(by title)

Early Christianity / Jewish Literary Criticism / Art History

Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies

The role of Judaism in the formation of Western aesthetics
Nirenberg, David

Sociology / Religion

After the Fire

A moving first-person account of the struggle between the Old Order Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding society that threatens to drive them out on the ever of their religion’s 300th anniversary.
Testa, Randy-Michael. John A. Hostetler, fwd.; Robert Coles, afterword.; Susie Riehl, illus.

Early Christianity / Religion

Alpha v1 (2013)

Articles on early Christian texts and history

Sociology / Religion / Ethnic Studies

The Amish Struggle with Modernity

A distinctive American subculture responds to the forces of social change
Kraybill, Donald B., and Marc A. Olshan, eds.

Religion / Criminal Justice / Law

The Biblical Truth about America's Death Penalty

A hard look at Hebrew and Christian scriptures as they relate to today’s death penalty practices.
Recinella, Dale S.

Women's Studies / Religion / Politics

Citizenship, Faith, and Feminism

The first book to examine religious feminist activists in Israel, the U.S., and Kuwait
Feldman, Jan

History / Religion

Early Modern European Civilization and Its Political and Cultural Dynamism

A discussion of the author’s confessionalization paradigm as a model for understanding European state formation
Schilling, Heinz

American History / Boston / Religion

Evangelicals at a Crossroads

The story of Boston revivalism and social reform
Hartley, Benjamin L.

Criminology / Religion

Exile and Embrace

Examining the religious debates and dimensions of the death penalty in America
Santoro, Anthony

African-American Studies / Religion / Cultural Studies

"Face Zion Forward"

Brings together for the first time the memoirs, sermons, and speeches of the early writers of the black Atlantic.
Brooks, Joanna; Saillant, John

Jewish Studies / Religion / Women's Studies

Four Centuries of Jewish Women’s Spirituality
Revised Edition.

The only comprehensive volume of Jewish women’s spiritual writing from the sixteenth century to the present
Umansky, Ellen M., Ashton, Dianne,eds.

Jewish Studies / Religion

Hebrew and the Bible in America

Goldman, Shalom, ed.

Jewish Studies / Religion / British & European History

A House Divided

Katz, Jacob. Ziporah Brody, tr

Jewish Studies / Religion / Philosophy


A translation of the famous 18th-century German treatise with introduction and detailed commentary
Mendelssohn, Moses. Alexander Altmann, introd. and commentary; Allan Arkush, trans.

Jewish Studies

Kabbalah and Art

Bronstein, Léo

Religion / Cultural Studies / American Studies

The Kingdom of God in America

The classic reflection of the Protestant roots and ethos behind pluralistic American and its religions today.
Niebuhr, H. Richard. Martin E. Marty, new introd.

Colonial History / New Hampshire / Religion / American Studies

The Last American Puritan

A critically acclaimed and accessible biography of one of the towering figures of New England's colonial period; winner of The Conference on Christianity and Literature's Book Award.
Hall, Michael G.

Essays / Literary Criticism - American / Religion

The Lives of a Spirit/Glasstown

In this brilliant work that transcends genre—lyric essay, prose poem, philosophical fiction—Fanny Howe pursues her realization that keen metaphysical inquiry is radically essential to everyday life.
Howe, Fanny

Inspirational / Religion

Opening the Window

Insightful and engaging Sabbath Meditations
Seligman, Leaf

Women's Studies / Religion / Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese

The Other Nineteenth Century

Behind the more “canonized” nineteenth century lies another nineteenth century, particularly the one of Portugal, that has not always been duly recognized in literary and cultural histories
Bishop-Sanchez, Kathryn, ed.

Colonial History / New England / Religion

The Puritan Experiment

The comprehensive history of a system of faith that shaped the nation.
Bremer, Francis J.

Colonial History / New England / Religion

The Puritan Tradition in America, 1620–1730

A classic documentary collection on New England's Puritan roots is once again available, with new material.
Vaughan, Alden T., ed


Quakers in the Colonial Northeast

Traces the Quaker experience in New England and New York from the arrival of the first English Quaker missionaries in 1656 to 1790.
Worrall, Arthur J.

American History / Religion

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic

A balanced and lively look at the role of religion between colonization and the 1840s.
Hutson, James H. Jaroslav Pelikan, fwd.

Religion / Chinese History / History - 20th Century

Religion in China and Its Modern Fate

Katz, Paul R.

Philosophy / Religion

Saving the Appearances
2nd ed.

Barfield draws on sources from mythology, philosophy, history, literature, theology, and science to chronicle the evolution of human thought from Moses and Aristotle to Galileo and Keats.
Barfield, Owen


The Sermon of Saint Anthony to the Fish and Other Texts

The first collection of writings in English from the most important Brazilian and Portuguese writer of the Baroque period, with translation by Gregory Rabassa
Vieira, António, Gregory Rabassa, trans., Vincent Barleeta, intr., and Anna M. Klobucka, notes.

Poetry / Religion

The Song of Songs
Bilingual Hebrew-English ed.

An acclaimed translation of the Bible’s celebrated collection of love poetry.
Falk, Marcia

Religion / Jewish Studies / Modern Jewish History

Untold Tales of the Hasidim

Reveals the untold tale of shocking events and anomalous figures in the history of Hasidism
Assaf, David

Criminology / Sociology / Religion

Women In Prison

This compelling book, which has been thoroughly revised and updated, draws on candid interviews with over 400 women inmates and prison officials to shed a shocking light on our penal system as it affects women.
Watterson, Kathryn; Chesney-Lind, Meda, foreword

Jewish Studies / Israeli Studies / Religion / Political Science & Government

Zionism and Religion

Scholars from Israel and the US examine from various perspectives the relationship between nationalism and religion.
Almog, Shmuel, Jehuda Reinharz and Anita Shapira, eds.

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