Bibliography of American Religious History

Compiled by Mark Stoll

For an excellent overview of important books in American religious history, see Catherine Albanese's American Religious History: A Historiographical Essay, available online as a pdf file.

Index

 

General

Adams, David K., and Cornelis A. Van Minnen, eds. Religious and Secular Reform in America: Ideas, Beliefs and Social Change. New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1972.

Alba, Richard D., Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind. Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Albanese, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980.

Albanese, Catherine L. A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical Religion. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Appelbaum, Patricia Faith. St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Ariel, Yaakov S. An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Barringer, Sarah. The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America. Cambridge: Belknap, 2010.

Barton, Paul. Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, and Baptists in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.

Beneke, Chris, and Chrisopher S. Grenda, eds. The Lively Experiment: Religious Toleration in America from Roger Williams to the Present. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.

Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel, ed. Religion, Politics, and the American Experience: Reflections on Religion and American Public Life. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2002.

Bohlman, Philip V., Edith L. Blumhofer, and Maria M. Chow, eds. Music in American Religious Experience. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Botham, Fay, and Sara M. Patterson, eds. Race, Religion, Region: Landscapes of Encounter in the American West. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2006.

Bowler, Kate. Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Browning, Don S., and David A. Clairmont, eds. American Religions and the Family: How Faith Traditions Cope with Modernization and Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Browning, Don S., and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, eds. Children and Childhood in American Religions. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Chidester, David. Authentic Fakes: Religion and American Popular Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

Coffey, John. Exodus and Liberation Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Cohen, Charles Lloyd, and Ronald L. Numbers, eds. Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Cohen, Charles Lloyd, and Paul S. Boyer, eds. Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008.

Conser, Walter H., and Rodger M. Payne, eds. Southern Crossroads: Perspectives on Religion and Culture. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.

Cookson, Catharine. Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Corrigan, John. Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Cox, Robert S. Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American Spiritualism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2003.

Davies, Owen. America Bewitched: The Story of Witchcraft After Salem. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Davis, Thomas J., ed. John Calvin's American Legacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

DelFattore, Joan. The Fourth R: Conflicts Over Religion in America's Public Schools. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Peterson, Kurt W., Thomas S. Kidd, and Darren Dochuk, eds. American Evangelicalism: George Marsden and the State of American Religious History. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014.

Edgell, Penny. Religion and Family in a Changing Society. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Ellis, Bill. Lucifer Ascending: The Occult in Folklore and Popular Culture. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004.

Espinosa, Gastón, and Mario T. García, eds. Mexican American Religions: Spirituality, Activism, and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.

Feldman, Glenn, ed. Politics and Religion in the White South. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

Fessenden, Tracy. Culture and Redemption: Religion, the Secular, and American Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Fox, Richard Wightman. Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.

Froese, Brian. California Mennonites. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

García, Mario T. Católicos: Resistance and Affirmation in Chicano Catholic History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.

Gitlin, Todd, and Liel Leibovitz. The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Goff, James R. Close Harmony: A History of Southern Gospel. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Goff, Philip, and Paul Harvey, eds. Themes in Religion and American Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Goldman, Shalom. God's Sacred Tongue: Hebrew & the American Imagination. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Green, Steven K. The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash That Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Green, Steven K. Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Griffith, R. Marie. Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Guyatt, Nicholas. Providence and the Invention of the United States, 1607-1876. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Hackett, David G. That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Hamburger, Philip. Separation of Church and State. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Hankins, Barry. American Evangelicals: A Contemporary History of a Mainstream Religious Movement. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.

Harper, Keith, ed. American Denominational History: Perspectives on the Past, Prospects for the Future. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008.

Hart, D. G. Calvinism: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

Harvey, Paul. Moses, Jesus, and the Trickster in the Evangelical South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012.

Holifield, E. Brooks. Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.

Howell, Sally. Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Hudnut-Beumler, James. In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar: A History of Money and American Protestantism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Hughes, Richard T., and Allen C. Leonard. Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America, 1630-1875. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Hughes, Richard T. Christian America and the Kingdom of God. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Hunt, Stephen, ed. Christian Millennialism: From the Early Church to Waco. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

Hutchison, William R. Religious Pluralism in America: The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.

Jackson, Gregory S. The Word and Its Witness: The Spiritualization of American Realism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Jenkins, Philip. Mystics and Messiahs: Cults and New Religions in American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kidd, Thomas S. American Christians and Islam: Evangelical Culture and Muslims from the Colonial Period to the Age of Terrorism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Kruse, Kevin Michael. One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America. New York: Basic Books, 2015.

Lacorne, Denis. Religion in America: A Political History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Lambert, Lake. Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Lantzer, Jason S. Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Lynerd, Benjamin T. Republican Theology: The Civil Religion of American Evangelicals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Loveland, Anne C., and Otis B. Wheeler. From Meetinghouse to Megachurch: A Material and Cultural History. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003.

Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F., Leigh Eric Schmidt, and Mark R. Valeri, eds. Practicing Protestants: Histories of Christian Life in America, 1630-1965. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Marini, Stephen A. Sacred Song in America: Religion, Music, and Public Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Marty, Martin E. Pilgrims in Their Own Land: 500 Years of Religion in America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1984.

Marty, Martin. Righteous Empire: The Protestant Experience in America. New York: Dial, 1970.

Mazur, Eric Michael, and Kate McCarthy, eds. God in the Details: American Religion in Popular Culture. New York: Routledge, 2001.

McClymond, Michael James, ed. Embodying the Spirit: New Perspectives on North American Revivalism. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

McCrossen, Alexis. Holy Day, Holiday: The America Sunday. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000.

McKanan, Dan. Prophetic Encounters: Religion and the American Radical Tradition. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, 2011.

McLoughlin, William Gerald. Revivals, Awakenings, and Reform: an essay on religion and social change in America, 1607-1977. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.

McLoughlin, William Gerald. Modern Revivalism: Charles Grandison Finney to Billy Graham. New York: Ronald Press, 1959.

Mead, Sidney Earl. The Lively Experiment: The Shaping of Christianity in America. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

Meyer, Donald B. The Positive Thinkers: A Study of the American Quest for Health, Wealth and Personal Power from Mary Baker Eddy to Norman Vincent Peale. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday 1965.

Miller, Glenn T. Piety and Profession: American Protestant Theological Education, 1870-1970. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 2007.

Moore, R. Laurence. Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Moore, R. Laurence. Selling God: American Religion in the Marketplace of Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Moore, R. Laurence. Touchdown Jesus: The Mixing of Sacred and Secular in American History. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox, 2003.

Moorhead, James H. Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2012.

Moots, Glenn A. Politics Reformed: The Anglo-American Legacy of Covenant Theology. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2010.

Morgan, David. The Lure of Images: A History of Religion and Visual Media in America. London: Routledge, 2007.

Morone, James A. Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.

Mouw, Richard J., and Mark A. Noll, eds. Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 2004.

Muravchik, Stephanie. American Protestantism in the Age of Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Noll, Mark A. America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Noll, Mark A. God and Race in American Politics: A Short History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Noll, Mark A., and Luke E. Harlow, eds. Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present. 2e. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Noll, Mark A., and Edith Waldvogel Blumhofer, eds. Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006.

Pahl, Jon. Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence. New York: New York University Press, 2010.

Poole, W. Scott. Satan in America: The Devil We Know. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009.

Porterfield, Amanda, and John Corrigan, eds. Religion in American History. Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Preston, Andrew, Bruce J. Schulman, and Julian E. Zelizer, eds. Faithful Republic: Religion and Politics in Modern America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

Preston, Andrew. Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy. New York: Knopf, 2012.

Prothero, Stephen. American Jesus: How the Son of God Became a National Icon. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

Roberts, Jon H., and James Turner. The Sacred and the Secular University. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Rohrer, S. Scott. Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Rubin, Julius. Religious Melancholy and Protestant Experience in America. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Schweiger, Beth Barton, and Donald G. Mathews, eds. Religion in the American South: Protestants and Others in History and Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Sehat, David. The Myth of American Religious Freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Smith, Gary Scott. Heaven in the American Imagination. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Smith, Gary Scott. Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Smith, Robert O. More Desired Than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Stievermann, Jan, Philip Goff, Detlef Junker, Anthony Santoro, and Daniel Silliman, eds. Religion and the Marketplace in the United States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Stoll, Mark R. Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Stout, Daniel A., and Judith Mitchell Buddenbaum, eds. Religion and Popular Culture: Studies on the Interaction of Worldviews. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 2001.

Stowe, David W. How Sweet the Sound: Music in the Spiritual Lives of Americans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Thuesen, Peter Johannes. In Discordance With the Scriptures: American Protestant Battles over Translating the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Thuesen, Peter Johannes. Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Tyrrell, Ian R. Reforming the World: The Creation of America's Moral Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Ward, W. R. Early Evangelicalism: A Global Intellectual History, 1670-1789. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Weiner, Isaac. Religion Out Loud: Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism. New York: NYU Press, 2013.

Williams, Peter W. America's Religions: Traditions and Cultures. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Wilson, Charles Reagan. Flashes of a Southern Spirit: Meanings of the Spirit in the U.S. South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011.

Wuthnow, Robert. Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Wuthnow, Robert. Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014.

Yates, Joshua J., and James Davison Hunter, eds. Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Zachman, Randall C. Image and Word in the Theology of John Calvin. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007.

Adventists

Knight, George R. A Search for Identity: The Development of Seventh-day Adventist Belief. Hagerstown, Md.: Review and Herald, 2000.

Morgan, Douglas. Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001.

Baptists

Guthman, Joshua. Strangers Below: Primitive Baptists and American Culture. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Harper, Keith, ed. Through a Glass Darkly: Contested Notions of Baptist Identity. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: University of Alabama Press, 2012.

Kidd, Thomas S., and Barry Hankins. Baptists in America: A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Leonard, Bill. Baptists in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

Catholics

Curran, Charles E. Catholic Social Teaching 1891-Present: A Historical, Theological, and Ethical Analysis. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2002.

Dolan, Jay P. In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Issel, William. Church and State in the City: Catholics and Politics in Twentieth-Century San Francisco. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013.

Leon, Sharon Mara. An Image of God: The Catholic Struggle with Eugenics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Matovina, Timothy M. Guadalupe and Her Faithful: Latino Catholics in San Antonio, from Colonial Origins to the Present. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.

Matovina, Timothy M., and Gary Riebe-Estrella, eds. Horizons of the Sacred: Mexican Traditions in U.S. Catholicism. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002.

McCartin, James P. Prayers of the Faithful: The Shifting Spiritual Life of American Catholics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010.

McGreevy, John T. Catholicism and American Freedom: A History. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003.

Morris, Charles R. American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church. New York: Times Books, 1997.

O'Toole, James M. The Faithful: A History of Catholics in America. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008.

Schroth, Raymond A. The American Jesuits: A History. New York: New York University, 2007.

Tentler, Leslie Woodcock. Catholics and Contraception: An American History. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Tweed, Thomas A. America's Church: The National Shrine and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Woods, James M. A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513-1900. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011.

Congregationalists

Bendroth, Margaret Lamberts. The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Jews

Ashton, Dianne. Hanukkah in America: A History. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Ben-Ur, Aviva. Sephardic Jews in America: A Diasporic History. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Brinkmann, Tobias. Sundays at Sinai A Jewish Congregation in Chicago. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Diner, Hasia R. The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Diner, Hasia R. Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015.

Gurock, Jeffrey S. Orthodox Jews in America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Jaher, Frederic Cople. The Jews and the Nation: Revolution, Emancipation, State Formation, and the Liberal Paradigm in America and France. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Kahn, Ava Fran, and Adam Mendelsohn, eds. Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014.

Light, Caroline E. That Pride of Race and Character: The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South. New York: New York University Press, 2014.

Moore, Deborah Dash, Howard B. Rock, Annie Polland, Daniel Soyer, and Jeffrey S. Gurock. City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York. 3v. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Moore, Deborah Dash. Urban Origins of American Judaism. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014.

Sarna, Jonathon D. American Judaism: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Sorin, Gerald. Tradition Transformed: The Jewish Experience in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Wenger, Beth S. History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Lutherans

Granquist, Mark Alan. Lutherans in America: A New History. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.

Methodists

Hatch, Nathan O. and John H Wigger, eds. Methodism and the Shaping of American Culture. Nashville, Tenn.: Kingswood Books, 2001.

Hempton, David. Methodism: Empire of the Spirit. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

Richey, Russell E. Early American Methodism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Mormons

Arrington, Leonard J., and Davis Bitton, The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-Day Saints. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.

Gordon, Sarah Barringer. The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Hansen, Klaus J. Mormonism and the American Experience. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Gutjahr, Paul C. The Book of Mormon: A Biography. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Harline, Paula Kelly. The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Quincy D. Newell, and Eric Farrel Mason. New Perspectives in Mormon Studies: Creating and Crossing Boundaries. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.

Shipps, Jan. Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1985.

Turner, John G. The Mormon Jesus: A Biography. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2016.

Pentecostals and Holiness

Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel. Restoring the Faith: The Assemblies of God, Pentecostalism, and American Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel, Russell P. Spittler, and Grant Wacker, eds. Pentecostal Currents in American Protestantism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Espinosa, Gastón. Latino Pentecostals in America Faith and Politics in Action. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Payne, Leah. Gender and Pentecostal Revivalism: Making a Female Ministry in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Stephens, Randall J. The Fire Spreads: Holiness and Pentecostalism in the American South. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

Quakers

Barbour, Hugh, and J. William Frost. The Quakers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Brock, Peter. The Quaker Peace Testimony, 1660-1914. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1990.

Hamm, Thomas D. The Quakers in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Lapsansky, Emma Jones, and Anne M. Verplank, eds. Quaker Aesthetics: Reflections on a Quaker Ethic in American Design and Consumption. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

Ryan, James Emmett. Imaginary Friends: Representing Quakers in American Culture, 1650-1950. Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.

 

Native Americans

Axtell, James. The Invasion Within: The Contest of Cultures in Colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Bowden, Henry Warner. American Indians and Christian Missions: Studies in Cultural Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Bross, Kristina. Dry Bones and Indian Sermons: Praying Indians in Colonial America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Cave, Alfred A. Prophets of the Great Spirit: Native American Revitalization Movements in Eastern North America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Coleman, Michael C. Presbyterian Missionary Attitudes toward American Indians, 1837-1893. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1985.

Devens, Carol. Countering Colonization: Native American Women and Great Lakes Missions, 1630-1900. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Fisher, Linford D. The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Gutierrez, Ramon. When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1991.

Hackel, Steven W. Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Jenkins, Philip. Dream Catchers: How Mainstream America Discovered Native Spirituality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Jortner, Adam Joseph. The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Kan, Sergei. Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity through Two Centuries. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.

Koopman, LeRoy. Taking the Jesus Road: The Ministry of the Reformed Church in American Among Native Americans. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2005.

Lewis, Bonnie Sue. Creating Christian Indians: Native Clergy in the Presbyterian Church. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003.

Loftin, John D. Religion and Hopi Life in the Twentieth Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Maroukis, Thomas Constantine. The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.

McLoughlin, William. Cherokees and Missionaries, 1789-1839. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.

Miller, Christopher L. Prophetic Worlds: Indians and Whites on the Columbia Plateau. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1985.

Milner, Clyde A. With Good Intentions: Quaker Work among the Pawnees, Otos, and Omahas in the 1870s. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982.

Niezen, Ronald. Spirit Wars: Native North American Religions in the Age of Nation Building. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Pointer, Richard W. Encounters of the Spirit: Native Americans and European Colonial Religion. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007.

Rubin, Julius H. Tears of Repentance: Christian Indian Identity and Community in Colonial Southern New England. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

Salisbury, Neal. Manitou and Providence: Indians, Europeans, and the Making of New England, 1500-1643. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Sandos, James A. Converting California: Indians and Franciscans in the Missions. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Smith, Tash. Capture These Indians for the Lord: Indians, Methodists, and Oklahomans, 1844-1939. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2014.

Smoak, Gregory E. Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.

Stockel, H. Henrietta. On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity and the Chiricahua Apaches. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2004.

Tarango, Angela. Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

Wallace, Anthony F. C. The Death and Rebirth of the Seneca. New York: Knopf, 1970.

Wenger, Tisa Joy. We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Wheeler, Rachel M. To Live Upon Hope: Mohicans and Missionaries in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Yohn, Susan M. A Contest of Faiths: Missionary Women and Pluralism in the American Southwest. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995.

 

Puritans

Bailey, Richard A. Race and Redemption in Puritan New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Baker, Emerson W. A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Bercovitch, Sacvan. The American Jeremiad. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Bercovitch, Sacvan. The Puritan Origins of the American Self. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.

Boyer, Paul, and Stephen Nissenbaum. Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976.

Bozeman, Theodore Dwight. The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638. Durham: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Bozeman, Theodore Dwight. To Live Ancient Lives: The Primitivist Dimension in Puritanism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Breen, Louise A. Transgressing the Bounds: Subversive Enterprises among the Puritan Elite in Massachusetts, 1630-1692. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Breen, T.H. The Character of the Good Ruler: A Study of Puritan Political Ideas in New England, 1630-1730. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970.

Bremer, Francis J. Congregational Communion: Clerical Friendship in the Anglo-American Puritan Community, 1610-1692. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1994.

Bremer, Francis J. John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Bremer, Francis J. Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Bremer, Francis J. Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Bremer, Francis J., ed. Puritanism: Transatlantic Perspectives on a Seventeenth-Century Anglo-American Faith. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1993.

Bremer, Francis J., and L. A. Botelho, eds. The World of John Winthrop: Essays on England and New England, 1588-1649. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2005.

Bunker, Nick. Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

Bushman, Richard L. From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Cohen, Charles Lloyd. God's Caress. The Psychology of Puritan Religious Experience. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Conforti, Joseph A. Saints and Strangers: New England in British North America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Cooper, James. Tenacious of Their Liberties: The Congregationalists in Colonial Massachusetts. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. New York: Hill and Wang, 1983.

Daniels, Bruce Colin. Puritans at Play: Leisure and Recreation in Colonial New England. New York: St. Martin�s Press, 1995.

Deetz, James, and Patricia Scott Deetz. The Times of Their Lives: Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony. New York: Freeman, 2000.

Delbanco, Andrew. The Puritan Ordeal. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Demos, John. A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Demos, John Putnam. Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Foster, Stephen. The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Making of New England Culture, 1570-1700. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Gildrie, Richard P. The Profane, the Civil and the Godly: The Reformation of Manners in Orthodox New England, 1679-1749. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.

Gordis, Lisa M. Opening Scripture: Bible Reading and Interpretive Authority in Puritan New England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Gura, Philip F. A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: Puritan Radicalism in Seventeenth-Century New England. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1984.

Hall, David D. The Faithful Shepherd: A History of the New England Ministry in the Seventeenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1972.

Hall, David D., ed. Puritans in the New World: A Critical Anthology. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Hall, David D. A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Hall, David D. Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England. New York: Knopf, 1989.

Hambrick-Stowe, Charles E. The Practice of Piety: Puritan Devotional Disciplines in Seventeenth-Century New England. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Hansen, Chadwick. Witchcraft at Salem. New York: G. Braziller, 1969.

Holifield, Brooks. The Covenant Sealed: The Development of Puritan Sacramental Theology in Old and New England, 1570-1720. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974.

Kamensky, Jane. Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Karlsen, Carol F. The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England. New York: Norton, 1987.

Kidd, Thomas. The Protestant Interest: New England After Puritanism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Knight, Janice. Orthodoxies in Massachusetts: Rereading American Puritanism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Knoppers, Laura Lunger. Puritanism and Its Discontents. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2003.

Levy, Barry. Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Lockridge, Kenneth A. A New England Town: The First Hundred Years: Dedham, Massachusetts, 1636-1736. New York: Norton, 1970.

Lucas, Paul R. Valley of Discord: Church and Society Along the Connecticut River, 1636-1725. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1976.

Middlekauff, Robert. The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596-1728. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Miller, Perry. The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954.

Miller, Perry. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953.

Miller, Perry. Orthodoxy in Massachusetts, 1630-1650: A Genetic Study. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1933.

Hardman Moore, Susan. Pilgrims: New World Settlers & the Call of Home. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Morgan, Edmund S. The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop. Boston: Little, Brown, 1958.

Morgan, Edmund S. The Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.

Morgan, Edmund S. Visible Saints: The History of a Puritan Idea. New York: New York University Press, 1963.

Neuman, Meredith Marie. Jeremiah's Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Norton, Mary Beth. In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692. New York: Knopf, 2002.

Pope, Robert G. The Half-Way Covenant: Church Membership in Puritan New England. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969.

Porterfield, Amanda. Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Rivett, Sarah. The Science of the Soul in Colonial New England. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Romero, R. Todd. Making War and Minting Christians: Masculinity, Religion, and Colonialism in Early New England. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011.

Seay, Scott D. Hanging between Heaven and Earth: Capital Crime, Execution Preaching, and Theology in Early New England. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009.

Staloff, Darren. The Making of an American Thinking Class: Intellectuals and Intelligentsia in Puritan Massachusetts. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Stout, Harry S. The New England Soul: preaching and religious culture in colonial New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Tipson, Baird. Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Ulrich, Laurel. Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750. New York: Knopf, 1982.

Valeri, Mark R. Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Van Engen, Abram C. Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Weir, David A. Early New England: A Covenanted Society. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2004.

Weisman, Richard. Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984.

Winship, Michael P. Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, and a City on a Hill. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.

Winship, Michael P. Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Winship, Michael P. Seers of God: Puritan Providentialism in the Restoration and Early Enlightenment. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1970.

Winship, Michael P. The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005.

Woodward, Walter William. Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

 

Colonial Religion

Anderson, Emma. The Death and Afterlife of the North American Martyrs. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013.

Atwood, Craig D. Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.

Bach, Jeff. Voices of the Turtledoves: The Sacred World of Ephrata. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003.

Balmer, Randall Herbert. A Perfect Babel of Confusion: Dutch Religion and English Culture in the Middle Colonies. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Bell, James B. The Imperial Origins of the King's Church in Early America, 1607-1783. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Beneke, Chris, and Christopher S. Grenda, eds. The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Bonomi, Patricia U. Under the Cope of Heaven: Religion, Society and Politics in Colonial America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Brekus, Catherine A. Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

Broeke, Leon van den, Hans Krabbendam, and Dirk Mouw, eds. Transatlantic Pieties: Dutch Clergy in Colonial America. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2012.

Chmielewski, Laura M. The Spice of Popery: Converging Christianities on an Early American Frontier. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.

Clark, Emily. Masterless Mistresses: The New Orleans Ursulines and the Development of a New World Society, 1727-1834. Williamsburg, Va: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2007.

Connors, Richard, and Andrew Colin Gow. Anglo-American Millennialism, from Milton to the Millerites. Leiden: Brill, 2004.

Curran, Robert Emmett. Papist Devils: Catholics in British North America, 1574-1783. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2014.

Engel, Katherine Carté. Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Farrelly, Maura Jane. Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Jesus Is Female: Moravians and the Challenge of Radical Religion in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.

Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

Frost, J. William. A Perfect Freedom: Religious Liberty in Pennsylvania. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Gillespie, Michele, and Robert Beachy, eds. Pious Pursuits: German Moravians in the Atlantic World. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.

Glasson, Travis. Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Goetz, Rebecca Anne. The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

Gregerson, Linda, and Susan Juster. Empires of God: Religious Encounters in the Early Modern Atlantic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Greven, Philip. The Protestant Temperament: Patterns of Child-Rearing, Religious Experience, and the Self in Early America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.

Haefeli, Evan. New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Holland, David F. Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Kamil, Neil. Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the Huguenots' New World, 1517-1751. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.

Krugler, John D. English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Leavelle, Tracy Neal. The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions in French and Indian North America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Lee, Michael J. The Erosion of Biblical Certainty: Battles Over Authority and Interpretation in America. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Levy, Barry. Quakers and the American Family: British Settlement in the Delaware Valley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Lindenauer, Leslie J. Piety and Power: Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Lindman, Janet Moore. Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Little, Thomas J. The Origins of Southern Evangelicalism: Religious Revivalism in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1670-1760. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.

Marietta, Jack D. The Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984.

May, Henry F. The Enlightenment in America. New York: Oxford University Pres, 1976.

Murphy, Andrew R. Conscience and Community: Revisiting Toleration and Religious Dissent in Early Modern England and America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001.

Nash, Gary B. Quakers and Politics: Pennsylvania, 1681-1726. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968.

Nelson, John K. A Blessed Company: Parishes, Parsons, and Parishioners in Anglican Virginia, 1690-1776. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Offutt, William M. Of "Good Laws" and "Good Men": Law and Society in the Delaware Valley, 1680-1710. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Pencak, William. Jews and Gentiles in Early America, 1654-1800. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005.

Pestana, Carla Gardina. Quakers and Baptists in Colonial Massachusetts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Pestana, Carla Gardina. Protestant Empire: Religion and the Making of the British Atlantic World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Randall, Catharine. From a Far Country: Camisards and Huguenots in the Atlantic World. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009.

Rasor, Paul B., and Richard E. Bond, eds. From Jamestown to Jefferson: The Evolution of Religious Freedom in Virginia. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011.

Rivett, Sarah, and Stephanie L. Kirk, eds. Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Rohrer, S. Scott. Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion, and the American Enlightenment. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Holy Fairs: Scottish Communions and American Revivals in the Early Modern Period. Princeton: Princeton U. Press, 1989; 2nd ed., Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2001.

Schwartz, Sally. A Mixed Multitude: The Struggle for Toleration in Colonial Pennsylvania. New York: New York University Press, 1988.

Smith, Samuel C. A Cautious Enthusiasm: Mystical Piety and Evangelicalism in Colonial South Carolina. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.

Spangler, Jewel L. Virginians Reborn: Anglican Monopoly, Evangelical Dissent, and the Rise of the Baptists in the Late Eighteenth Century. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008.

Tomlin, T. J. A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Underwood, James Lowell, and William Lewis Burke, eds. The Dawn of Religious Freedom in South Carolina. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006.

Ward, W. Reginald. Early Evangelicalism: A Global Intellectual History, 1670-1789. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Weddle, Meredith Baldwin. Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Winner, Lauren F. A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.

Woolverton, John Frederick. Colonial Anglicanism in North America. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1984.

Worrall, Arthur J. Quakers in the Colonial Northeast. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1980.

 

The Great Awakening

Brekus, Catherine A. Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

Brown, Robert E. Jonathan Edwards and the Bible. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.

Crawford, Michael J. Seasons of Grace: Colonial New England's Revival Tradition in Its British Context. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Fiering, Norman. Jonathan Edwards's Moral Thought and its British Context. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981.

Gaustad, Edwin Scott. The Great Awakening in New England. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957.

Goen, C.C. Revivalism and Separatism in New England, 1740-1800: Strict Congregationalists and Separate Baptists in the Great Awakening. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.

Grigg, John A. The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Gura, Philip F. Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical. New York: Hill and Wang, 2005.

Hall, Timothy D. Contested Boundaries: Itinerancy and the Reshaping of the Colonial American Religious World. Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.

Hatch, Nathan O., and Harry S. Stout, eds. Jonathan Edwards and the American Experience. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Heimart, Alan. Religion and the American Mind: From the Great Awakening to the Revolution. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966.

Kidd, Thomas S. George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014.

Kidd, Thomas S. The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Kling, David William, and Douglas A. Sweeney, eds.. Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad: Historical Memories, Cultural Movements, Global Horizons. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.

Lambert, Frank. Inventing the "Great Awakening." Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Lambert, Frank. "Pedlar in Divinity": George Whitefield and the Transatlantic Revivals. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994.

Parr, Jessica M. Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism. 2e. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2001.

Smith, John Howard. The First Great Awakening: Redefining Religion in British America, 1725-1775. Lanham, Md: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015.

Spangler, Jewel L. Virginians Reborn: Anglican Monopoly, Evangelical Dissent, and the Rise of the Baptists in the Late Eighteenth Century. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008.

Story, Ronald. Jonathan Edwards and the Gospel of Love. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

Stout, Harry S. The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1991.

Tracy, Patricia J. Jonathan Edwards, Pastor: Religion and Society in Eighteenth-Century Northampton. New York: Hill and Wang, 1980.

Westerkamp, Marilyn J. Triumph of the Laity: Scots-Irish Piety and the Great Awakening, 1625-1760. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Zakai, Avihu. Jonathan Edwards's Philosophy of History: The Reenchantment of the World in the Age of Enlightenment. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.

 

The Revolutionary Era and Early Republic

Albanese, Catherine L. Sons of the Fathers: The Civil Religion of the American Revolution. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1976.

Andrews, Dee E. The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 1760-1800: The Shaping of an Evangelical Culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Balik, Shelby M. Rally the Scattered Believers: Northern New England's Religious Geography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Beneke, Chris. Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Bell, James B. A War of Religion: Dissenters, Anglicans, and the American Revolution. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Bloch, Ruth H. Visionary Republic: Millennial Themes in American Thought, 1756-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Bowers, J. D. Joseph Priestley and English Unitarianism in America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007.

Buggeln, Gretchen Townsend. Temples of Grace: The Material Transformation of Connecticut's Churches, 1790-1840. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2003.

Bulthuis, Kyle T. Four Steeples Over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations. New York: New York University Press, 2014.

Byrd, James P. Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Calvert, Jane E. Quaker Constitutionalism and the Political Thought of John Dickinson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Davidson, James West. The Logic of Millennial Thought: Eighteenth-Century New England. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.

Den Hartog, Jonathan J. Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015.

Doll, Peter M. Revolution, Religion, and National Identity: Imperial Anglicanism in British North America, 1745-1795. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000.

Drakeman, Donald L. Church, State, and Original Intent. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Dreisbach, Daniel L. Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation between Church and State. New York: New York University Press, 2002.

Duncan, Jason K. Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005.

Fea, John. The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Philip Vickers Fithian and the Rural Enlightenment in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Field, Peter S. The Crisis of the Standing Order: Clerical Intellectuals and Cultural Authority in Massachusetts, 1780-1833. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.

Gaustad, Edwin S. Neither King Nor Prelate: Religion and the New Nation, 1776-1826. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1993.

Hall, Mark David, and Daniel L. Dreisbach, eds. Faith and the Founders of the American Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Hanson, Charles P. Necessary Virtue: The Pragmatic Origins of Religious Liberty in New England. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998.

Hatch, Nathan O. The Sacred Cause of Liberty. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.

Hutson, James H., ed. Religion and the New Republic: Faith in the Founding of America. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

Juster, Susan. Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics & Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1996.

Kabala, James S. Church-State Relations in the Early American Republic, 1787-1846. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013.

Kashatus, William C. Conflict and Conviction: A Reappraisal of Quaker Involvement in the American Revolution. Lanham: University Press of America, 1990.

Kidd, Thomas S. God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 2010.

Kuehne, Dale S. Massachusetts Congregationalist Political Thought, 1760-1790: The Design of Heaven. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1996.

Lambert, Frank. The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Lindman, Janet Moore. Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

McGarvie, Mark D. One Nation Under Law: America's Early National Struggles to Separate Church and State. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2004.

McLoughlin, William Gerald. Isaac Backus and the American Pietistic Tradition. Boston: Little, Brown, 1967.

McLoughlin, William Gerald. New England Dissent, 1630-1833: The Baptists and the Separation of Church and State. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971.

Miller, Nicholas Patrick. The Religious Roots of the First Amendment: Dissenting Protestants and the Separation of Church and State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Morrison, Jeffrey H. John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.

Muñoz, Vincent Phillip. God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Porterfield, Amanda. Conceived in Doubt: Religion and Politics in the New American Nation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Ragosta, John A. Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Ragosta, John A. Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy, America's Creed. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013.

Rhoden, Nancy L. Revolutionary Anglicanism: The Colonial Church of England Clergy during the American Revolution. New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Rohrer, S. Scott. Jacob Green's Revolution: Radical Religion and Reform in a Revolutionary Age. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014.

Ruffin, J. Rixey. A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Sassi, Jonathan D. A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Schlereth, Eric R. An Age of Infidels: The Politics of Religious Controversy in the Early United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Thompson, Mary V. In the Hands of a Good Providence: Religion in the Life of George Washington. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008.

Waldman, Steven. Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America. New York: Random House, 2008.

Weinberger, Jerry. Benjamin Franklin Unmasked: On the Unity of His Moral, Religious, and Political Thought. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005.

Wright, Conrad. The Beginnings of Unitarianism in America. Boston: Starr King Press, 1955.

 

The Second Great Awakening

Aamodt, Terrie Dopp, Gary Land, and Ronald L. Numbers, eds. Ellen Harmon White: American Prophet. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Abzug, Robert H. Cosmos Crumbling: American Reform and the Religious Imagination. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Bodo, John R. The Protestant Clergy and Public Issues, 1812-1848. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1954.

Boles, John B. The Great Revival, 1787-1805: The Origins of the Southern Evangelical Mind. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1972.

Braude, Anne. Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth Century America. 2nd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

Brekus, Catherine A. Strangers & Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Bruce, Dickson D., Jr. And They All Sang Hallelujah: Plain-Folk Camp-Meeting Religion, 1800-1845. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1974.

Butler, Jon. Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Carney, Charity R. Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011.

Cross, Whitney R. The Burned-Over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, 1800-1850. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1950.

Demos, John. The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic. New York: Vintage, 2014.

Eslinger, Ellen. Citizens of Zion: The Social Origins of Camp Meeting Revivalism. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1999.

Foster, Charles I. An Errand of Mercy: The Evangelical United Front, 1790-1837. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Gutierrez, Cathy. Plato's Ghost: Spiritualism in the American Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Hambrick-Stowe, Charles E. Charles G. Finney and the Spirit of American Evangelicalism.  Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1996.

Haselby, Sam. The Origins of American Religious Nationalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Hatch, Nathan O. The Democratization of American Christianity. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.

Heyrman, Christine L. Southern Cross: The Beginning of the Bible Belt. New York: Knopf, 1997.

Holland, David F. Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Howe, Daniel Walker. The Unitarian Conscience: Harvard Moral Philosophy, 1805-1861. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Johnson, Paul, and Sean Wilentz. The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Johnson, Paul E. A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revival in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837. New York: Hill and Wang, 1978.

Lawrence, Anna M. One Family Under God: Love, Belonging, and Authority in Early Transatlantic Methodism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Lazerow, Jama. Religion and the Working Class of Antebellum America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.

Loveland, Anne C. Southern Evangelicals and the Social Order, 1800-1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.

Lyerly, Cynthia Lynn. Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Macaulay, John Allen. Unitarianism in the Antebellum South: The Other Invisible Institution. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 2001.

Marsden, George M. The Evangelical Mind and the New School Presbyterian Experience. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970.

Mulder, Philip N. A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Numbers, Ronald L., and Jonathan M. Butler. The Disappointed: Millerism and Millenarianism in the Nineteenth Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Perciaccante, Marianne. Calling Down Fire: Charles Grandison Finney and Revivalism in Jefferson County, New York, 1800-1840. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003.

Richey, Russell E. Methodism in the American Forest. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Rowe, David L. God's Strange Work: William Miller and the End of the World. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 2008.

Schmidt, Leigh. Holy Fairs: Scottish Communions and American Revivals in the Early Modern Period. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Stephan, Scott. Redeeming the Southern Family: Evangelical Women and Domestic Devotion in the Antebellum South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

Sutton, William R. Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998.

Taysom, Stephen C. Shakers, Mormons, and Religious Worlds: Conflicting Visions, Contested Boundaries. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.

Weisberger, Bernard A. They Gathered at the River: The Story of the Great Revivalists and their Impact upon Religion in America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1958.

Wigger, John H. Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Wigger, John H. American Saint: Francis Asbury and the Methodists. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Williams, Jeffrey. Religion and Violence in Early American Methodism: Taking the Kingdom by Force. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.

Wright, Conrad. The Unitarian Controversy: Essays on American Unitarian History. Boston, Mass.: Skinner House Books, 1994.

Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery. Cleveland: Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969.

Mormons

Brooke, John L. The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Brown, Samuel Morris. In Heaven As It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Bushman, Richard L. Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984.

Bushman, Richard L., and Jed Woodworth. Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling. New York: Knopf, 2005.

Farmer, Jared. On Zion's Mount: Mormons, Indians, and the American Landscape. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

Fluhman, J. Spencer. A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Givens, Terryl. By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture That Launched a New World Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Givens, Terryl. The Viper on the Hearth: Mormon Myths and the Construction of Heresy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Homer, Michael W. Joseph's Temples: The Dynamic Relationship between Freemasonry and Mormonism. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2014.

Underwood, Grant. The Millenarian World of Early Mormonism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Winn, Kenneth H. Exiles in a Land of Liberty: Mormons in America, 1830-1846. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

 

Transcendentalism

Albanese, Catherine L. Corresponding Motion: Transcendental Religion and the New America. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1977.

Grodzins, Dean. American Heretic: Theodore Parker and Transcendentalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Gura, Philip F. American Transcendentalism: A History. New York: Hill and Wang, 2007.

Hurth, Elisabeth. Between Faith and Unbelief: American Transcendentalists and the Challenge of Atheism. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Hutchison, William R. The Transcendentalist Ministers: Church Reform in the New England Renaissance. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1959.

Packer, Barbara L. The Transcendentalists. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007.

Rose, Anne C. Transcendentalism as a Social Movement, 1830-1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981.

 

Religion, Slavery, and the Civil War

Aamodt, Terrie Dopp. Righteous Armies, Holy Cause: Apocalyptic Imagery and the Civil War. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2002.

Carey, Brycchan, and Geoffrey Gilbert Plank, eds. Quakers and Abolition. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014.

Clarke, Erskine. By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey. New York: Basic Books, 2013.

Crothers, A. Glenn. Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012.

Fornieri, Joseph R. Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.

Fountain, Daniel L. Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.

Glasson, Travis. Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Goen, C. C. Broken Churches, Broken Nation: Denominational Schisms and the Coming of the American Civil War. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 1985.

Guelzo, Alan. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1999.

Harlow, Luke E. Religion, Race, and the Making of Confederate Kentucky, 1830-1880. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Haynes, Stephen R. Noah's Curse: The Biblical Justification of American Slavery. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Irons, Charles F. The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Moorhead, James H. American Apocalypse: Yankee Protestants and the Civil War, 1860-1869. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.

Noll, Mark A. The Civil War as a Theological Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Oshatz, Molly. Slavery and Sin: The Fight Against Slavery and the Rise of Liberal Protestantism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Perry, Lewis. Radical Abolitionism: Anarchy and the Government of God in Antislavery Thought. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1973.

Rable, George C. God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Remillard, Arthur. Southern Civil Religions: Imagining the Good Society in the Post-Reconstruction Era. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011.

Scott, Sean A. A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Scully, Randolph Ferguson. Religion and the Making of Nat Turner's Virginia: Baptist Community and Conflict, 1740-1840. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008.

Stern, Andrew H. M. Southern Crucifix, Southern Cross: Catholic-Protestant Relations in the Old South. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2012.

Stewart, James Brewer. Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery. New York: Hill and Wang, 1976.

Stout, Harry S. Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War. New York: Viking, 2006.

Stowell, Daniel W. Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Wesley, Timothy L. The Politics of Faith During the Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013.

Wilson, Charles Reagan. Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1980.

Winger, Stewart. Lincoln, Religion, and Romantic Cultural Politics. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2002.

Woodworth, Steven E. While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2001.

Wright, Ben, and Zachary W. Dresser, eds. Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013.

 

Religion in the Nineteenth Century

Abell, Aaron Ignatius. The Urban Impact on American Protestantism, 1865-1900. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1943.

Aubert, Annette G. The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology. New York: Oxford University press, 2013.

Avery, Valeen Tippetts. From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1998.

Bebbington, David W. The Dominance of Evangelicalism: The Age of Spurgeon and Moody. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 2005.

Blum, Edward J. Reforging the White Republic: Race, Religion, and American Nationalism, 1865-1898. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.

Bode, Frederick A. Protestantism and the New South: North Carolina Baptists and Methodists in Political Crisis. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1975.

Boyer, Paul. Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1920. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978.

Bressler, Ann Lee. The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Brown, Candy Gunther. The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Bruce, Dickson D., Jr. Earnestly Contending: Religious Freedom and Pluralism in Antebellum America. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013.

Butler, Anne M. Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Cohen, Naomi Wiener. What the Rabbis Said: The Public Discourse of Nineteenth-Century American Rabbis. New York: New York University Press, 2008.

Carroll, Bret E. Spiritualism in Antebellum America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Carter, Paul A. The Spiritual Crisis of the Gilded Age. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1971.

Carwardine, Richard J. Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Case, Jay Riley. An Unpredictable Gospel: American Evangelicals and World Christianity, 1812-1920. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Caskey, Marie. Chariot of Fire: Religion and the Beecher Family. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.

Cashdollar, Charles D. A Spiritual Home: Life in British and American Reformed Congregations, 1830-1915. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

Chang, Derek. Citizens of a Christian Nation: Evangelical Missions and the Problem of Race in the Nineteenth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.

Cohen, Naomi W. Encounter with Emancipation: The German Jews in the United States, 1830-1914. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1984.

Colbert, Charles. Haunted Visions: Spiritualism and American Art. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Cole, Charles Chester. The Social Ideas of the Northern Evangelists, 1826-1860. New York: Columbia University Press, 1954.

Conkin, Paul K. The Uneasy Center: Reformed Christianity in Antebellum America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Corrigan, John. Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Curtis, Heather D. Faith in the Great Physician: Suffering and Divine Healing in American Culture, 1860-1900. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Davenport, Stewart. Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

DePalma, Margaret C. Dialogue on the Frontier: Catholic and Protestant Relations, 1793-1883. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2004.

Dichtl, John R. Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.

Dorrien, Gary. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805-1900. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox, 2001.

Epstein, Barbara Leslie. The Politics of Domesticity: Women, Evangelicalism and Temperance in Nineteenth-Century America. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1981.

Evansen, Bruce J. God's Man for the Gilded Age: D. L. Moody and the Rise of Modern Mass Evangelism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Fogarty, Robert S. All Things New: American Communes and Utopian Movements,1860-1914. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Foster, Lawrence. Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984 (1981).

Friedman, Jean E. The Enclosed Garden: Women and Community in the Evangelical South, 1830-1900. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985.

Fuller, Wayne E. Morality and the Mail in Nineteenth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Gin Lum, Kathryn. Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Gjerde, Jon. Catholicism and the Shaping of Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Graber, Jennifer. The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons & Religion in Antebellum America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Griffin, Clifford Stephen. Their Brother's Keepers: Moral Stewardship in the United States, 1800-1865. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1960.

Gutjahr, Paul C. Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Hamm, Thomas D. The Transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends, 1800-1907. Urbana: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Handy, Robert T. The Protestant Quest for a Christian America, 1830-1930. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1967.

Hill, Marvin S. Quest for Refuge: The Mormon Flight from American Pluralism. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1989.

Hirrel, Leo P. Children of Wrath: New School Calvinism and Antebellum Reform. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998.

Holifield, E. Brooks. The Gentlemen Theologians: American Theology in Southern Culture, 1795-1860. Durkham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1978.

Holland, David F. Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Ingle, Larry H. Quakers in Conflict: The Hicksite Reformation. Nashville: University of Tennessee Press, 1986.

Jick, Leon A. The Americanization of the Synagogue, 1820-1870. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1976.

Kilde, Jeanne Halgren. When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Loewen, Roydon. Hidden Worlds: Revisiting the Mennonite Migrants of the 1870s. North Newton, Kans.: Bethel College, 2001.

Martínez, Juan Francisco. Sea La Luz: The Making of Mexican Protestantism in the American Southwest, 1829-1900. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2006.

Mason, Patrick Q. The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Mathews, Donald G. Religion in the Old South. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.

May, Henry F. Protestant Churches and Industrial America. New York: Harper, 1949.

McDannell, Colleen. The Christian Home in Victorian America, 1840-1900. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.

McGarry, Molly. Ghosts of Futures Past: Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

Modern, John Lardas. Secularism in Antebellum America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Noll, Mark A., ed. God and Mammon: Protestants, Money, and the Market, 1790-1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Nord, David Paul. Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Pasquier, Michael. Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Pinheiro, John C. Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican American War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Rabinowitz, Richard. The Spiritual Self in Everyday Life: The Transformation of Religious Expression in Nineteenth-Century New England. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1989.

Ratner, Lorman, Paula T. Kaufman, and Dwight L. Teeter. Paradoxes of Prosperity: Wealth-Seeking Versus Christian Values in Pre-Civil War America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Rohrer, S. Scott. Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Rose, Anne C. Beloved Strangers: Interfaith Families in Nineteenth-Century America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Roy, Jody M. Rhetorical Campaigns of the 19th Century Anti-Catholics and Catholics in America. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1999.

Schantz, Mark S. Piety in Providence: Class Dimensions of Religious Experience in Antebellum Rhode Island. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Restless Souls: The Making of American Spirituality. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

Schneider, A. Gregory. The Way of the Cross Leads Home: The Domestication of American Methodism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Schwain, Kristin. Signs of Grace: Religion and American Art in the Gilded Age. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Schultz, Nancy Lusignan. Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. New York: Free Press, 2000.

Scott, Donald M. From Office to Profession: The New England Ministry, 1750-1850. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978.

Shalev, Eran. American Zion: The Old Testament As a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014.

Slatton, Jim. W. H. Whitsitt: The Man and the Controversy. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2009.

Smith, Brett H. Labor's Millennium: Christianity, Industrial Education, and the Founding of the University of Illinois. Eugene, Ore: Pickwick Publications, 2010.

Smith, Frank. Robert G. Ingersoll: A Life. Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1990.

Smith, Ryan K. Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses: Anti-Catholicism and American Church Designs in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Smith, Timothy Lawrence. Revivalism and Social Reform: American Protestantism on the Eve of the Civil War. New York: Harper & Row, 1957.

Stephens, Lester D. Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

Stern, Andrew H. M. Southern Crucifix, Southern Cross: Catholic-Protestant Relations in the Old South. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2012.

Stokes, Claudia. The Altar at Home: Sentimental Literature and Nineteenth-Century American Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Talbot, Christine. A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013.

Teed, Paul E. A Revolutionary Conscience: Theodore Parker and Antebellum America. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2012.

Tucker, Cynthia Grant. No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Turner, John G. Brigham Young, Pioneer Prophet. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.

Turner, James. Without God, Without Creed: The Origins of Unbelief in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Tyrrell, Ian R. Reforming the World: The Creation of America's Moral Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Villerbu, Tangi. Les missions du Minnesota: catholicisme et colonisation dans l'ouest américain, 1830-1860. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2014.

Volk, Kyle G. Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Wilhelm, Cornelia. The Independent Orders of B'nai B'rith and True Sisters: Pioneers of a New Jewish Identity, 1843-1914. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2011.

Wills, Gregory A. Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Wright, Conrad Edick. American Unitarianism, 1805-1865. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1989.

Young, Michael P. Bearing Witness against Sin: The Evangelical Birth of the American Social Movement. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

 

Religion at the Turn of the Twentieth Century and the Social Gospel

Ashcraft, W. Michael. The Dawn of the New Cycle: Point Loma Theosophists and American Culture. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2002.

Bennett, James B. Religion and the Rise of Jim Crow in New Orleans. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Burns, David. The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus. Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Butler, Anne M. Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Carter, Heath W. Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Cohen, Michael R. The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Creation of an American Religious Movement. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.

Compton, John W. The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Cummings, Kathleen Sprows. New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Crunden, Robert Morse. Ministers of Reform: The Progressives' Achievement in American Civilization, 1889-1920. New York: Basic Books, 1982.

Davis, Morris L. The Methodist Unification: Christianity and the Politics of Race in the Jim Crow Era. New York: New York University Press, 2008.

Ebel, Jonathan H. Faith in the Fight: Religion and the American Soldier in the Great War. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Evans, Christopher Hodge. The Kingdom Is Always but Coming: A Life of Walter Rauschenbusch. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2004.

Flake, Kathleen. The Politics of American Religious Identity: The Seating of Senator Reed Smoot, Mormon Apostle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

Foster, Gaines M. Moral Reconstruction: Christian Lobbyists and the Federal Legislation of Morality, 1865-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Gloege, Timothy E. W. Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Handy, Robert. Undermined Establishment: Church-State Relations in America, 1880-1920. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Harper, Keith. The Quality of Mercy: Southern Baptists and Social Christianity, 1890-1920. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1996.

Harris, Susan K. God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Hartley, Benjamin L. Evangelicals at a Crossroads: Revivalism and Social Reform in Boston, 1860-1910. Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.

Harvey, Paul. Redeeming the South: Religious Cultures and Racial Identities among Southern Baptists, 1865-1925. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Hopkins, Charles Howard. The Rise of the Social Gospel in American Protestantism, 1865-1915. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940.

Israel, Charles A. Before Scopes: Evangelicalism, Education, and Evolution in Tennessee, 1870-1925. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004.

Klapper, Melissa R. Jewish Girls Coming of Age in America, 1860-1920. New York: New York University Press, 2005.

Lears, T.J. Jackson. No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920. New York: Pantheon Books, 1981.

Marsden, George M. Fundamentalism and American Culture: The Shaping of Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism, 1870-1925. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980.

McCullough, Matthew. The Cross of War: Christian Nationalism and U.S. Expansion in the Spanish American War. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.

McMillen, Sally G. To Raise Up the South: Sunday Schools in Black and White Churches, 1865-1915. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.

McMullen, Josh. Under the Big Top: Big Tent Revivalism and American Culture, 1885-1925. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Mirola, William A. Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014.

Moloney, Deirdre M. American Catholic Lay Groups and Transatlantic Social Reform in the Progressive Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Moorhead, James H. World Without End: Mainstream American Protestant Visions of the Last Things, 1880-1925. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999.

Neilson, Reid Larkin. Early Mormon Missionary Activities in Japan, 1901-1924: Strangers in a Strange Land. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, 2010.

Neilson, Reid Larkin. Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-Day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Nordstrom, Justin. Danger on the Doorstep: Anti-Catholicism and American Print Culture in the Progressive Era. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.

Pope-Levison, Priscilla. Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Roll, Jarod. Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Putney, Clifford. Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Rieser, Andrew Chamberlin. The Chautauqua Moment: Protestants, Progressives, and the Culture of Modern Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Rzeznik, Thomas F. Church and Estate: Religion and Wealth in Industrial-Era Philadelphia. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013.

Sandeen, Ernest R. The Roots of Fundamentalism: British and American Millenarianism, 1800-1930. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1970.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman. New York, NY: Basic Books, 2010.

Schoepflin, Rennie B. Christian Science on Trial: Religious Healing in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2003.

Seager, Richard Hughes. The World's Parliament of Religions: The East/West Encounter, Chicago, 1893. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.

Setran, David P. The College "Y": Student Religion in the Era of Secularization. New York: Palgrave, 2007.

Smith, Gary Scott. The Search for Social Salvation: Social Christianity and America, 1880-1925. Lanham: Lexington, 2000.

Sorin, Gerald. The Prophetic Minority: American Jewish Immigrant Radicals, 1880-1920. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Szasz, Ferenc Morton. The Divided Mind of Protestant America, 1880-1930. University, Ala.: University of Alabama Press, 1982.

Taiz, Lillian. Hallelujah Lads & Lasses: Remaking the Salvation Army in America, 1880-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

White, Christopher G. Unsettled Minds: Psychology and the American Search for Spiritual Assurance, 1830-1940. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

White, Ronald C., Jr., and C. Howard Hopkins. The Social Gospel: Religion and Reform in Changing America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1976.

Wilhelm, Cornelia. Deutsche Juden in Amerika: bürgerliches Selbstbewusstsein und jüdische Identität in den Orden B'nai B'rith und Treue Schwestern, 1843-1914. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2007.

Woods, Thomas E. The Church Confronts Modernity: Catholic Intellectuals and the Progressive Era. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.

Yorgason, Ethan R. Transformation of the Mormon Culture Region. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

 

Twentieth-Century Religion before World War II

Abrams, Douglas Carl. Selling the Old-Time Religion: American Fundamentalists and Mass Culture, 1920-1940. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001.

Appelbaum, Patricia Faith. Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Baker, Kelly. Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK's Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011.

Bendroth, Margaret Lamberts. Fundamentalists in the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Berman, Lila Corwin. Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel. Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody's Sister. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1993.

Boobbyer, Philip. The Spiritual Vision of Frank Buchman. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013.

Cadegan, Una M. All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013.

Cauthen, Kenneth. The Impact of American Religious Liberalism. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1983.

Carter, Paul A. The Decline and Revival of the Social Gospel: Social and Political Liberalism in American Protestant Churches, 1920-1940. Hamden, Ct.: Archon Books, 1971.

Coffman, Elesha J. The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Cummings, Kathleen Sprows, and R. Scott Appleby, eds. Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2012.

Danielson, Leilah. American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Davis, Morris L. The Methodist Unification: Christianity and the Politics of Race in the Jim Crow Era. New York: New York University Press, 2008.

Dorsett, Lyle W. Billy Sunday and the Redemption of Urban America. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1991.

Feingold, Henry L. A Time for Searching: Entering the Mainstream, 1920-1945. Vol. 4 of Henry L. Feingold, ed., The Jewish People in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Gellman, Erik S., and Jarod Roll. The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America. University of Illinois Press, 2011.

Glass, William R. Strangers in Zion: Fundamentalists in the South 1900-1950. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2001.

Greene, Daniel. The Jewish Origins of Cultural Pluralism: The Menorah Association and American Diversity. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.

Gurock, Jeffrey S. and Jacob J. Schacter. A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordechai Kaplan, Orthodoxy and American Judaism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Hangen, Tona J. Redeeming the Dial: Radio, Religion, and Popular Culture in America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Harrell, David Edwin, Jr. The Churches of Christ in the Twentieth Century: Homer Hailey's Personal Journey of Faith. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2000.

Hedstrom, Matthew S. The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Hulsether, Mark. Religion, Culture and Politics in the Twentieth-Century United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Hutchison, William R. The Modernist Impulse in American Protestantism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976.

Kane, Paula M. Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

Katerberg, William H. Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.

Kosek, Joseph Kip. Acts of Conscience: Christian Nonviolence and Modern American Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Lienesch, Michael. In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Lindvall, Terry. Sanctuary Cinema: Origins of the Christian Film Industry. New York: New York University Press, 2007.

Magee, Malcolm D. What the World Should Be: Woodrow Wilson and the Crafting of a Faith-Based Foreign Policy. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2008.

Marlett, Jeffrey D. Saving the Heartland: Catholic Missionaries in Rural America, 1920-1960. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2002.

Martin, Robert F. Hero of the Heartland: Billy Sunday and the Transformation of American Society, 1862-1935. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.

Martínez, Anne M. Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism Onto American Empire, 1905-1935. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014.

Meyer, Donald. The Protestant Search for Political Realism, 1919-1941. 2nd ed. Middletown, Ct.: Wesleyan University Press, 1988.

Orsi, Robert. The Madonna of 115th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1880-1950. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Orsi, Robert A. Thank You, St. Jude: Women's Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

Peters, Shawn Francis. Judging Jehovah's Witnesses: Religious Persecution and the Dawn of the Rights Revolution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Piehl, Mel. Breaking Bread: The Catholic Worker and the Origin of Catholic Radicalism in America. 1982. Reprint, Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006.

Portier, William L. Divided Friends: Portraits of the Roman Catholic Modernist Crisis in the United States. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2013.

Prentiss, Craig R. Debating God's Economy: Social Justice in American on the Eve of Vatican II. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008.

Robinson, Thomas A., and Lanette R. Ruff. Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Romanowski, William D. Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Ruotsila, Markku. The Origins of Christian Anti-Internationalism: Conservative Evangelicals and the League of Nations. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2008.

Schweitzer, Richard. The Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt Among British and American Great War Soldiers. Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers, 2003.

Slawson, Douglas J. The Department of Education Battle, 1918-1932: Public Schools, Catholic Schools, and the Social Order. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.

Smith, Erin A. What Would Jesus Read? Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Sutton, Matthew Avery. Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007.

Sutton, Matthew Avery. American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Synan, Vinson, and Vinson Synan. The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, 1997.

Synan, Vinson, ed. The Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001.

Umansky, Ellen M. From Christian Science to Jewish Science: Spiritual Healing and American Jews. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Wacker, Grant. Heaven Below: Early Pentecostals and American Culture. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

 

Religion since World War II

Allitt, Patrick. Religion in America Since 1945: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Anderson, Irvine H. Biblical Interpretation and Middle East Policy: The Promised Land, America, and Israel, 1917-2002. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.

Appelbaum, Patricia Faith. Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Appleby, R. Scott, and Kathleen Sprows Cummings, eds. Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012.

Badillo, David A. Latinos and the New Immigrant Church. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Bergler, Thomas E. The Juvenilization of American Christianity. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2012.

Berman, Lila Corwin. Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Berman, Lila Corwin. Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Bogaski, George. American Protestants and the Debate Over the Vietnam War: Evil Was Loose in the World. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2014.

Boobbyer, Philip. The Spiritual Vision of Frank Buchman. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013.

Boyer, Paul S. When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Brenneman, Todd M. Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Brett, Edward T. The U.S. Catholic Press on Central America: From Cold War Anticommunism to Social Justice. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003.

Brown, Steven Preston. Trumping Religion: The New Christian Right, the Free Speech Clause, and the Courts. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2002.

Burkee, James C. Power, Politics, and the Missouri Synod: A Conflict That Changed American Christianity. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011.

Carenen, Caitlin. The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and Israel. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Carpenter, Joel A. Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Chen, Carolyn. Getting Saved in America: Taiwanese Immigration and Religious Experience. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Chidester, David. Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown. Revised Edition. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003 (1988).

Clark, Victoria. Allies for Armageddon: The Rise of Christian Zionism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Coffman, Elesha J. The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Cohen, Steven M., and Arnold M. Eisen. The Jew Within: Self, Family, and Community in America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.

Danielson, Leilah. American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Diamond, Etan. Souls of the City: Religion and the Search for Community in Postwar America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003.

Dierenfield, Bruce J. The Battle over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2007.

Dochuk, Darren. From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism. New York: Norton, 2011.

Dupont, Carolyn Renée. Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Edwards, Mark Thomas. The Right of the Protestant Left: God's Totalitarianism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Ellwood, Robert S. 1950: Crossroads of American Religious Life. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox, 2000.

Eskridge, Larry. God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Feldman, Egal. Catholics and Jews in Twentieth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press: 2001.

Finstuen, Andrew S. Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Flippen, J. Brooks. Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011.

Flowers, Elizabeth Hill. Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women & Power Since World War II. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth A., and Ken Fones-Wolf. Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.

Gardella, Peter. American Angels: Useful Spirits in the Material World. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2007.

Gasaway, Brantley W. Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

Gill, Jill K. Embattled Ecumenism: The National Council of Churches, the Vietnam War, and the Trials of the Protestant Left. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011.

Gordon, Sarah Barringer. The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

Gorry, Jonathan. Cold War Christians and the Spectre of Nuclear Deterrence: 1945-1959. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Haberski, Raymond J. God and War: American Civil Religion Since 1945. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2012.

Hankins, Barry. God's Rascal: J. Frank Norris and the Beginnings of Southern Fundamentalism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996.

Hankins, Barry. Francis Schaeffer and the Shaping of Evangelical America. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2008.

Hart, D. G. That Old-Time Religion in Modern America: Evangelical Protestantism in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: Dee, 2002.

Henold, Mary J. Catholic and Feminist: The Surprising History of the American Catholic Feminist Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Herzog, Jonathan P. The Spiritual-Industrial Complex: America's Religious Battle against Communism in the Early Cold War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Hinojosa, Felipe. Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Holscher, Kathleen A. Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Hulsether, Mark. Religion, Culture and Politics in the Twentieth-Century United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Ingersoll, Julie. Building God's Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Inboden, William. Religion and American Foreign Policy, 1945-1960: The Soul of Containment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Katz, Emily Alice. Bringing Zion Home: Israel in American Jewish Culture, 1948-1967. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2015.

Kent, Stephen A. From Slogans to Mantras: Social Protest and Religious Conversion in the Late Vietnam War Era. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001.

Kosek, Joseph Kip. Acts of Conscience: Christian Nonviolence and Modern American Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Lahr, Angela M. Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Layman, Geoffrey. The Great Divide: Religious and Cultural Conflict in American Party Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.

LeBeau, Bryan F. The Atheist: Madalyn Murray O'Hair. New York: New York University Press, 2003.

Lints, Richard. Progressive and Conservative Religious Ideologies: The Tumultuous Decade of the 1960s. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2010.

Loveland, Anne C. Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Since 1945. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2014.

Luhr, Eileen. Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Marsden, George M. Reforming Fundamentalism: Fuller Seminary and the New Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1987.

McAndrews, Lawrence J. What They Wished For: American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014.

McCarraher, Eugene. Christian Critics: Religion and the Impasse in Modern American Social Thought. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2000.

McVicar, Michael J. Christian Reconstruction: R.J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Miller, Steven P. Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Miller, Steven P. The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Moreton, Bethany. To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Murray, Peter C. Methodists and the Crucible of Race 1930-1975. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004.

Myers-Shirk, Susan E. Helping the Good Shepherd: Pastoral Counselors in a Psychotherapeutic Culture, 1925-1975. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Nabhan-Warren, Kristy. The Cursillo Movement in America: Catholics, Protestants, and Fourth-Day Spirituality. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

Nabhan-Warren, Kristy. The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing, and Mexican American Activism. New York: New York University Press, 2005.

Newman, Mark. Getting Right with God: Southern Baptists and Desegregation, 1945-1995. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Oliver, Kendrick. To Touch the Face of God: The Sacred, the Profane and the American Space Program, 1957-1975. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Oppenheimer, Mark. Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.

O'Toole, James M., ed. Habits of Devotion: Catholic Religious Practice in Twentieth-Century America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Peters, Shawn Francis. The Catonsville Nine: A Story of Faith and Resistance in the Vietnam Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Porterfield, Amanda. The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late-Twentieth Century Awakening. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Poyo, Gerald Eugene. Cuban Catholics in the United States, 1960 - 1980 Exile and Integration. Notre Dame, Ind: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 2007.

Romanowski, William D. Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Rosswurm, Steven. The FBI and the Catholic Church, 1935-1962. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.

Ruble, Sarah E. Gospel of Freedom and Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Sánchez-Walsh, Arlene M. Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and Society. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Schäfer, Axel R. Piety and Public Funding: Evangelicals and the State in Modern America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Schäfer, Axel R. Countercultural Conservatives: American Evangelicalism from the Postwar Revival to the New Christian Right. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011.

Schäfer, Axel R., ed. American Evangelicals and the 1960s. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

Schultz, Kevin Michael. Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Settje, David E. Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars. New York: New York University Press, 2011.

Shapiro, Edward S. A Time for Healing: American Jewry Since World War II. Vol. 5 of Henry L. Feingold, ed., The Jewish People in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Smith, Anthony Burke. The Look of Catholics: Portrayals in Popular Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010.

Snape, Michael. God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America's Armed Forces in World War II. Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2015.

Staub, Michael E. Torn at the Roots: The Crisis of Jewish Liberalism in Postwar America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Stevens, Jason W. God-Fearing and Free: A Spiritual History of America's Cold War. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010.

Stowe, David W. No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Stricklin, David. A Genealogy of Dissent: Southern Baptist Protest in the Twentieth Century. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999.

Sutton, Matthew Avery. American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Swartz, David R. Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Szasz, Ferenc Morton. Religion in the Modern American West. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Synan, Vinson, and Vinson Synan. The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 1997.

Synan, Vinson, ed. The Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001.

Tipton, Steven M. Getting Saved from the Sixties: Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982.

Treviño, Roberto R. The Church in the Barrio: Mexican American Ethno-Catholicism in Houston. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Turner, John G. Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Wacker, Grant. America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Watt, Alan J. Farm Workers and the Churches: The Movement in California and Texas. Texas A&M University Press, 2010.

Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Judaism in Contemporary America. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis University Press, 1993.

Whitt, Jacqueline E. Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

Williams, Daniel K. God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Willis, Alan Scot. All According to God's Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and Race, 1945-1970. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

Worthen, Molly. Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988.

Wuthnow, Robert. After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Wuthnow, Robert. After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Wuthnow, Robert. Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014.

Young, Neil J. We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

 

Women

See also Keller, Rosemary Skinner, and Rosemary Radford Ruether. Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.

Ashton, Dianne. Rebecca Gratz: Women and Judaism in Antebellum America. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1997.

Bendroth, Margaret Lamberts, and Virginia Lieson Brereton, eds. Women and Twentieth-Century Protestantism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.

Billingsley, Scott. It's a New Day: Race and Gender in the Modern Charismatic Movement. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008.

Boyd, Lois A., and R. Douglas Brackenridge. Presbyterian Women in America: Two Centuries of a Quest for Status. 2nd ed. Westport, Ct.: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Braude, Anne. Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth Century America. 2nd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

Brekus, Catherine A. Strangers & Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Butler, Anthea D. Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making a Sanctified World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Coburn, Carol K., and Martha Smith. Spirited Lives: How Nuns Shaped Catholic Culture and American Life, 1836-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Cummings, Kathleen Sprows. New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Devens, Carol. Countering Colonization: Native American Women and Great Lakes Missions, 1630-1900. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Douglas, Ann. The Feminization of American Culture. New York: Knopf, 1977.

Eason, Andrew Mark. Women in God's Army: Gender and Equality in the Salvation Army. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2003.

Flowers, Elizabeth Hill. Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women & Power Since World War II. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Gedge, Karin E. Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Ginzberg, Lori D. Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

Goldman, Karla. Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Grammer, Elizabeth Elkin. Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in Nineteenth Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Hardesty, Nancy A. Women Called to Witness: Evangelical Feminism in the 19th Century. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1984.

Harline, Paula Kelly. The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Henold, Mary J. Catholic and Feminist: The Surprising History of the American Catholic Feminist Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Hunter, Jane. The Gospel of Gentility: American Women Missionaries in Turn-of-the-Century China. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.

Juster, Susan. Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics & Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1996.

Koehler, Lyle. A Search for Power: The "Weaker Sex" in Seventeenth-Century New England. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1980.

Nadell, Pamela S. Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women's Ordination, 1889-1985. Boston: Beacon, 1998.

Pope-Levison, Priscilla. Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era. New York: NYU Press, 2013.

Robert, Dana Lee. American Women in Mission: A Social History of their Thought and Practice. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 1996.

Singh, Maina Chawla. Gender, Religion, and "Heathen Lands": American Missionary Women in South Asia (1860s-1940s). New York: Garland, 2000.

Sullivan, Regina D. Lottie Moon: A Southern Baptist Missionary to China in History and Legend. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011.

Thurman, Suzanne R. "O Sisters Ain't You Happy?" Gender, Family, and Community among the Harvard and Shirley Shakers, 1781-1918. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2002.

Ulrich, Laurel. Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750. New York: Knopf, 1982.

Westerkamp, Marilyn J. Women and Religion in Early America, 1600-1850: The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Yohn, Susan M. A Contest of Faiths: Missionary Women and Pluralism in the American Southwest. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995.

 

African Americans

Baer, Hans A., and Merrill Singer. African-American Religion in the Twentieth Century: Varieties of Protest and Accommodation. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1992.

Bailey, Julius. Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865-1900. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.

Bailey, Julius. Race Patriotism: Protest and Print Culture in the AME Church. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012.

Bennett, James B. Religion and the Rise of Jim Crow in New Orleans. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Best, Wallace D. Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Billingsley, Scott. It's a New Day: Race and Gender in the Modern Charismatic Movement. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008.

Blum, Edward J., and Paul Harvey. The Color of Christ: The Son of God & the Saga of Race in America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Botham, Fay. Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, & American Law. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Butler, Anthea D. Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making a Sanctified World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Callahan, Allen Dwight. The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Chappell, David L. A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Chireau, Yvonne Patricia. Black Magic: Religion and the African American Conjuring Tradition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Collier-Thomas, Bettye. Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion. New York: Knopf, 2010.

Curtis, Edward E. Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Curtis, Edward E., and Danielle Brune Sigler, eds. The New Black Gods: Arthur Huff Fauset and the Study of African American Religions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Dargan, William T. Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.

Dorman, Jacob S. Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Fountain, Daniel L. Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.

Frey, Sylvia R., and Betty Wood. Come Shouting to Zion: African American Protestantism in the American South and British Caribbean to 1830. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Fulop, Timothy E. and Albert J. Raboteau, ed. African-American Religion: Interpretive Essays in History and Culture. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Hardy, Clarence E. James Baldwin's God: Sex, Hope, and Crisis in Black Holiness Culture. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2003.

Harvey, Paul. Freedom's Coming: Religious Culture and the Shaping of the South from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Kidd, Colin. The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Lincoln, C. Eric, and Lawrence H. Mamiya. The Black Church in the African American Experience. Durham: Duke University Press, 1990.

Little, Lawrence S. Disciples of Liberty: The African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Age of Imperialism, 1884-1916. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000.

Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F. Setting Down the Sacred Past: African-American Race Histories. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010.

Martin, Lerone A. Preaching on Wax: The Phonograph and the Shaping of Modern African American Religion. New York: New York University Press, 2014.

McNeil, Genna Rae. Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2013.

Melton, J. Gordon. A Will to Choose: The Origins of African American Methodism. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.

Mitchell, Henry H. Black Church Beginnings: The Long-Hidden Realities of the First Years. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2004.

Miller, Albert George. Elevating the Race: Theophilus G. Steward, Black Theology, and the Making of an African American Civil Society, 1865-1924. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2003.

Newman, Mark. Divine Agitators: The Delta Ministry and Civil Rights in Mississippi. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004.

Newman, Richard S. Freedom's Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers. New York: New York University Press, 2008.

Oltman, Adele. Sacred Mission, Worldly Ambition: Black Christian Nationalism in the Age of Jim Crow. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

Pinn, Anthony B., ed. Moral Evil and Redemptive Suffering: A History of Theodicy in African-American Religious Thought. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002.

Pinn, Anne H., and Anthony B. Pinn. Introduction to Black Church History. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress, 2002.

Pinn, Anthony B. The Black Church in the Post-Civil Rights Era. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2002.

Raboteau, Albert J. Canaan Land: A Religious History of African Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Also issued in 1999 in hardcover as African American Religion.

Raboteau, Albert J. A Fire in the Bones: Reflections on African-American Religious History. Boston: Beacon, 1995.

Raboteau, Albert J. Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution" in the Antebellum South. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Robinson, Edward J. Show Us How You Do It: Marshall Keeble and the Rise of Black Churches of Christ in the United States, 1914-1968. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008.

Salvatore, Nick. Singing in a Strange Land: C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America. New York: Little, Brown, 2005.

Savage, Barbara Dianne. Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

Sernett, Milton C. Bound for the Promised Land: African American Religion and the Great Migration. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.

Sobel, Mechal. Travelin' On: The Slave Journey to an Afro-Baptist Faith. Westport, Ct.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Thompson, H. Paul. A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865-1887. DeKalb, Ill.: NIU Press, 2012.

Townsend, Craig D. Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

Weisenfeld, Judith. Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

White, Calvin, Jr. The Rise to Respectability: Race, Religion, and the Church of God in Christ. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2012.

Yong, Amos, and Estrelda Alexander, eds. Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2011.

 

Science and Religion

Artigas, Mariano, Thomas F. Glick, and Rafael A. Martínez. Negotiating Darwin: The Vatican Confronts Evolution, 1877-1902. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Bozeman, Theodore Dwight. Protestants in an Age of Science: The Baconian Ideal and Ante-bellum American Religious Thought. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1977.

Conkin, Paul Keith. When All the Gods Trembled: Darwinism, Scopes, and American Intellectuals. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998.

Conser, Walter H. God and the Natural World: Religion and Science in Antebellum America. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1993.

Croce, Paul Jerome. Science and Religion in the Era of William James. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Gilbert, James Burkhart. Redeeming Culture: American Religion in an Age of Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Gundlach, Bradley J. Process and Providence: The Evolution Question at Princeton, 1845-1929. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2013.

Hazen, Craig J. The Village Enlightenment in America: Popular Religion and Science in the 19th Century. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Hovenkamp, Herbert. Science and Religion in America, 1800-1860. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978.

Larson, Edward J. Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Larson, Edward J. Trial and Error: The American Controversy over Creation and Evolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Livingstone, David N., D. G. Hart, and Mark A. Noll, eds. Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Livingstone, David N. Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Moore, James R. The Post-Darwinian Controversies: A Study of the Protestant Struggle to Come to Terms with Darwin in Great Britain and America, 1870-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Numbers, Ronald L. The Creationists. New York: A. A. Knopf, 1992.

Numbers, Ronald L. Darwinism Comes to America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Stephens, Lester D. Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

Thomson, Keith. Before Darwin: Reconciling God and Nature. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

 

Missions

Demos, John. The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic. New York: Vintage, 2014.

Shenk, Wilbert R. North American Foreign Missions, 1810-1914: Theology, Theory, and Policy. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2004.

Makdisi, Ussama Samir. Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Sharkey, Heather J. American Evangelicals in Egypt: Missionary Encounters in an Age of Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Tyrrell, Ian R. Reforming the World: The Creation of America's Moral Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Walther, Karine V. Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.


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