Reading List

Title Author Publisher
A Christian Reconstructionist Primer Andrew Sandlin Chalcedon Foundation
A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America Michael Barkun University of California Press
All the Pope's Men: The Inside Story of How the Vatican Really Thinks John L. Allen Jr Image
American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism Matthew Avery Sutton Harvard University Press
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America Chris Hedges Free Press
American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation Jon Meacham Random House
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century Kevin Phillips Penguin Books
Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism Molly Worthen Oxford University Press, USA
Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do about It Sean Faircloth Pitchstone Publishing
Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics Ross Douthat Free Press
Blight In the Vineyard: Exposing the Roots, Myths, and Emotional Torment of Spiritual Tyranny John Immel Presage Publishing
Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment Janet Heimlich Prometheus Books
Building God's Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction Julie J. Ingersoll Oxford University Press
C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy Jeff Sharlet Back Bay Books
Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America Colonel Doner Samizdat Creative
Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism Michael J. McVicar The University of North Carolina Press
Christian Reconstructionism: From Sinai or Golgotha? John K. Langemann Rock Solid Publishers
Cold Anger: A Story of Faith and Power Politics Mary Beth Rogers University of North Texas Press
Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages David Nirenberg Princeton University Press
Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All of It Back Frank Schaeffer Da Capo Press
Crooked Cross: A Journey Out of Religious Abuse Willow Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Crucifying America: the unholy alliance between the Christian Right and Wall Street CJ Werleman Dangerous Little Books
Divided by God: America's Church-State Problem--and What We Should Do ABout It Noah Feldman Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War Michael Burleigh HarperCollins
Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy Frederick Clarkson Common Courage Press
Facing the Wrath: Confronting the Right in Dangerous Times Sara Diamond Common Courage Press
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence Karen Armstrong Anchor
Fighting Words: A Toolkit for Combating the Religious Right Robin Morgan Nation Books
Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts John Renard University of California Press
Fighting Words: The Origins Of Religious Violence Hector Avalos Prometheus Books
Fleeing Fundamentalism: A Minister's Wife Examines Faith Carlene Cross Algonquin Books
Forgery and Counterforgery: The Use of Literary Deceit in Early Christian Polemics Bart D. Ehrman Oxford University Press
God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom Of Conscience Rev. Barry W. Lynn Prometheus Books
God and His Demons Michael Parenti Prometheus Books
God and the Fascists: The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic Karlheinz Deschner Prometheus Books
Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism Timothy Gloege The University of North Carolina Press
Holy Horrors: An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness James A. Haught Prometheus Books
Holy Misogyny: Why the Sex and Gender Conflicts in the Early Church Still Matter April D. DeConick Continuum
Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins David M. Carr Yale University Press
How to Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps: A Toolkit for Secular Activists Ryan T. Cragun Pitchstone Publishing
How to Overcome Religion and Follow Your Own Path Victoria Reynolds Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
How to Separate Church & State: A Manual From the Trenches Barry McGowan Amazon Digital Services LLC
In the Name of Heaven: 3000 Years of Religious Persecution Mary Jane Engh Prometheus Books
Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding Steven K. Green Oxford University Press
Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism Michelle Goldberg W. W. Norton & Company
Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can't Ignore the Bible's Violent Verses Philip Jenkins HarperOne
Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of American History Vol 1 Chris Rodda BookSurge Publishing
Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of American History Vol 2 Chris Rodda Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Militant Christianity: An Anthropological History Alice Beck Kehoe Palgrave Macmillan
Moses' Law for Modern Government: The Intellectual and Sociological Origins of the Christian Reconstructionist Movement J. Ligon Duncan NC
Neo-Confederacy: A Critical Introduction Euan Hague, Heidi Beirich, Edward H. Sebesta University of Texas Press
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America Kevin Kruse Basic Books
One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History Peter Manseau Little, Brown and Company
Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity James J. O'Donnell Ecco
Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity Shelly Matthews Oxford University Press
Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement Kathryn Joyce Beacon Press
Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement Michael Barkun The University of North Carolina Press
Religion in America: A Political History Denis Lacorne Columbia University Press
Religious Right: The Greatest Threat to Democracy A.F. Alexander Blazing Sword Publishing, Ltd.
Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States Sara Diamond The Guilford Press
Sacred Causes: The Clash of Religion and Politics, from the Great War to the War on Terror Michael Burleigh HarperCollins
Sacred Violence: African Christians and Sectarian Hatred in the Age of Augustine Brent D. Shaw Cambridge University Press
Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian Right Sara Diamond South End Press
Spiritual, but not Religious: Understanding Unchurched America Robert C. Fuller Oxford University Press
Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion Sheldon Culver Ig Publishing
Strong Religion: The Rise of Fundamentalisms around the World Gabriel A. Almond University Of Chicago Press
Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do Robert Boston Prometheus Books
The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism Karen Armstrong Random House
The Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture Christian Smith Brazos Press
The Civil War as a Theological Crisis Mark A. Noll The University of North Carolina Press
The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason Charles Freeman Vintage
The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason Sam Harris W.W. Norton & Company
The End of White Christian America Robert P. Jones Simon & Schuster
The Fall of the Evangelical Nation: The Surprising Crisis Inside the Church Christine Wicker HarperCollins
The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power Jeff Sharlet Jeff Sharlet
The Formation of a Persecuting Society: Authority and Deviance in Western Europe 950-1250 R. I. Moore Wiley-Blackwell
The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America David Domke, Kevin Coe Oxford University Press, USA
The Good News Club: The Christian Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children Katherine Stewart PublicAffairs
The Grand Inquisitor's Manual: A History of Terror in the Name of God Jonathan Kirsch HarperOne
The Juvenilization of American Christianity Thomas Bergler Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom Candida Moss HarperOne
The New Apostolic Reformation: History of a Modern Charismatic Movement John Weaver McFarland
The Paperback Apocalypse: How the Christian Church was Left Behind Robert M. Price Prometheus Books
The Pope and the New Apocalypse: The Holy War Against Family Planning Stephen D. Mumford Church and State Press
The Power and the Glory: Inside the Dark Heart of Pope John Paul II's Vatican David Yallop Constable
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion Jonathan Haidt Vintage
Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD Peter Brown Princeton University Press
Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts Faith and Threatens America Randall Balmer Basic Books
To the Far Right Christian Hater...You Can Be a Good Speller or a Hater, But You Can't Be Both: Official Hate Mail, Threats, and Criticism from the Archives ... of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation Bonnie Weinstein Rare Bird Books
unSpirituality - Permission To Be Human Christopher Zzenn Loren CreateSpace
Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence Sara Moslener Oxford University Press
Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II Jason Berry, Gerald Renne Free Press
When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Charles Kimball
When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture Paul Boyer Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless Greta Christina Dirty Heathen Publishing
Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State Rob Boston Prometheus Books
Why Tolerate Religion? Brian Leiter Princeton University Press