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)




Recent Faculty Publications

The Department of Religion celebrated the publication of a number of books by faculty this year:


John G. Gager, Jr.
William H. Danforth Professor, Emeritus

Who Made Early Christianity? The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul
(Columbia University Press, 2015)


Martha Himmelfarb
William H. Danforth Professor

Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire: A History of the Book of Zerubbabel
(Harvard University Press, 2017)





Albert J. Raboteau
Henry W. Putnam Professor, Emeritus

American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals and Their Struggle for Social Justice
(Princeton University Press, 2016)





Jacqueline I. Stone
Professor of Religion

Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan
(University of Hawai’i Press, 2016)





Judith Weisenfeld
Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor

New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration
(New York University Press, 2016)