The Coptic Christian Tradition Workshop, Feb. 6 at Baylor, featuring presentations from Philip Jenkins, Paul Dilley… https://t.co/sXcODHp6U3
The Danger of Politicized Pastors https://t.co/Cn89nrdZo2 Thomas Kidd @TGC
Bad (Though Not Entirely Bad) Pro-Life Arguments https://t.co/TjjSn9eK3I @fbeckwith via @PublicDiscourse @WitherspoonInst
Coming on Thursday - @JemarTisby lecture at @Baylor - "How to Fight Racism" - register here to attend! https://t.co/R2vSn8oHG6
After 24 Years, Robert Alter Completes 3,000-Page Translation Of The Hebrew Bible https://t.co/NUj7mLMkQt @NPR
RFI Report Highlights the Critical Need for Decisive Action to Provide Security and Support for Religious Minority… https://t.co/BlcjWdjbs4
How high is your constitutional IQ? https://t.co/9zSo4SXs8q Philip Jenkins, @spectator
Remembering Gary Knoppers (1956-2018) https://t.co/awymHBTBlc Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Missionaries from the global south try to save the godless West https://t.co/RmuC3wZiyl via @TheEconomist
One week from today: @JemarTisby lecture at @Baylor - "How to Fight Racism" https://t.co/R2vSn8oHG6 #ColorofCompromise

Stark, Rodney – Publications


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Why God?: Explaining Religious Phenomena
by Rodney Stark, Templeton Press, April 2017


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The Triumph of Faith: Why the World Is More Religious than Ever, by Rodney Stark, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Nov 16, 2015

 

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By Rodney Stark and Xiuhua Wang, Templeton Press, May 2015

Religious Hostility: A Global Assessment of Hatred and Terror
By Rodney Stark and Katie Corcoran, ISR Books, April 2014

By Rodney Stark, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Feb 2014

America’s Blessings: How Religion Benefits Everyone, Including Atheists
By Rodney Stark, Templeton Press, October 2012

The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World’s Largest Religion
By Rodney Stark, HarperOne, October 25, 2011

Counting China’s Christians: There are as many Christians in China as there are members of the Communist Party.
by Rodney Stark, Byron Johnson, and Carson Mencken, First Things
May 2011

God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades
by Rodney Stark, HarperOne, October 13, 2009.
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The Complexities of Comparative Research, Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, 2008 Volume 4, Article 4.

What Americans Really Believe
By Rodney Stark, Baylor Press 2008
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Deregulation and the Religious Market in Taiwan: A Research Note
By Yunfeng Lu, Byron Johnson and Rodney Stark, The Sociological Quarterly, Volume 49 pp 138-153, 2008.

Conventional Christian Beliefs and Experimentation with the Paranormal
By Rodney Stark, F. Carson Mencken and Christopher Bader, Review of Religious Research, Volume 50(2), pp. 194-205, 2008

DISCOVERING GOD: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief
By Rodney Stark, HarperOne, 2007Link to Publication

CITIES OF GOD:The Real Story of How Christianity Became an Urban Movement and Conquered Rome
By Rodney Stark, Harper San Francisco, 2006Link to Publication

The Rise of Christianity
By Rodney Stark , HarperOne, 1997.Link to Publication

Religious Competition and Roman Piety
By Rodney Stark , Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion Volume 2, 2006, Article 6.

Religious Competition and Revival in Italy: Exploring European Exceptionalism
By Rodney Stark and Massimo Introvigne, Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion Volume 1, 2005, Article 5.

SSSR Presidential Address, 2004: Putting an End to Ancestor Worship
By Rodney Stark, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion volume 43, Number 4, pp. 465-475, 2004.

Religions in Context: The Response of Non-Morman Faiths in Utah
By Rodney Stark and Roger Finke Review of Religious Research, Volume 45, pp. 294-299, 2004.

Upper Class Asceticism: Social Origins of Ascetic Movements and Medieval Saints
By Rodney Stark, Review of Religious Research, 2003 Volume 45:1, pp 5-19.

False Conflict: Christianity is Not Only Compatible with Science – It Created It
By Rodney Stark, The American Enterprise Volume 14, pp. 27-33, Oct/Nov 2003.

Gender and Religiousness: Can Socialization Explanations Be Saved?
By Alan S. Miller and Rodney Stark, American Journal of Sociology, Volume 107, Number 6, pp. 1399-1423, May 2002.

Physiology and Faith: Addressing the Universal Gender Difference in Religious Commitment
By Rodney Stark, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 41, Number 3, pp. 495-507, 2002.

The New Holy Clubs: Testing Church-to-Sect Propositions
By Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, Sociology of Religion volume 62, Number 2, pp. 175-189, 2001.


Efforts to Christianize Europe, 400-2000
By Rodney Stark, Journal of Contemporary Religion Volume 16, Number 1, pp. 105-123, 2001.

Doing Field Studies of Religious Movements: An Agenda
By Susan Pitchford, Christopher Bader and Rodney Stark, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 40, Number 3, pp. 379-.92, 2001.

Gods, Rituals, and the Moral Order
By Rodney Stark, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Volume 40, Number 4, pp. 619-636, 2001.View/Download Publication

Catholic Religious Vocations: Decline and Revival
By Rodney Stark, Review of Religious Research Volume 42, Number 2, pp. 125-145, 2000.View/Download Publication

Reconceptualizing Religion, Magic, and Science
By Rodney Stark, Review of Religious Research, 2001, Volume 43:2, pp 101-120.View/Download Publication

Religious Effects: In Praise of “Idealistic Humbug”
By Rodney Stark, Review of Religious Research, 2000, Volume 41:3, pp 289-310.
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