Reading Religion Bi-Weekly Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 21

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Lisa Haygood, Managing Editor                                                                            Vilmarie Vega, Assistant Editor and Social Media Coordinator


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AAR 2018 Conference Book Panels on New Books, 2015-2018



Interview with outgoing AAR President David P. Gushee, author of Still Christian: Following Jesus Out of American Evangelicalism



BOOKS REVIEWED, 11/1/2018 to 11/14/2018


Setting Out on the Great Way: Essays on Early Mahāyāna Buddhism. By Paul Harrison (Equinox, 7/1/18). Reviewed by Gerhard Stübben.

Ethics without Self, Dharma without Atman: Western and Buddhist Philosophical Traditions in Dialogue (Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures). By Gordon F. Davis (Palgrave Macmillian, 7/19/18). Reviewed by Mikel Burley.

A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor. By Roy Tzohar (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 5/7/18). Reviewed by Jens Schlieter.


Christianity, contemporary

Voices in the Wilderness: Why Black Preaching Still Matters. By John L. Thomas Jr. (Cascade Books, 1/30/18). Reviewed by Terrance Dean.


Christianity (mostly), history of

The Motif of Hope in African American Preaching During Slavery and the Post-Civil War Era: There's a Bright Side Somewhere (Rhetoric, Race, and Religion). By Wayne E. Croft Sr. (Lexington Books, 10/16/17). Reviewed by Theon Hill.

Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches: More than Conjurers (Routledge Studies in Religion). By Margarita Simon Guillory (Routledge, 1/1/18). Reviewed by Ambre Dromgoole.

When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation. By Paula Fredriksen (Yale University Press, 10/23/18). Reviewed by Jamin A. Hübner.

Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe. By Dale K. van Kley (Yale University Press, 6/19/18). Reviewed by Elissa Cutter.

Skepticism and American Faith: From the Revolution to the Civil War. By Christopher Grasso (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 7/2/18). Reviewed by Tisa Wenger.

Early Stuart Polemical Hermeneutics: Andrew Willet's 1611 Hexapla on Romans. By Darren M. Pollock (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht GmbH & Company KG, 12/4/17). Reviewed by Lee Gatiss.

Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy. By Julie L. Holcomb (Cornell University Press, 8/30/16). Reviewed by Sydney Harker.

The Plymouth Brethren. By Massimo Introvigne (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 4/18/18). Reviewed by Crawford Gribben.

The Many Rooms of this House: Diversity in Toronto's Places of Worship Since 1840. By Roberto Perin (University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, 4/26/17). Reviewed by David Bains.

The Magdalene in the Reformation. By Margaret Arnold (Belknap Press, 10/8/18). Reviewed by Jim West.

Sister Saints: Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy. By Colleen McDannell (Oxford University Press, 11/1/18). Reviewed by Cristina Rosetti.

The Making of a Battle Royal: The Rise of Liberalism in Northern Baptist Life, 1870-1920 (Monographs in Baptist History). By Jeffrey Paul Straub (Pickwick Publishers, 4/17/18). Reviewed by Spencer Boersma.

Making Good the Claim: Holiness and Visible Unity in the Church of God Reformation Movement. By Rufus Burrow Jr. (Pickwick Publications, 2/16/16). Reviewed by Rufus Burrow.

The Invention of God. By Thomas Römer (Harvard University Press, 12/14/2015). Reviewed by Samuel (Yu-sum) Lee.


Christianity, ancient

The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles. By Robert Knapp (Harvard University Press, 8/14/17). Reviewed by Jennifer Eyl.

When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation. By Paula Fredriksen (Yale University Press, 10/23/18). Reviewed by Jamin A. Hübner.


Christianity, theology

On Love, Confession, Surrender and the Moral Self (Reading Augustine). By Ian Clausen (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 11/30/17). Reviewed by Andrew Kim.

The Mother of God in the Theology of Sergius Bulgakov: The Soul of the World. By Walter Nunzio Sisto (Routledge, 11/2/17). Reviewed by Taylor Ross.

Writing Theology Well 2nd Edition: A Rhetoric for Theological and Biblical Writers. By Lucretia B. Yaghjian (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 9/24/2015). Reviewed by Mary O'Shan Overton.

Sulpicius Severus' Vita Martini. By Philip Burton (ed.) (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/7/17). Reviewed by Illya Bey.

Creation Ex Nihilo: Origins, Development, Contemporary Challenges. By Gary A. Anderson and Markus Bockmuehl (eds.) (University of Notre Dame Press, 11/15/17). Reviewed by Michael Allen.

In Bondage to Evil: A Psycho-Spiritual Understanding of Possession. By T. Craig Isaacs (Pickwick Publications, 1/30/18). Reviewed by Frederick M. Smith.


Christianity, ethics and social justice

City of the Good: Nature, Religion, and the Ancient Search for What is Right. By Michael Mayerfield Bell (Princeton University Press, 2/13/18). Reviewed by Susan Power Bratton.

Crippled Grace: Disability, Virtue Ethic, and the Good Life (Studies in Religion, Theology, and Disability). By Shane Clifton (Baylor University Press, 3/1/18). Reviewed by Aaron Klink.


East Asian Religions, excluding Buddhism-only books

Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality. By David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler (University of Chicago Press, 11/27/17). Reviewed by Adam Yuet Chau.



The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume VII: Uttarakāṇḍa. By Robert P. Goldman, Sally Sutherland Goldman (Princeton University Press, 12/20/16). Reviewed by Aleksandar Uskokov.



Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France. By James Wolfreys (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 5/1/18). Reviewed by Ian Coller.

Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture. By Mehammed Amadeus Mack (Fordham University Press, 1/2/17). Reviewed by Jennifer Selby.

Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions (Themes in Islamic History). By Christian Lange (Cambridge University Press, 12/9/2015). Reviewed by Samantha Pellegrino.



Maimonides and the Merchants: Jewish Law and Society in the Medieval Islamic World. By Mark R. Cohen (University of Pennsylvania Press, 6/7/17). Reviewed by Sarah Davis-Secord.

The "Talmud": A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books). By Barry Scott Wimpfheimer (Princeton University Press, 4/17/18). Reviewed by Sergey Dolgopolski.

Figures of Memory: The Rhetoric of Displacement at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. By Michael Bernard-Donals (State University of New York Press, 1/2/17). Reviewed by Alison Rose.

Luther's Jews: A Journey into Anti-Semitism. By Thomas Kaufmann (Oxford University Press, 3/12/17). Reviewed by Randall Zachman.

Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History). By Michael R. Cohen (New York University Press, 12/26/17). Reviewed by Christopher M. Bishop.


Critical Theory, Methods/Theories in Religious Studies

Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion. By Roger Finke and Christopher D. Bader (eds.) (New York University Press, 10/10/2017). Reviewed by Paul McClure.


Philosophy of Religion

Approaching Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction to Key Thinkers, Concepts, Methods & Debates. By Anthony C. Thiselton (IVP Academic, 1/16/18). Reviewed by Andre Leo Rusavuk.

Sartre on Sin: Between Being and Nothingness (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs). By Kate Kirkpatrick (Oxford University Press, 1/2/18). Reviewed by Rachel Bath.

Religion, Language, and the Human Mind. By Paul Chilton and Monika Kopytowska (eds) (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 5/1/18). Reviewed by Jamin A. Hübner.

The Cambridge Companion to the Problem of Evil (Cambridge Companions to Religion). By Chad Meister and Paul K. Moser (eds) (Cambridge University Press, 6/9/17). Reviewed by Viktor Ilievski.

The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics (Routledge Philosophy Companions). By Lorraine L. Besser-Jones and Michael Slote (eds.) (Routledge, 1/12/18). Reviewed by Wesley Bergen.

God, Probability, and Life after Death: An Argument for Human Resurrection. By William Hunt (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 11/22/17). Reviewed by Taylor Kerby.


Contemporary Religions, Anthropology of Religions

The World Ayahuasca Diaspora: Reinventions and Controversies. By Beatriz Labate, Clancy Cavnar and Alex K. Gearin (eds) (Routledge, 8/17/16). Reviewed by G. William Barnard.

Patron Gods and Patron Lords: The Semiotics of Classic Maya Community Cults. By Joanne Baron (University Press of Colorado, 12/1/16). Reviewed by Catherine Nuckols-Wilde.

Religious Pluralism and the City: Inquiries into Postsecular Urbanism (Bloomsbury Studies in Religion, Space and Place). By Helmuth Berking, Silke Steets and Joschen Schwenk (eds) (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 4/5/18). Reviewed by Lee Scharnick-Udemans.


Religion, Art, & Music

The Oxford Handbook of Music and World Christianities (Oxford Handbooks). By Suzel Ana Reily and Johnathan M. Dueck (eds) (Oxford University Press, 4/13/16). Reviewed by Dirk von der Horst.

The Theater of God's Glory: Calvin, Creation, and the Liturgical Arts (Calvin Institute of Christian Workshop Liturgical Studies). By W. David O. Taylor (Eerdmans, 8/21/17). Reviewed by Darren M. Pollock.

What Did Jesus Look Like?. By Joan E. Taylor (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 2/8/18). Reviewed by Matthew C. Baldwin.

Jesuit Image Theory (Intersections). By Wietse de Boer, Karl A.E. Enenkel, and Walter S. Melion (eds.) (Brill, 6/9/2016). Reviewed by Michael J. Walsh.


Religion & Politics

Immigrants, Evangelicals, and Politics in an Era of Demographic Change. By Janelle S. Wong (Russell Sage Foundation, 6/5/18). Reviewed by JungJa Joy Yu.

The New Christian Zionism: Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land. By Gerald R. McDermott (ed) (IVP Academic, 8/20/16). Reviewed by Brent Sasley.

Contextualizing Africans and Globalization: Expressions in Sociopolitical and Religious Contents and Discontents. By Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Rotimi Williams Omotoye, and Lydia Bosede Akande (eds.) (Rowman & Littlefield, 11/21/16). Reviewed by Asonzeh Ukah.


Religion & Science

Unsettling Science and Religion: Contributions and Questions from Queer Studies. By Lisa Stenmark (ed) (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 5/24/18). Reviewed by Jacob Boss.



BOOKS RECEIVED, 11/1/2018 to 11/14/2018

Religion in North America

Religion in the Age of Obama. By Juan M. Floyd-Thomas and Anthony B. Pinn (eds) (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 8/23/18).

Government Surveillance of Religious Expression: Mormons, Quakers, and Muslims in the United States (Routledge Studies in Religion). By Kathryn Montalbano (Routledge, 11/1/18).

Creationism and Anti-Creationism in the United States: A Sociology of Conflict. By Tom Kaden (Palgrave Macmillian, 10/21/18).

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age (Great Lakes Books Series). By Brian C. Wilson (Wayne State University Press, 8/6/18).



Atheism: The Basics (The Basics). By Graham Oppy (Routledge, 9/19/18).


History, ancient

The History of Bronze and Iron Age Israel (Essentials of Biblical Studies). By Victor Harold Matthews (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).

Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes (Archeologies of Landscape in the Americas Series). By Justin Jennings and Edward R. Swenson (eds) (University of New Mexico Press, 11/15/18).

Soteriology and the End of Animal Sacrifice. By Giosuè Ghisalberti (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 8/24/18).



The Psychology of Emotions and Humour in Buddhism. By Padmasiri de Silva (Palgrave Macmillian, 9/1/18).

Ghostly Desires: Queer Sexuality and Vernacular Buddhism in Contemporary Thai Cinema. By Arnika Fuhrmann (Duke University Press Books, 6/13/16).


Christianity, contemporary

Traditional Churches, Born Again Christianity, and Pentecostalism: Religious Mobility and Religious Repertoires in Urban Kenya (Christianity and Renewal - Interdisciplinary Studies). By Yonatan N. Gez (Palgrave Macmillian, 9/8/18).


Christianity (mostly), history of

Swords and Plowshares: American Evangelicals on War, 1937-1973 (Studies in Historical and Systematic Theology). By Timothy D. Padgett (Lexham Press, 11/7/18).

Saints: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions). By Simon Yarrow (Oxford University Press, 12/1/18).

Luther's Wittenberg World: The Reformer's Family, Friends, Followers, and Foes. By Robert Kolb (Fortress Press, 5/1/18).

The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions). By Brian Cummings (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).

The Monkhood of All Believers: The Monastic Foundation of Christian Spirituality. By Greg Peters (Baker Academic, 11/6/18).


Christianity, ancient

Women in the New Testament World (Essentials of Biblical Studies Series). By Susan E. Hylen (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).

Barbarian or Greek?: The Charge of Barbarism and Early Christian Apologetics (Studies in the History of Christian Traditions). By Stamenka E. Antonova (Brill Publishers, 11/1/18


Christianity, theology

Schleiermacher and Sustainability: A Theology for Ecological Living (Columbia Series in Reformed Theology). By Shelli M. Poe (ed) (Westminster John Knox Press, 11/13/18).

The Christian Doctrine of Humanity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics (Proceedings of the Los Angeles Theology Conference). By Oliver D. Crisp and Fred Sanders (eds) (Zondervan, 11/6/18).

Cultural Anatomies of the Heart in Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Calvin, and Harvey. By Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle (Palgrave Macmillian, 10/22/18).

A Theology of Conversation: An Introduction to David Tracy. By Stephen Okey (Liturgical Press, 11/15/18).

Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology (Moral Traditions). By Charles E. Curran (Georgetown University Press, 11/4/18).

Rhythm: A Theological Category (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs). By Lexi Eikelboom (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/6/18).

Yearbook of Chinese Theology 2018 (Yearbook of Chinese Theology). By Paulos Z. Huang (Brill Publishers, 10/25/18).

Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody: The Making of a Black Theologian. By James H. Cone (Orbis Books, 10/18/18).

Ingenuity: Preaching as an Outsider. By Lisa L. Thompson (Abingdon Press, 11/6/18).

Loneliness: Insights for Healing in a Fragmented World. By Gerald A. Arbuckle (Orbis Books, 10/18/18).

Models of Premillennialism. By Sung Wook Chung and David L. Mathewson (Cascade Books, 8/27/18).

New Creation: A Primer on Living in the Time Between the Times. By Rodney Clapp (Cascade Books, 8/15/18).

Justification, Volume 1/2 (2-Vol Set) (New Studies in Dogmatics). By Michael Horton; Michael Allen (ed) (Zondervan, 11/27/18).


Christianity, biblical interpretation and reception

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives (Essentials of Biblical Studies Series). By J. Andrew Dearman (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).

The Kingship of Jesus in the Gospel of John. By Sehyun Kim (PIckwick Publications, 8/21/18).

What Has Jerusalem to Do with Beijing? Biblical Interpretation from a Chinese Perspective, 2nd Ed. (Contrapuntal Readings of the Bible in World Christianity). By K. K. Yeo (Pickwick Publications, 8/24/18).

Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series: Pslams 73-150. By Herman J. Selderhuis (IVP Academic, 11/13/18).

The Dangerous Duty of Rebuke: Leviticus 19:17 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism). By Matthew Goldstone (Brill Publishers, 9/24/18).

Altogether Lovely: A Thematic and Intertextual Reading of the Song of Songs. By Havilah Dharamraj (Fortress Press, 6/1/18).

Gendering War and Peace in the Gospel of Luke. By Caryn Reeder (Cambridge University Press, 10/18/18).


Christianity, ethics and social justice

Riders in the Storm: Ethics in an Age of Climate Change. By Brian Henning (Anselm Academic, 1/28/15).

Virtue and Theological Ethics: Toward a Renewed Ethical Method. By Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler (Orbis Books, 10/18/18).

The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics (Routledge Handbooks in Religion). By Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey (eds) (Routledge, 10/9/18).


East Asian Religions, excluding Buddhism-only books

Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint. By William M. Gorvine (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/23/18).



An Introduction to Swaninarayan Hinduism, 3rd Ed. (Introduction to Religion). By Raymond Brady Williams (Cambridge University Press, 11/8/18).

Living Mantra: Mantra, Deity, and Visionary Experience Today (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion). By Mani Rao (Palgrave Macmillian, 10/3/18).

A Vaisnava Poet in Early Modern Bengal: Kavikarnapura's Splendour of Speech (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs). By Rembert Lutjeharms (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).


Indigenous Religions

Rethinking Relations and Animism: Personhood and Materiality (Vitality of Indigenous Religions). By Miguel Astor-Aguilera and Graham Harvey (eds) (Routledge, 10/22/18).



Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia (Islamic Humanities Book 1). By Shenila Khoja-Moolji (University of California Press, 6/1/18).

Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus since the Fall of the Soviet Union (Comparative Politics and International Studies). By Bayram Balci (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/15/18).

Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria (African Expressive Cultures). By Elisha P. Renne (Indiana University Press, 11/1/18).

Islam, Ethnicity, and Power Politics: Constructing Pakistan's National Identity. By Rasul Bakhsh Rais (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 6/26/18).



Jewish Population and Identity: Concept and Reality (Studies of Jews in Society). By Sergio DellaPergola and Uzi Rebhun (eds) (Palgrave Macmillian, 6/25/18).

A Rumor About the Jews: Conspiracy, Anti-Semitism, and the Protocols of Zion, 2nd Ed.. By Stephen Eric Bronner (Palgrave Macmillian, 8/31/18).

Just and Righteous Causes: Rabbi Ira Sanders and the Fight for Racial and Social Justice in Arkansas, 1926-1963. By James L. Moses (University of Arkansas Press, 12/1/18).

A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism. By Paul Hanebrink (Harvard University Press, 11/5/18).

Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library. By Joshua Teplitsky (Yale University Press, 1/22/19).

Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality (Suny Series in Feminist Criticism and Theory). By Marla Brettschneider (State University of New York Press, 5/11/16).

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity. By Jill Hicks-Keeton (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/23/18).


South Asian religions, excluding Hinduism-only or Islam-only books

The Snake and the Mongoose: The Emergence of Identity in Early Indian Religion. By Nathan McGovern (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/21/18).

Feeding a Thousand Souls: Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India, An Exploration of the Kolam. By Vijaya Nagarajan (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/9/18).


Philosophy of Religion

A Philosophy of the Christian Religion. By Nancey Murphy (Westminster John Knox, 4/16/18).

Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion. By Ayon Maharaj (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/8/18).

Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World; The Logic of the Gods. By Jon Stewart (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/20/18).

Nietzsche's Protestant Fathers: A Study in Prodigal Christianity. By Thomas R. Nevin (Taylor & Francis Group, 10/17/18).

The Powerless Church and Other Selected Writings, 1955-1985. By Ivan Illich (Pennsylvania State University Press, 10/22/18).


Comparative Religions, Anthropology of Religions

Insights from Cultural Anthropology (Reading the Bible in the Twenty-First Century: Insights). By Karl Allen Kuhn (Fortress Press, 9/1/18).

Children in Ancient Israel: The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective. By Shawn W. Flynn (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/6/18).

Theologically Engaged Anthropology. By J. Derrick Lemons (ed) (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/1/18).

Handbook of Conspiracy Theory and Contemporary Religion (Brill Handbooks on Contemporary Religion). By Asbjørn Dyrendal, David G. Robertson and Egil Asprem (eds) (Brill Publishers, 10/2/18).

Colonial and Postcolonial Change in Mesoamerica: Archaeology as Historical Anthropology. By Rani T. Alexander and Susan Kepecs (eds) (University of New Mexico Press, 11/1/18).


Interreligious Studies

Learning Interreligiously: In the Text, In the World. By Francis X. Clooney (Fortress Press, 6/1/18).

Interreligious Perspectives on Mind, Genes and the Self: Emerging Technologies and Human Identity (Routledge Science and Religion Series). By Joseph Tham, Chris Durante and Alberto García Gómez (eds) (Routledge, 10/22/18).


Religion, Art, & Music

DC Talk's Jesus Freak (33 1/3). By Will Stockton and D. Gilson (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 11/1/18).

Singing the Congregation. By Monique M. Ingalls (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/12/18).

The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre. By David V. Mason (Routledge, 10/18/18).


Religion & Digital Media

Blogging My Religion: Secular, Muslim, and Catholic Media Spaces in Europe. By Giulia Evolvi (Routledge, 9/8/18).


Religion and Politics

Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity (Comparative Politics and International Studies). By Laurent Bonnefoy (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 11/15/18).

Inhabiting the Land: Thinking Theologically About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Cascade Companions). By Alain Epp Weaver (Cascade Books, 7/1/18).

Righteous Gentiles: Religion, Identity, and Myth in John Hagee's Christians United for Israel (Studies in Critical Research on Religion). By Sean Durbin (Brill Publishers, 10/2/18).

Political Orthodoxies: The Unorthodoxies of the Church Coerced. By Cyril Hovorun (Fortress Press, 10/1/18).


Religion & Science

Religion and Science: The Basics, 2nd Ed. (The Basics). By Philip Clayton (Routledge, 10/5/18).

The Science of Religion: A Defense (Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion). By Donald Wiebe; Anthony J. Palma (ed) (Brill Publishers, 10/25/18).

Science and Religion: Beyond Warfare and Toward Understanding. By Joshua M. Moritz (Anselm Academic, 1/1/16).

Scientific Models for Religious Knowledge: Are the Scientific Study of Religion and a Religious Epistemology Compatible?. By Andrew Ralls Woodward (Pickwick Publications, 8/14/18).

God and Gravity: A Philip Clayton Reader on Science and Theology. By Philip Clayton; Bradford McCall (ed) (Cascade Books, 8/23/18).