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EDUCATION

PhD – Religion – Temple University

ThM – Religion and Society – Princeton Theological Seminary

MDiv – Palmer Theological Seminary

BA – Political Science – Bethel University

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Religion
  • The Organization of American Historians
  • American Historical Association
  • American Studies Association
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania

HONORS AND AWARDS

2014-2015: Mary Jo Small Fellow: Society for Values in Higher Education — fully-funded participant at the 90th Annual SVHE Meeting at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

2009: Chosen for fully-funded interreligious dialogue journey to Turkey sponsored by the Philadelphia Dialogue Forum.

2007:  Chosen by the Henry Luce Foundation to travel to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to attend one month of fully-funded study at the Center for Religious and Cultural Studies at Gadja Madha University.

PUBLICATIONS

Book:

Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015.

Book Chapters:

“Penn’s ‘Holy Experiment’: The Vision and Reality of Religious Pluralism in Colonial Philadelphia”in Religion in Philadelphia by Temple University Press, 2016.

Articles:

“Islam in Greater Philadelphia.” The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. (Forthcoming).

“Straight Edge Religion: Hardcore Punk and the Sober Revolution.” Marginalia: A Los Angeles Review of Books Channel, March 17, 2015 . Available at: http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/straight-edge-religion-hardcore-punk-and-the-sober-revolution-by-david-m-krueger/

“Christianity and Violence.” Religion Compass 7, no. 7 (July 2013): 243-251. http://religion-compass.com/

“Vikings Read with Blood and Dead: Viking Martyrs and the Conquest of the American Frontier.” Claremont Journal of Religion 1, no.1 (January 2012): 159-174. Available at: http://claremontjournal.com/

Book Reviews:

“Sonic Religion and Urban Space.”  Review of Religion Out Loud: Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism, by Isaac Weiner. Religion in American History Blog, November 3, 2014. http://usreligion.blogspot.com/2014/11/guest-post-sonic-religion-and-urban.html#more

Book Review of Coping with Evil in Religion and Culture: Case Studies, edited by Nelly van Doorn-Harder and Lourens Minnema. Published online in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 44:3 (2009): 694. Available at: http://journal.jesdialogue.org/back_issues/volume_44_2009/

Upcoming Conferences:

November 2016. “Islamic Men’s Fashion in the Streets of Philly.” American Academy of Religion Conference 2016 (San Antonio, Texas).

November 2015.”Straight Edge Religion: Hardcore Punk and the Sober Revolution.” American Academy of Religion Conference 2015 (Atlanta, Georgia).

April 16-19, 2015. [Paper Accepted.] “A Holy Mission to Minnesota: Viking Martyrs and the Birth of a Christian Nation,” American Society of Church History 2015 (Minneapolis, MN). This is part of a panel I co-organized called “Religion in Lake Wobegon: Reviving the Study of a ‘Lost Region.’”

Festschrift:

“Festschrift for John Raines.” Available at: http://www.cla.temple.edu/religion/seeking-justice-the-journey-of-john-raines/