Research & Writing

Research:

The Long Gender Revolution in the Americas, modernity, feminism, religion,  1775-2000.

Radical Religion & Politics – anarchists, pacifists, and liberationists

Writing: 

Book, The World Come of Age: Religion, Intellectuals and the Challenge of Human Liberation,  forthcoming Oxford UP 2018.

Synopsis: A trans-American cultural history of ideas of how in the 1960s and 70s the first generation of liberation theologians conceptualize a radical political theology. Representing those marginalized by modern politics and religion due to race, class, or sex status liberationists redefined the theo-political space and set the stage for new expressions of religious activism.

Related interview on Historically Thinking podcast

Essay, ” ‘ Pray to God; she will hear us’ : Women Reimagine Religion and Politics in the 1970s” in the forthcoming anthology “The Religious Left in Modern America: Doorkeepers of a Radical Faith” (Palgrave Macmillan) edited by Douglas Rossinow, Leilah Danielson, and Marian Mollin.

Sites I Follow:

Feminizing.com 

Society for U.S. Intellectual History

African American Intellectual History Society

Religion in American History

Feminist Currents

The Immanent Frame

Political Theology Today

The New Rambler Review