Professor in the Snowden Chair for the Study of Religion and Interreligious Relations
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Ph.D. in comparative religion, Northwestern University, 1992
M.Div., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 1984
B.A., Aurora College, 1979
Areas of expertise
Study of religion and interreligious relations.
Selected published works
Religion and Community in the New Urban America, co-author (Oxford University Press, 2015).
The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors (Oxford University Press, 2009).
“Immigrant Parochial Schools: Religion, Morality, Citizenship,” in Children and Childhood in American Religions (Rutgers University Press, 2009).
The Boundaries of Knowledge in Buddhism, Christianity, and Science, editor (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2008).
Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America: A Short History, co-author (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America’s Newest Immigrants, co-author (Rutgers University Press, 2007).