Areas of expertise: archaeological history of South Asian religions, especially Buddhist and Hindu traditions; research in themes of inter-religious dynamics, syncretism and religious transformation; colonialism and reconfigurations of sacred centers; and religion and water management in the Buddhist and Hindu traditions
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Areas of expertise: New Testament studies, literary and social-historical criticism of the Gospels, religion in film, early Christian mysticism, theories and methods for the study of religion
Areas of expertise: American religious history, religion in the American West, interreligious contact, religious experience of racial/ethnic and religious minorities, Native American religious history, African American religious history, Mormonism, gender and religion
Areas of expertise: Baruch Spinoza, Moses Maimonides, neuroethics, Jewish studies
Areas of expertise: religion and media, religion and popular culture, comparative religions, blasphemy and controversial art, religious life in the U.S.
Areas of expertise: anthropology of religion, global Christianities, religion in American, Native American religious traditions, traditional ecological knowledge, pilgrimage, personhood and place