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HIGHLIGHTS Paranoid Science

Drawn to the Gods

The Christian Right’s War on Reality ANTONY ALUMKAL

Religion and Humor in The Simpsons, South Park, and Family Guy

“A reliable and insightful guide to the fever swamps of evangelical science denial. A gripping, disturbing, and important contribution.” —Glenn Branch, Deputy Director, National Center for Science Education 256 pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-2713-8 • $35.00

Hollywood’s Spies The Undercover Surveillance of Nazis in Los Angeles

LAURA B. ROSENZWEIG Tells the incredible story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s. 320 pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-5517-9 • $29.95

DAVID FELTMATE A new world of religious satire illuminated through the layers of religion and humor that make up the The Simpsons, South Park and Family Guy. 304 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-9036-1 • $28.00

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The Social Gospel in American Religion A History CHRISTOPHER H. EVANS A engaging history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement. 304 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-8857-3 • $28.00

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Paranormal America, Second Edition

The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó

Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture

America’s Miraculous Church

CHRISTOPHER D. BADER , JOSEPH O. BAKER AND F. CARSON MENCKEN The untold account of the countless Americans who believe in, or personally experience, paranormal phenomena.

BRETT HENDRICKSON The remarkable history of the Santuario de Chimayó, the church whose world-renowned healing powers have drawn visitors to its steps for centuries. 264 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-8427-8 • $30.00

304 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-1528-9 • $28.00

Growing God’s Family

The Mary Daly Reader

The Global Orphan Care Movement and the Limits of Evangelical Activism

MARY DALY Edited by JENNIFER RYCENGA and LINDA BARUFALDI Preface by ROBIN MORGAN

SAMUEL L. PERRY Illustrates the hidden challenges embedded within the evangelical adoption movement. 288 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-0305-7 • $30.00

Biographical Sketch by

MARY E. HUNT “[A] great trained philosopher, theologian, and poet, [Daly] used all of those tools to demolish patriarchy...in its most defended place...religion.” —Gloria Steinem, Boston Globe 464 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-7776-8 • $35.00

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HIGHLIGHTS Langston's Salvation American Religion and the Bard of Harlem

WALLACE D. BEST “The road to Langston’s “salvation” was not straight, and as he charts its course over time, Best enlarges the field of American religious history and the meaning of modern ‘religion’ itself.” —Robert A. Orsi, Professor of Religious Studies and History, Northwestern

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology M. COOPER HARRISS “Each chapter brings Ellison into conversation with other thinkers to show a religious lineage to his thinking while also tackling a chronological period or particular theme” —Publishers Weekly 288 pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-2301-7 • $30.00

320 pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-3489-1 • $35.00

Winner of the 2017 Alberts Rasotean Book Price for Best Book in Africana Religions from the Journal of Africana Religions

New World A-Coming Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration

JUDITH WEISENFELD “A magnificent, thoughtfully researched work which breaks new theoretical ground on race, religion and the Great Migration.” —Anthea Butler, University of Pennsylvania 368 Pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-8880-1 • $35.00

Televised Redemption Black Religious Media and Racial Empowerment

CAROLYN MOXLEY ROUSE, JOHN L. JACKSON, JR., and MARLA F. FREDERICK How Black Christians, Muslims, and Jews have used media to prove their equality, not only in the eyes of God but in society. 256 Pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-7603-7 • $89.00

Winner of the 2015 Frank Sot Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History

Honorable mention for PROSE Award, Theology & Religions studies

The Ground Has Shifted

The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America

WALTER EARL FLUKER “[S]oars with a deep, long memory alive in the present – a present that reeks of a ‘cultural asylum’ that he notes the Black Lives Movement is shattering!” —Cornel West 304 Pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-1038-3 • $35.00 In the Religion, Race, and Ethnicity series

The Divided Mind of the Black Church Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

RAPHAEL G. WARNOCK “The book reads as an altar call to action that honors the liberationist roots of a global church community, regardless of race or gender.” —Publishers Weekly 276 Pages • Cloth 978-0- 8147-9446- 3 • $30.00

Preaching on Wax

Pillars of Cloud and Fire

The Phonograph and the Shaping of Modern African American Religion

The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

LERONE A. MARTIN “After reading this book, I now understand...what it was that entranced me when first listening more than twenty years ago. ” —Church History 240 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-9095- 8 • $24.00

HERBERT ROBINSON MARBURY “Marbury brilliantly functions as historical, literary, rhetorical and ideological critic...[A] must read.” —Randall C. Bailey, Interdenominational Theological Center 272 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-1250- 9 • $26.00 In the Religion and Social Transformation series

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G R E AT F O R CO U R S E S Alternative Sociologies of Religion

Faithful Measures New Methods in the Measurement of Religion Edited by ROGER FINKE and

Through Non-Western Eyes

JAMES V. SPICKARD

CHRISTOPHER D. BADER

Explores what the sociology of religion would look like had it emerged in a Confucian, Muslim, or Native American culture rather than in a Christian one.

Each chapter explains how to employ these methods and how these new measures and methods offer new insights into our understanding of how religion is operating in society.

336 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-6631-1 • $27.00

Sacrifice in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam DAVID L. WEDDLE An examination of the practice and philosophy of sacrifice in three religious traditions.

400 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-7710-2 • $35.00 Edited by Frederick E. Greenspahn

Contemporary Israel New Insights and Scholarship

272 Pages • Paper 978-0-8147-8931-5 • $30.00

Jewish Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Contemporary Israel New Insights and Scholarship Edited by

FREDERICK E. GREENSPAHN “One of the best new anthologies in the burgeoning field of Israel Studies…a rich, complex, and deep grasp of Israel’s multifaceted society.” —Miriam Elman, Syracuse University 320 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-2894-4 • $30.00

Christian Theologies of Salvation

Christian Theologies of the Sacraments

A Comparative Introduction Edited by JUSTIN S. HOLCOMB The ways in which pivotal spiritual figures have attempted to address the complex and various theories of salvation

A Comparative Introduction Edited by JUSTIN S. HOLCOMB and DAVID A. JOHNSON Delves into the ancient debate regarding the nature and purpose of the seven sacraments

384 Pages • Paper 978-0-8147-6294-3 • $30.00

416 Pages • Paper 978-0-8147-7010-8 • $30.00

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Christian Theologies of Scripture

Changing Faith

A Comparative Introduction The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans’ Shifting Edited by JUSTIN S. HOLCOMB Religious Identities “This volume does what its title promises: it gives an DARREN E. SHERKAT introduction to Christian theologies of scripture, and it “Illustratates the importance of demographic factors in does so very well.” understanding religions in the United States today” —Religious Studies Review —Sociology of Religion 330 Pages • Paper • 978-0-8147-3666-1 • $28.00

240 Pages • Paper • 978-0-8147-4127-6 • $24.00

Jewish Concepts of Scripture

Immigrant Faith

A Comparative Introduction

Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

BENJAMIN D. SOMMER

“The predominance of the historical-critical method has PHILLIP CONNOR made Biblical studies a field in which religious affiliation is “An illuminating contribution to scholars embarking on rarely engaged. This volume is a much needed corrective. . . . studies of immigrant integration because it makes a strong There really is no book like it—highly recommended!” case for why we should consider the role of religion when —Gary Anderson, Hesburgh Professor of Catholic Theology, studying migration.” University of Notre Dame —Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 347 Pages • Paper • 978-0-8147-6002-4 • $28.00

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192 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-8379-0 • $25.00

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CHRISTIANITY American Catholic History, Second Edition

Authentically Black and Truly Catholic

A Documentary Reader Edited by MARK MASSA and

The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

CATHERINE OSBORNE

MATTHEW J. CRESSLER

An overview in primary documents of almost four hundred years of the American Catholic experience.

Explores the contentious debates among Black Catholics about the proper relationship between religious practice and racial identity

368 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-7468-2 • $35.00

288 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-8096-6 • $30.00

God's Gangs

Aztlán and Arcadia

Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

EDWARD OROZCO FLORES

ROBERTO RAMÓN LINT SAGARENA

“Fresh analysis of embodied masculinity makes a particularly strong contribution to research on urban poverty and crime.” —American Journal of Sociology

“[E]xamines how Euro-Americans and Chicanos created distinct and conflicting interpretations of the state’s Spanish and Mexican heritage.” —Choice

243 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-7812-3 • $26.00

232 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-5064-8 • $25.00

Called to Serve

The Shared Parish

A History of Nuns in America

MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

“A comprehensive, objective, and readable contribution to a subject of growing interest despite fewer numbers of sisters.” —Library Journal

“A welcome addition to the contemporary discussion about parish life in the United States.” —Sociology of Religion

BRETT C. HOOVER

277 Pages • Paper 978-0- 8147-9557- 6 • $25.00

304 Pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-5439-4 • $49.00

Queer Christianities

The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Lived Religion in Transgressive Forms Edited by KATHLEEN T. TALVACCHIA, MICHAEL F. PETTINGER, and

Edited by SIMON COLEMAN and ROSALIND I. J. HACKETT Afterword by JOEL ROBBINS “[F]rom two such accomplished editors, this volume is an outstanding contribution....The introduction alone is worth the price of the book.” —Brian Howell, Wheaton College

MARK LARRIMORE “The authors in this volume deepen the study of sexuality in bold, complex, and poignant ways.” —Traci C. West, Drew University Theological School 256 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-9602- 8 • $26.00

288 Pages • Paper • 978-0- 8147-7260- 7 • $27.00

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Mississippi Praying

Bridging the Liberation Theology and Religious Studies Divide

Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

MICHELLE A. GONZALEZ

CAROLYN RENÉE DUPONT

208 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-0097-1 • $22.00

303 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-2351-2 • $27.00

A Critical Introduction to Religion in the Americas

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CHRISTIANITY Religion and Progressive Activism New Stories About Faith and Politics Edited by RUTH BRAUNSTEIN, TODD NICHOLAS FUIST and

RHYS H. WILLIAMS New stories about religiously motivated progressive activism challenge common understandings of the American political landscape.

The Urban Church Imagined Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City JESSICA M. BARRON and

RHYS H. WILLIAMS Explores the role of race and consumer culture in attracting urban congregants to an evangelical church 240 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-8710-1 • $30.00

368 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-5290-1 • $30.00

Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch Indian American Christianity in Motion

PREMA A. KURIEN Traces the religious adaptation of members of an important Indian Christian church as they make their way in the United States.

Does God Make the Man? Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity STEWART M. HOOVER and

CURTIS D. COATS

304 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-2637-7 • $35.00

“Deeply invested in the work accomplished at the nexus of media, religion, and gender…A model volume with important and surprising conclusions!” —Sally M. Promey, Yale University

Salvation with a Smile

Winner of the 2016 Religious Communication Association Book of the Year Award

240 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-6223-8 • $27.00

Joel Osteen, Lakewood Church, and American Christianity

PHILLIP LUKE SINITIERE “Anyone interested in the nation’s protean religious landscape will benefit from this scholarly labor of love” —Steven P. Miller, author of The Age of Evangelicalism 336 Pages • Cloth 978-0-8147-2388-3 • $35.00.00

Faithful Bodies Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

HEATHER MIYANO KOPELSON “A fascinating and important new perspective on the body of Christ in early America…. [A] satisfying account of the Puritan attitude to race and sex.” —Vincent Brown, Harvard University 416 Pages •Paper • 978-1-4798-6028-9 • $28.00 In the Early American Places series

God Mocks

A History of Religious Satire from the Hebrew Prophets to Stephen Colbert

TERRY LINDVALL “[A]n excellent overview and introduction to numerous authors of religious satire...will appeal to readers...seeking a unique perspective.” —Library Journal 384 Pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-8673-9 • $35.00

Four Steeples over the City Streets Religion and Society in New York’s Early Republic Congregations

KYLE T. BULTHUIS Tells the diverse story of four congregations in New York City as they navigated the social and political changes of the late eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. 320 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-3134-0 • $27.00

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Building the Old Time Religion Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

PRISCILLA POPE-LEVISON 280 Pages • Paper • 978-1- 4798-8989- 1 • $25.00

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“[A]n invaluable study for scholars in the fields of religion, gender, and the Progressive Era.” —Matthew Avery Sutton, author of Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America

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ISLAM The Practice of Islam in America

Muslim Cool

An Introduction Edited by EDWARD E. CURTIS IV An introduction to the ways in which ordinary Muslim Americans practice their faith. 296 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-0488-7 • $28.00

Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States

SU’AD ABDUL KHABEER “A [s]ubtle and rich analysis of the complex relationships between race, religion, and state power. A desperately needed intervention within Anthropology, Africana Studies, and Islamic Studies.” —Aminah Beverly McCloud, DePaul University 288 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-9450-5 • $30.00

Living Out Islam

Islam is a Foreign Country

Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims

American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority

SCOTT SIRAJ AL-HAQQ KUGLE “Provides an indispensable chapter in this saga by redirecting our attention to the voices and lived experiences of Muslim people who are living out this debate.” —Omid Safi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ZAREENA GREWAL “Provides readers with useful information about the media, educational organizations, and institutions of political and moral authority.” —Choice 409 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-0056-8 $25.00

275 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-9467-3 • $27.00

This Muslim American Life

Lone Star Muslims

Dispatches from the War on Terror

Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

MOUSTAFA BAYOUMI “Provides an engaging and refreshingly insightful window on the world from the perspective of an English professor of Egyptian origin at Brooklyn College.” —New York Times 304 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-3564-5 • $19.95

AHMED AFZAL “An important addition to the ethnographic study of Muslim and Pakistani Americans as well as the broader anthropological study of immigrant lives and transnational identities.” —American Anthropologist 288 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-4480-7 • $26.00

L I B R A RY O F A R A B I C L I T E R AT U R E Arabian Satire Poetry from 18th-Century Najd HMEDAN AL-SHWE'IR Edited and Translated by MARCEL KURPERSHOEK This lively volume collects key poems by the 18th-century poet, Hmedan al-Shwe’ir, who lived in the Najd region of the Arabian Peninsula, what is now Saudi Arabia, shortly before the hegemony of the Wahhabi movement.

N E W I N PA P E R B A C K

A Hundred and One Nights

Foreword by ROBERT IRWIN Translated by BRUCE FUDGE A luminous translation of Arabic tales of enchantment and wonder. 416 pages • Paper 978-1-4798-7323-4 • $15.00

208 pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-7806-2 • $35.00 Part of the Library of Arabic Literature series

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JEWS IN NEW YORK Jewish New York

The Jews of Harlem

The Remarkable Story of a City and a People DEBORAH DASH MOORE, JEFFREY S. GUROCK, ANNIE POLLAND and Visual Essay by HOWARD B. ROCK, DANIEL SOYER with DIANA L. LINDEN

The Rise, Decline, and Revival of a Jewish Community

JEFFREY S. GUROCK “This well-written volume makes clear that the Harlem Jewish community significantly influenced American Jewry as a whole.... A must-read for anyone interested in the history of American Judaism.” —Publishers Weekly

The definitive history of Jews in New York and how they transformed the city 512 Pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-5038-9 • $30.00

320 Pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-0166-9 • $35.00

Winner of the 2012 National Jewish Book Award, presented by the National Jewish Book Council

City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York A 3-Volume box set

General Editor: DEBORAH DASH MOORE Foreward by DEBORAH DASH MOORE, Visual Essays by DIANA L. LINDEN Written by HOWARD B. ROCK , ANNIE POLLAND and DANIEL SOYER,

JEFFREY S. GUROCK “A lively, much-needed overview of the role that Jews have played in the history and success of the Big Apple.” —Kirkus 1000 Pages • Cloth • 978-0-8147-1731-8 • $99.00

Runner-up for the Dixon Ryan Manuscript Award from the New York History Association

Haven of Liberty

New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865

HOWARD B. ROCK “A remarkable accomplishment... will stand for years to come as the definitive history of New York City’s early Jewish community.” —Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University 368 Pages • Paper • 978-1- 4798-0351- 4 • $24.00

Finalist for the JDC-Herbert Katzi Award for a Book Based on Archival Research from the National Jewish Book Council

Emerging Metropolis

New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920 ANNIE POLLAND and DANIEL SOYER “A riveting account of the complex matrix of social organizations, economic activities, political movements, and cultural productions created by immigrant Jews.” —Beth S. Wenger, University of Pennsylvania 368 Pages • Paper • 978-1- 4798-1105-2 • $24.00

Jews in Gotham New York Jews in a Changing City, 1920-2010

JEFFREY S. GUROCK “A vivid, richly detailed, and endlessly fascinating narrative.... Read and enjoy!” —Thomas Kessner, City of New York Graduate Center 368 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-7846-8 • $24.00

All volumes include A Foreword by DEBORAH DASH MOORE A Visual Essay by DIANA L. LINDEN

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JEWISH STUDIES Winner, 2014 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies from the Jewish Book Council Winner, 2015 Book Prize from the Southern Jewish Historical Society Winner, 2016 First Book Award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Finalist, 2015 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies

The Rag Race How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire

Jews on the Frontier Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America

SHARI RABIN An engaging history of how Jews forged their own religious culture on the American frontier. 208 pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-3047-3 • $37.00

ADAM D. MENDELSOHN “An inquiry into the wellspring of modern Jewish economic success. A remarkable achievement, a testament to the vitality of the historical imagination.” —Jewish Review of Books 320 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-1438-1 • $22.00

Cotton Capitalists American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

MICHAEL R. COHEN “Cohen emphasizes the role of dense ethnic networks in fostering the all-important trust in which trade and credit were embedded. An important contribution to American economic history.” —Sven Beckert, Harvard University 288 pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-7970-0 • $40.00

That Pride of Race and Character The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South

CAROLINE E. LIGHT “A deeply researched and beautifully written account of a neglected chapter of American Jewish history.” —Ann Pellegrini, author of Performance Anxieties 304 Pages • Cloth 978-1- 4798-5453- 0 • $45.00

Honorable Mention, 2016 Baron Book Prize from AAJR

Golem

Modern Wars and Their Monsters

MAYA BARZILAI “[A] fascinating tour of [the Golem’s] supple mythology through shifting cultural and historical contexts.” —Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman, authors of The Golem of Paris

Pastrami on Rye An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

TED MERWIN “[An] affable dive into the culture and history of the Jewish deli.” —New York Times Book Review 256 Pages • Cloth 978-0-8147-6031-4 • $26.95

Jacob Neusner An American Jewish Iconoclast

AARON W. HUGHES “In this respectfully balanced biography....the author presents an interesting and widely accessible life story that should appeal to readers interested in American Judaism, Jewish studies, or the academy itself.” —Kirkus Reviews 336 Pages • Cloth 978-1- 4798-8585- 5 • $35.00

How the Wise Men Got to Chelm The Life and Times of a Yiddish Folk Tradition

RUTH VON BERNUTH “Deeply learned, immensely sympathetic...a model analysis of the creative workings of not only Jewish but other diasporas as well.” —Jonathan Boyarin, Cornell University 336 Pages • Cloth • 978-1-4798-2844-9 • $35.00

288 Pages • Cloth 978-1-4798-8965-5 • $35.00

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WOMEN IN RELIGION Women in New Religions LAURA VANCE “[S]hows us why and how gender plays a powerful role in the formation and growth of new religions. Integrates gender and social theory with illuminating accounts of spiritual entrepreneurs.”

General Editor: CATHERINE WESSINGER (Loyola University New Orleans) This series offers short, singleauthored introductions to women and their roles, representations, and challenges within a range of religions traditions.

—Margaret Bendroth, Congregational Library 224 Pages • Paper • 978-1- 4798-1602- 6 • $17.00 In the Women in Religions series

Women in Christian Traditions

Women in Japanese Religions

REBECCA MOORE

BARBARA R. AMBROS

“A major contribution to the literature on women in Christianity….this book will inform undergraduates in courses on the history of Christianity and in women’s and gender studies classes.” —Nadia Lahutsky, Texas Christian University 224 Pages • Paper • 978-1- 4798-2175- 4 • $17.00 In the Women in Religions series

“Succinctly written and well edited, this book will suit both upper undergraduate and graduate courses in Japanese and East Asian studies, as well as courses in world history and religious studies.” —Journal of Religion in Japan

240 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-8406- 3 • $17.00 In the Women in Religions series

SECULAR STUDIES Losing Our Religion

American Secularism

How Unaffiliated Parents Are Raising Their Children

Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems JOSEPH O. BAKER and

CHRISTEL J. MANNING

BUSTER G. SMITH

“Explores the incredible diversity.... from the esoteric spiritual seekers to devout Christians who simply don’t identify with a particular denomination” —Publishers Weekly

“[I]ntroducing the historical context of present-day secularism in the US…. Summing Up: Highly recommended.” —Choice

256 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-8320-2 • $27.00 In the Secular Studies series

304 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-7372- 2 • $27.00 In the Religion and Social Transformation series

Check out the Religion, Race, and Ethnicity series, the Religion and Social Transformation series, the North American Religions series and the Secular Studies series. Visit www.nyupress.org for more information and a full listing of series titles

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NORTH AMERICAN RELIGIONS SERIES Winner of the Geertz Price of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion Series

Religion in the Kitchen

Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions

ELIZABETH PÉREZ “With clear description and sharp analysis Pérez highlights ways in which cooking...[is a] symbol of connection between humanity and divinity.” —Anthony Pinn, Rice University 320 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-3955-1 • $29.00

Suffer the Little Children Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

JODI EICHLER-LEVINE “This rich and rewarding study invites fresh thought about the political religiosity of stories for children and the potential of contemporary children’s literature to help forge a new politics of American childhood.” —Amy Fish, Children’s Literature 253 pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-2229-4 • $25.00

The Production of American Religious Freedom FINBARR CURTIS “Learned, provocative, and interdisciplinary in the best sense...a model for new conversations that might deepen our understandings of American religion and public life, historically and at present.” —Jason C. Bivins, North Carolina State University

Spirituality and the State Managing Nature and Experience in America’s National Parks

KERRY MITCHELL “A must read for anyone interested in American religion in these times of late but ever pressing capitalism.” —John Modern, Franklin & Marshall College 272 Pages • Paper 978-1-4798-7301-2 • $30.00

240 Pages • Paper • 978-1-4798-5676-3 • $28.00

Playing for God

Religion Out Loud

Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry

Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism

ANNIE BLAZER “A first-rate exploration of the intersection between spiritual knowledge and the disciplining effects of sporting life.” —Kathryn Lofton, Yale University 256 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-1813- 6 • $30.00

ISAAC WEINER “Reaffirmation of the significance of sound in religion. This is a valuable study for everyone interested in understanding religion in the U.S.” —Choice 264 Pages • Paper 978-0- 8147-0820- 0 • $27.00

Border Medicine

Walking Where Jesus Walked

A Transcultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

BRETT HENDRICKSON “Provides an important approach to the study of religions and healing....a conversation starter.” —Stephanie Mitchem, University of South Carolina 256 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-4632- 0 • $24.00

HILLARY KAELL “Assembles a thoughtful, wellwritten, and well-argued study of Christian pilgrimage in the modern U.S.” —Choice 288 Pages • Paper 978-1- 4798-3184- 5 • $28.00

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