Publications

MONOGRAPHS, EDITED VOLUMES, & ENCYCLOPEDIAS:

Routledge Companion to Religion & Popular Culture, co-editor, with John C. Lyden. New York, N.Y.: Routledge Press, 2015.

Encyclopedia of Religion & Film, editor. Santa Barbara, Cal.: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

 

God in the Details: American Religion in Popular Culture (2nd edition), co-editor, with Kate McCarthy. New York, N.Y.: Routledge Press, 2010.

Religion on Trial: How Supreme Court Trends Threaten the Freedom of Conscience in America, with Phillip E. Hammond and David W. Machacek. Walnut Creek, Cal.: Alta Mira Press, 2004.

Art & the Religious Impulse, editor. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell University Press, 2002.

 

God in the Details: American Religion in Popular Culture, co-editor, with Kate McCarthy. New York, N.Y.: Routledge Press, 2001.

The Americanization of Religious Minorities: Confronting the Constitutional Order. Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

 

CHAPTERS & ENCYCLOPEDIA / COMPANION ENTRIES in other works:

“Film & Religion in America.” In Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America, ed. John Corrigan. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2018. [In press; available online.]

“Religion & the Earliest Supreme Court Justices, 1789-1811.” In Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in America, ed. Barbara McGraw, 98-108. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016.

“Religion & the Supreme Court, 1811-1878.” In Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in America, ed. Barbara McGraw, 126-138. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016.

“Morality in Raising Arizona.” In Coen: Framing Religion in Amoral Order, ed. Elijah Siegler, 21-34. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2016.

“Minority (Religious).” In Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, ed. Kocku von Stuckrad and Robert Segal, ii: 444-449. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Publishers, 2015.

“The Gospel According to Comic Strips: On Peanuts and The Far Side.” In Godly Heretics: Essays on Alternative Christianity in Literature and Popular Culture, ed. Marc DiPaolo, 143-161. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2013.

“Religion, Race, and the American Constitutional Order.” In Faith and Race in American Political Life, ed. Robin Dale Jacobson and Nancy D. Wadsworth, 33-55. Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 2012.

“Freedom, Religious.” In Encyclopedia of Religion in America, ed. Charles Lippy and Peter Williams. Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage Publications, 2010.

“Americanization”; “Civil Religion”; “Pluralism”; and “Sacred v. Secular.” In Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. Richard Schaeffer. Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage Publications, 2008.

“Going My Way? Crosby and Catholicism on the Road to America.” In Going My Way: Bing Crosby and American Culture, ed. Ruth Prigozy and Walter Raubicheck, 17-33. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2007.

“Freedom of Conscience.” In Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom, ed. Catharine Cookson. New York, N.Y.: Routledge, 2003.

“The Market Paradigm and the Future of Religious Organizations,” with Phillip E. Hammond. In Religion, Mobilization and Social Action: Religion in the Age of Transformation, ed. Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal, 67-82. New York, N.Y.: Praeger Publishers, 1998.

“‘The Supreme Law of the Land’: Sources of Conflict Between Native Americans and the Constitutional Order.” In American Indian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contemporary Issues, ed. Dane Morrison, 233-259. Baltimore, Md.: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1997.

 

Journal articles:

Dar al-Constitutional: Islam in the American Constitutional Order.” Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal 11, 2 (Spring/Summer 2012): 183-220.

“Minority Religions and Limitations on Religious Freedom.” Social Education 66, 3 (April, 2002): 149-59.

“Constitutional Authority and Prospects for Social Justice for High-Tension Religious Communities.” Social Justice Research 9, 3 (September, 1996): 259-80.

“Church, State, and the Dilemma of Conscience,” with Phillip E. Hammond. Journal of Church and State 37, 3 (Summer 1995): 555-571.

“A Myth of Eternal Return: Eliadean Notions of Time in Contemporary Jurisprudence.” Epoché: University of California Journal for the Study of Religions 19 (1994): 35-54.