320 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 6 halftones, notes, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-3626-9
Published: March 2018
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-3625-2
Published: March 2018
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-3627-6
Published: February 2018
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The volume, framed by a provocative introduction by Gillian Frank, Bethany Moreton, and Heather R. White and a compelling afterword by John D’Emilio, features essays by Rebecca T. Alpert and Jacob J. Staub, Rebecca L. Davis, Lynne Gerber, Andrea R. Jain, Kathi Kern, Rachel Kranson, James P. McCartin, Samira K. Mehta, Daniel Rivers, Whitney Strub, Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, Judith Weisenfeld, and Neil J. Young.
About the Authors
Gillian Frank is visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University.
For more information about Gillian Frank, visit the Author Page.
Bethany Moreton is professor of history at Dartmouth College.
For more information about Bethany Moreton, visit the Author Page.
Heather R. White is visiting assistant professor in religion and queer studies at the University of Puget Sound.
For more information about Heather R. White, visit the Author Page.
“Provides a landmark moment in the historiography of religion and sexuality. The richness of these essays brings much needed contour to emerging conversations about religion and sexuality and helps to define these conversations as part of a critical new subfield in US history and American religious history. The study of religion and sexuality is no longer a niche topic, but rather a central area of concern if we want to understand US culture and politics.”--Reading Religion
“This addition to work on religion and sexuality pushes us along—to think both at large scale and small about what has defined the United States, history, religion, and sexuality then and now. These moments matter.”--Journal of American History
"Hallelujah! Historians of sexuality and historians of religion are writing their entangled histories, and setting aside repression and rebellion as the primary frameworks for understanding as they do. This pathbreaking volume will spark conversation and spur research."--Margot Canaday, Princeton University
“I am struck by the originality, precision, and importance of this volume, which builds on the latest scholarship on U.S. religion and sexuality and will push the fields of history, religious studies, American studies, and other areas toward fuller and much-needed consideration of the nexus of sexuality and religion. My enthusiasm for the book is boundless.”--Julie Byrne, Hofstra University