Recent Faculty Publications

The department celebrated the publication of several faculty books recently:


Wallace Best
Professor of Religion and African American Studies

Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem
(NYU Press, 2017)

Winner of the American Academy of Religion’s 2018 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion: Textual Studies




Jessica Delgado
Assistant Professor of Religion

Laywomen and the Making of Colonial Catholicism in New Spain, 1630-1790
(Cambridge University Press, 2018)






Seth Perry
Assistant Professor of Religion

Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States
Princeton University Press, 2018)





Laura Quick
Assistant Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies

Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition
(Oxford University Press, 2017)

Muhammad Qasim Zaman
Robert H. Niehaus ’77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion

Islam in Pakistan: A History
(Princeton University Press, 2018)