Field-Of-Study: Religion

Steven M. Tipton

Steven Tipton teaches sociology of religion, morality, and culture at Emory University and its Candler School of Theology, where he is Charles Howard Candler Professor and former Director of the Graduate Division of Religion. A native of San Francisco, he studied literature, philosophy, and religion at Stanford University (B.A., 1968), then coupled cultural sociology with

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Winnifred F. Sullivan

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law, Religion, and Culture Program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. She studies the intersection of religion and law in the modern period, particularly the phenomenology of modern religion as it is shaped in its encounter with law.

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Tomoko Masuzawa

Tomoko Masuzawa is Professor of History and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. Her primary research area is the history of modern European discourses on religion, with a special interest in academic and secular discourses. Her principal publications include In Search of Dreamtime: the Quest for the Origin of Religion (1993) and The Invention

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Muhammad Qasim Zaman

Muhammad Qasim Zaman is the Robert H. Niehaus ’77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion at Princeton University, a position he has held since 2006. Prior to coming to Princeton, he taught at Brown University from 1997 to 2006. Zaman’s research interests include issues and debates relating to religious authority in classical, medieval, and

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Theodore J. Lewis

Theodore J. Lewis is the Blum-Iwry Professor of Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic Philology and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. He is a Semitist, a biblical scholar, and a historian of religion specializing in the religions of ancient Israel and Syria in the Late Bronze and Iron

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David Gordon White

David Gordon White is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Associate Research Fellow at the Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud in Paris.  He received his Ph.D. in history of religions from the University of Chicago in 1988.  He is the author of Myths of the

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