Books | Religious Studies


Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries (2017)

Derek Krueger, Editor Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries forges a new conversation about the diversity […]

The New Testament in Byzantium (2017)

Derek Krueger, Editor The New Testament lay at the center of Byzantine Christian thought and practice. But codices and rolls […]

Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar’s Conversations with Christianity (2016)

Ellen Haskell The thirteenth-century Jewish mystical classic Sefer ha-Zohar (The Book of Splendor), commonly known as the Zohar, took shape […]

Cyber Zen: Imagining Authentic Buddhist Identity, Community and Practices in the Virtual World of Second Life (2016)

Gregory Grieve Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life. Does typing at a […]

Playing with Religion in Digital Games (2014)

Gregory Grieve Shaman, paragon, God-mode: modern video games are heavily coded with religious undertones. From the Shinto-inspired Japanese video game […]

Liturgical Subjects: Christian Ritual, Biblical Narrative, and the Formation of the Self in Byzantium (2014)

Derek Krueger Liturgical Subjects examines the history of the self in the Byzantine Empire, challenging narratives of Christian subjectivity that […]

Aquinas and the Supreme Court: Race, Gender, and the Failure of Natural Law in Thomas’s Biblical Commentaries (2013)

Eugene Rogers This new work clarifies Aquinas concept of natural law through his biblical commentaries, and explores its applications to […]

Islamic Tolerance: Amīr Khusraw and Pluralism (2010)

Alyssa Gabbay Although pluralism and religious tolerance are most often associated today with Western Enlightenment thinkers, the roots of these […]

Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia (2010)

Charles Orzech, Editor In all likelihood, it was the form of Buddhism labeled “Esoteric Buddhism” that had the greatest geographical […]

The Holy Spirit: Classic and Contemporary Readings (2009)

Eugene Rogers, Editor Beginning with the Church Fathers and moving right through to the present day, The Holy Spirit offers a theologically […]