Selected Bibliography

Selected Bibliography


1972 – Time Invades the Cathedral: Tensions in the School of Hope. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1972 – Ways of Understanding Religion. New York: Macmillan.
1976 – Hope Against Hope : Moltmann to Merton in One Theological Decade. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1978 – Silent Fire: an Invitation to Western Mysticism. 1st ed, Harper Forum Books. San Francisco: Harper & Row.
1982 -The Unfinished War: Vietnam and the American Conscience. Boston: Beacon Press.
1983 – The Monastic Impulse. New York: Crossroad.
1990 – The New Religious Right: Piety, Patriotism, and Politics. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press.
1995 – Religious Studies: The Making of a Discipline. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Edited Books

Ed. 1970 – The Future of Hope: [Symposium, Institute on Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1968]. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
Ed. 1976 – Seeing with a Native eye : Essays on Native American Religion. New York: Harper & Row.
Ed. 1989 – Thomas Merton: Preview of the Asian Journey. New York: Crossroad.
Ed. 1991 -The Vietnam Reader. New York: Routledge.

Co-authored and co-edited Books

1970 – The Religious Personality. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth.
Capps, Donald, Walter H. Capps, and M. Gerald Bradford, eds.
1977 – Encounter with Erikson : Historical Interpretation and Religious Biography [bibliog], Series on Formative Contemporary Thinkers 2. Missoula, Mont: Scholars Press.

Book Chapters

1970 – Mapping the Hope Movement in The Future of Hope, Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1975 – Uppsala Methodology and the Problem of Religious Syncretism in Religious Syncretism in Antiquity. Missoula, Montana: Scholars Press.
1977 – Erikson’s Orientation as Process Philosophy in Encounter with Erikson. Missoula, Mont: Scholars Press.
1977 – Christianity: Actional and Contemplative in East/West Cultures. Santa Barbara: Educational Futures.
1978 – The Interpenetration of New Religion and Religious Studies in Understanding the New Religions. New York: Seabury Press.
1979 – Commentary: [on papers by H Biezais on Typology of Religion and C Colpe on Symbol and Copy Theory, pp 143-173] in Science of Religion. The Hague: Mouton Publishers.
1996 – Religion and Politics : Finding Normative Factors in Current Discussions in Religion and the Political Order. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Encyclopedia Entries

1983, 1985, 1990 – Religion in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book.
1987 – Society and Religion in Encyclopedia of Religion. New York: Macmillan and Free Press.


1965 – “‘Being and Becoming’ and ‘God and the World’: An Analysis of Whitehead’s Account of Their Early Association,” Revue Philosophique de Louvain LXIII:572-590.
1966 – “Harnack and Ecumenical Discussion,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 3:486-502.
1967 – “Plurality of Theologies : A Paradigmatic Sketch,” Religious Studies 3:355-367.
1968 – “Via Positiva in Kant,” Journal of Religion 48:351-375.
1968 – “The Hope Tendency,” Cross Currents XVIII (3):257-272.
1968 – “An Assessment of the Theologyical Side of the School of Hope,” Cross Currents XVIII (3):319-335.
1969 – “Nathan Sšderblom: Homo Religiosus?” Lutheran Quarterly 21:392-396.
1969 – “Meaning of Secular, Secularism, and Secularization,” Lutheran World 16 (3):263-270.
1970 – “Religion in State University Curricula: Future Theological Reverberations,” Lutheran World 17 (2):167-172.
1971 -“Motif-Research in Irenaeus, Thomas Aquinas, and Luther,” Studia Theologica 25 (2):133-159.
1971 – “Revolution in Theology: [review article],” Journal of Religion 51:67-74.
1972 – “Reflections on Theological Reconstruction,” Lutheran Quarterly 24:387-396.
1972 – “Motif-research as a Comparative Technique in Theological Systems,” Santa Barbara, Calif.
1973 – “Geo Widengren on Syncretis: On Parsing Uppsala Methodological Tendencies,” Numen 20:163-185.
1974 – “On Religious Studies: In Lieu of an Overview [with responses],” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 42:727-733.
1975 – “Origins of the Theology of Hope. Interpretation – A Journal of Bible and Theology,” 29 (1):84-86.
1977 – “First Impressions – and Second Thoughts,” Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin 8:37,39-40.
1978 – “Vocational Crisis : Symptom of a Deeper Illness,” Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin 9:65+.
1978 – “Impressions From Wingspread Religious Studies: The State of the Art,” Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin 9:41-42.
1981 – “Contemporary Socio-Political Change and the Work of Religious Studies,” Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin 12:93-95.
1982 – “Theology as Art Form: [reply to G Kaufman, pp 73-79],” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 50:93-96.
1984 – “Religious Studies – theological studies: The St Louis Project,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 52:721-730.
1984 – “Religion and Truth – Towards an Alternative Paradigm for the Study of Religion,” Zygon 19 (1):99-100.
1985 – “A Note on the Rise of the New Religious Right”. Dialog 24:248-251.
1987 – “A Response to Dr Strenski: [“Our very own contras”, 54:323-335 Sum 1986],” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 55:125-126.
1987 – “The Quest for Transcendence,” Word & World 7:125-130.
1988 – “Religious Studies and Creative Reflection: [reply to Colloquy presentations, pp 207-346],” Soundings 71:373-379.
1988 – “Professor Berger’s Lament: [reply to P L Berger, pp 90-96],” Dialog 27:101-104.
1991 – “Content and Message in Teaching about Religion. Religion and Public Education,” 18:223-227.
1993 – “Keeping Pace with the Code of Code : [The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project, ed by Daniel J Kevles and Leroy Hood; review essay],” Christian Century 110:373-375.
1996 – “Religious Authority In An Ecumenical Age And A Pluralistic World: [Paul Wattson Lecture, Univ of San Francisco, 1996],” Ecumenical Trends 25:65-69.
1997 – “Interpreting Václav Havel: [on his intellectual heritage],” Cross Currents 47:301-316.
1997 – “The Dialogue with the ‘New Europe’: A Two-Way Street,” Religion, State and Society 25 (1):37-40.
1999 – “Mr Christian’s seminar. In The future of Religion: Festschrift for Ninian Smart,” London: Middlesex University Press.