Publications from CURA Faculty and Researchers

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Items in bold have become points of reference on their topics.


Lance D. Laird and Samsiah Abdul-Majid. “Muslim Chaplains in the Clinical Borderlands: Authority, Function, and Identity”. Journal of Religion and Health. 2022.

Artyom H. Tonoyan. For the Cross and the Land: Radical Counter-Secularization in Russia. Academia.


Kecia Ali, ed. Half of Faith: American Muslim Marriage and Divorce in the Twenty-First Century (Boston: OpenBU, 2021).

Ash, Ellie. “How Americans View Jews,” Bloomsbury Religions in North America Digital Resource, Forthcoming.

Hinton, Alexander Laban. It Can Happen Here: White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US. NYU Press,  2021.

McClendon, G., & Beatty Riedl, R. (2021). Using Sermons to Study Religions’ Influence on Political Behavior. Comparative Political Studies, 54(5), 779-822.

Menchik, Jeremy. “Woodrow Wilson and the Spirit of Liberal Internationalism,” Politics, Religion & Ideology. 22(2). DOI: 10.1080/21567689.2021.1904910 . 2021.


Smith, Amy Erica, and Robin Globus Veldman. “Evangelical Environmentalists? Evidence from Brazil”. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Volume 59, Issue 2. p. 341-359.


Lele, Amod.“Disengaged Buddhism,” Journal of Buddhist Ethics 26: 240-89, 2019.

Menchik, Jeremy. “Moderate Muslims and Democratic Breakdown in Indonesia.” Asian Studies Review. 43(3), 2019, 415-433.


Patterson, Amy S.When to Speak? Church Advocacy on Galamsey and Mental Health in Ghana.” The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 16:1, 37-50, DOI: 10.1080/15570274.2018.1433589. 2008.

Kuperus, Tracy. “Democratization, Religious Actors, and Political Influence: A Comparison of Christian Councils in Ghana and South Africa,” Africa Today, 64:3, Spring 2018, 29-51.

Menchik, Jeremy. “Beyond Secular Democracy: Religion, Politics, and Modernity.” International Studies Review. 20(4), 2018, 704-722.

Menchik, Jeremy. “Crafting Indonesian Democracy: Inclusion-Moderation and the Sacralizing of the Postcolonial State.” Democratic Transition in the Muslim World: A Global Perspective. Alfred Stepan, ed. New York: Columbia University Press.

Menchik, Jeremy. “Soft Separation Democracy,” Politics and Religion. 11(4), 2018, 863-883.

Song, Bin. “Confucianism, Gapponshugi, and the Spirit of Japanese Capitalism,” in Confucian Academy (English-Chinese bilingual), 2018 (04): 79-89, 176-188.



Longman, Timothy. Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda, Cambridge University Press, 2017.




sharialawRobert W. Hefner, Ed., Shari’a Law and Modern Muslim Ethics, Indiana University Press; Reprint edition, 2016



51fbe5o83KL Adam Seligman, Rahel Wasserfall, and David Montgomery, Living with Difference: How to Build Community in a Divided World, University of California Press, 2016




enduringreform Jeffrey W. Rubin, Ed., and Vivienne Bennett, Ed., Enduring Reform: Progressive Activism and Private Sector Responses in Latin America’s Democracies, Pitt Latin American Series, 2015.



Religion and Public Life in China's Lower Yangzi RegionRobert Weller, and Lizhu Fan, Ed., “Religion and Public Life in China’s Lower Yangzi Region”, Shanghai People’s Press, 2015



untitledRobert P. Weller, Global Religious Changes and Civil Life in Two Chinese Societies: A Comparison of Jiangsu and Taiwan, Rutledge, 2015.





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