Readings

Required:

  • Butler, Jon. “Jack-in-the-Box Faith: The Problem of Religion in Modern American History.” Journal of American History 90:4 (March 2004). http://www.jstor.org.mutex.gmu.edu/stable/3660356
  • Foster, Lawrence. Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984. ISBN-10: 0252011198
  • Kilde, Jeanne Halgren. When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford U. Pr., 2002. ISBN-10: 0195179722
  • Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920. Harvard University Press, 1994. ISBN-10: 0674769783
  • Tweed, Thomas A. Crossing and Dwelling a Theory of Religion. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006. ISBN-10: 0674027647
  • Smoak, Gregory Ellis. Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century. 1st ed. University of California Press, 2008. ISBN-10: 0520256271
  • Goldman, Karla. Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism. Harvard University Press, 2000. ISBN-10: 0674007050
  • Baker, Kelly. Gospel according to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 2011. ISBN-10: 0700617922
  • Mcgreevy, John T. Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter with Race in the Twentieth- Century Urban North. [S.l.]: Univ Of Chicago, 1998. ISBN-10: 0226558746
  • Yoo, David. Contentious Spirits: Religion in Korean American History, 1903-1945. Asian America. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2010. ISBN-10: 080476929X
  • Hollinger, David A. After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History, 2013. ISBN-10: 0691158428
  • Hinojosa, Felipe. Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture, 2014. ISBN-10: 1421412837
  • Bowler, Kate. Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN-10: 0199827699

Recommended, but not required:

  • Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People. 2nd ed. New Haven, [Conn.]: Yale University Press, 2004. ISBN-10: 0300100124
  • Dolan, Jay P. The American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present. Garden City, N.Y.: Image Books, 1987. ISBN-10: 0385152078
  • Sarna, Jonathan D. American Judaism: A History. 1st ed. Yale University Press, 2004. ISBN-10: 0300109768
  • Shipps, Jan. Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition. University of Illinois Press, 1987. ISBN-10: 0252014170
  • Marsden, George M. Fundamentalism and American Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN-10: 0195300475

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