: How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State BR555.T4 W88 2014
Wuthnow, Robert and John H. Evans, eds The Quiet Hand of God: Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism BR516.Q4 2002
Young, Stuart H. Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China Ordered [BQ636.Y682015]
Yukich, Grace One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America  BR517 .Y85 2013
Zerubavel, Eviatar The elephant in the room : silence and denial in everyday life HM1041 .Z47 2006
American Indian Religions: An Interdisciplinary Journal E98.R3A47
Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Q11.B7