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The NSRN Bibliography is managed by Christopher R. Cotter.

This page lists those books or articles which have been added to the bibliography since the last update. This means that regular users can check here for quick access to the latest information.

The intention is to update the NSRN bibliography every month or so. The bibliography can  be viewed in a list organised by author surname or publication date.


  • Adamson, W.L. 2013. “Giovanni Papini : Nietzsche, Secular Religion, and Catholic Fascism.” Politics Religion and Ideology 14 (1): 1–20.
  • Ardley, B., and R. Voase. 2013. “Magna Carta : Repositioning the Secular as `sacred’.” International Journal of Heritage Studies 19 (4): 341–352.
  • Aristodemou, M. 2013. “Democracy or Your Life! Knowledge, Ignorance and the Politics of Atheism in Saramago’s Blindness and Seeing.” Law Culture and the Humanities 9 (1): 169–187.
  • Baker, Matthew J., and Mandy Robbins. 2012. “American On-line Atheists and Psychological Type.” Mental Health, Religion & Culture 15 (10): 1077–1084. doi:10.1080/13674676.2012.707433.
  • Bar-El, R., T. García-Muñoz, S. Neuman, and Y. Tobol. 2013. “The Evolution of Secularization : Cultural Transmission, Religion and Fertility—theory, Simulations and Evidence.” Journal of Population Economics 26 (3): 1129–1174.
  • Baskan, B. 2013. “Overcoming the Secular Suspicion? State Secularity and Its Impact on Societal Relations in Turkey and Egypt.” Arab Studies Quarterly 35 (2): 165–183.
  • Becker, S.O., and L. Woessmann. 2013. “Not the Opium of the People : Income and Secularization in a Panel of Prussian Counties.” American Economic Review 103 (3): 539–544.
  • Bilgin, P. 2013. “Civilisation, Dialogue, Security : the Challenge of Post-secularism and the Limits of Civilisational Dialogue.” Review of International Studies 38 (5): 1099–1115.
  • Bishop, R.C., and J. Carr. 2013. “In Bondage to Reason : Evidentialist Atheism and Its Assumptions.” Christian Scholars Review 42 (3): 221–244.
  • Bonney, Norman. 2012a. “Proportional Prayers: Time for Reflection in the Scottish Parliament.” Parliamentary Affairs.
  • ———. 2012b. “Some Constitutional Issues Concerning the Installation of the Monarch.” British Politics 7 (2): 163–182.
  • ———. 2012c. “Established Religion, Parliamentary Devolution and New State Religion in the United Kingdom.” Parliamentary Affairs.
  • ———. 2012d. “Scottish Independence, State Religion and the Monarchy.” Political Quarterly 83 (2) (June): 360–367.
  • ———. 2013. “Towards a Free Market in Religion.” The Political Quarterly: n/a–n/a. doi:10.1111/j.1467-923X.2013.12011.x.
  • Byrne, C. 2013. “Free, Compulsory and (Not) Secular- : The Failed Idea in Australian Education*.” Journal of Religious History 37 (1): 20–38.
  • Caudill, D.S. 2013. “Boundary Work : Transcendence and Authoriality in Religious and Secular Law.” International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 26 (1): 149–161.
  • Cerella, A. 2013. “Religion and Political Form : Carl Schmitt’s Genealogy of Politics as Critique of Jurgen Habermas’s Post-secular Discourse.” Review of International Studies 38 (5): 975–994.
  • Colledge, R.J. 2013. “Secular Spirituality and the Hermeneutics of Ontological Gratitude.” Sophia 52 (1): 27–43.
  • Cush, Denise. 2013. “Editorial : Challenging the Religious/secular Divide.” British Journal of Religious Education 35 (2): 121–124.
  • Dallmayr, F. 2013. “Post-secularity and (global) Politics : a Need for Radical Redefinition.” Review of International Studies 38 (5): 963–973.
  • Das Acevedo, D. 2013. “Secularism in the Indian Context.” Law and Social Inquiry 38 (1): 138–167.
  • Dhawan, N. 2013. “The Empire Prays Back : Religion, Secularity, and Queer Critique.” Boundary 2 40 (1): 191–222.
  • Drob, S.L. 2012. “Kabbalah, Jungian Psychology, and the Challenge of Contemporary Atheism.” Psychological Perspectives 55 (2): 142–162.
  • Duncan, C. 2013. “Religion and Secular Utility : Happiness, Truth, and Pragmatic Arguments for Theistic Belief.” Philosophy Compass 8 (4): 381–399.
  • Fonza, A. 2013. “Black Women, Atheist Activism, and Human Rights.” Cross Currents 63 (2): 185–197.
  • Francis, L.J., A. Brockett, and A. Village. 2013. “Measuring Attitude Toward Theistic Faith : Assessing the Astley-Francis Scale Among Christian, Muslim and Secular Youth in England.” Research in Education (89): 70–81.
  • Frigerio, A. 2012. “Questioning Religious Monopolies and Free Markets : the Role of the State, the Church(es), and Secular Agents in the Management of Religion in Argentina.” Citizenship Studies 16 (8): 997–1011.
  • Gearon, L. 2013. “The King James Bible and the Politics of Religious Education : Secular State and Sacred Scripture.” Religious Education 108 (1): 9–27.
  • Goodwin, M. 2012. “Dis/enchantment : Locating Modernity Between Secularism and “The Sacred’’.” Womens Studies Quarterly 40 (3; /4): 326–383.
  • Gordon, P.E. 2013. “Between Christian Democracy and Critical Theory : Habermas, Bockenforde, and the Dialectics of Secularization in Postwar Germany.” Social Research 80 (1): 173–202.
  • Harper, R. 2012. “What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age.” Sociology of Religion 73 (4): 458–459.
  • Hirschle, J. 2013. “Secularization of Consciousness- or Alternative Opportunities? The Impact of Economic Growth on Religious Belief and Practice in 13 European Countries.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52 (2): 410–424.
  • Hurd, Elizabeth Shakman. 2013. “International Politics after Secularism.” Review of International Studies 38 (5): 943–961.
  • Hvidtjorn, D., I. Petersen, J. Hjelmborg, A. Skytthe, K. Christensen, and N.C. Hvidt. 2013. “Familial Resemblance in Religiousness in a Secular Society : A Twin Study.” Twin Research and Human Genetics 16 (2): 544–553.
  • Iqtidar, H., and D. Lehmann. 2012. “Introduction : Secularism and Citizenship Beyond the North Atlantic World.” Citizenship Studies 16 (8): 953–959.
  • Johnson, M.C. 2013. “Questioning French Secularism : Gender Politics and Islam in a Parisian Suburb by Jennifer A. Selby.” American Ethnologist 40 (1): 234–236.
  • Kandiyoti, D. 2012. “The Travails of the Secular : Puzzle and Paradox in Turkey.” Economy and Society 41 (4): 513–531.
  • Kanra, B., and S.A. Ercan. 2012. “Negotiating Difference in a Muslim Society : A Longitudinal Study of Islamic and Secular Discourses in Turkey.” Digest of Middle East Studies 21 (1): 69–88.
  • Kemp, R. 2013. “Desiderata for a Viable Secular Humanism.” Journal of Applied Philosophy 30 (2): 176–186.
  • Kolar, P. 2012. “Baptism and Secularization in the Context of the Communist Totalitarian Regime Within the Czechoslovak Republic.” Studia Liturgica 42 (1; /2): 231–242.
  • Kösebalaban, H. 2013. “Secularism and State Policies Toward Religion : the United States, France, and Turkey. Ahmet T. Kuru.” Contemporary Islam 7 (2): 229–231.
  • Kumar, V. 2013. “A Model of Secularism in the State of Nature.” Quality and Quantity 47 (2): 1199–1212.
  • Kuo, Y.P. 2013. “`Christian Civilization’ and the Confucian Church : The Origin of Secularist Politics in Modern China.” Past and Present 218: 235–264.
  • LeDrew, Stephen. 2013. “Discovering Atheism: Heterogeneity in Trajectories to Atheist Identity and Activism.” Sociology of Religion 74 (2) (April 4). doi:10.1093/socrel/srt014. http://socrel.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/04/03/socrel.srt014.
  • Leigh, I., and R. Adhar. 2012. “Post-Secularism and the European Court of Human Rights : Or How God Never Really Went Away.” Modern Law Review 75 (6): 1064–1098.
  • Lewis, V.A., and R. Kashyap. 2013. “Piety in a Secular Society : Migration, Religiosity, and Islam in Britain.” International Migration 51 (3): 57–66.
  • Lorkowski, C. 2013. “Atheism.” Philosophy Compass 8 (5): 523–538.
  • Main, R. 2013. “Secular and Religious : the Intrinsic Doubleness of Analytical Psychology and the Hegemony of Naturalism in the Social Sciences.” Journal of Analytical Psychology 58 (3): 366–386.
  • Mondal, A.A>. 2013. “`Representing the Very Ethic He Battled’ : Secularism, Islam(ism) and Self-transgression in The Satanic Verses.” Textual Practice 27 (3): 419–437.
  • Morgan, J. 2013. “Untangling False Assumptions Regarding Atheism and Health.” Zygon 48 (1): 9–19.
  • Negron-Gonzales, M. 2012. “Cooperation Between Secular and Religious Rights Organizations in Turkey.” Turkish Studies 13 (3): 415–430.
  • Numao, J.K. 2013. “Locke on Atheism.” History of Political Thought 34 (2): 252–272.
  • Pabst, A. 2013. “The Secularism of Post-secularity : Religion, Realism, and the Revival of Grand Theory in IR.” Review of International Studies 38 (5): 995–1017.
  • Park, R.S. 2013. “Fragmented Knowledge Structures : Secularization as Scientization.” Heythorp Journal 54 (4): 563–573.
  • Pearce, S.C. 2012. “The ‘Turkish Model’ of Sociology : East–West Science, State Formation, and the Post-Secular.” American Sociologist 43 (4): 406–427.
  • Penelhum, T. 2013. “Religion after Atheism.” Religious Studies 49: 249–255.
  • Price, C. 2013. “Tokens of Renewal : The Picture Postcard as a Secular Relic of Re-creation and Recreation.” Culture and Religion 14 (1): 111–130.
  • Qadir, A. 2013. “Between Secularism/s : Islam and the Institutionalisation of Modern Higher Education in Mid-nineteenth Century British India.” British Journal of Religious Education 35 (2): 125–139.
  • Rafudeen, A. 2013. “Asad on the Secular : Implications for South Africa’s Muslim Marriages Bill Debate.” American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 30 (1): 1–21.
  • Randell-Moon, H. 2013. “The Secular Contract : Sovereignty, Secularism and Law in Australia.” Social Semiotics 23 (3): 352–367.
  • Rectenwald, M. 2013. “Secularism and the Cultures of Nineteenth-century Scientific Naturalism.” British Journal for the History of Science 46 (2): 231–254.
  • Rivetti, P. 2013. “Democracy and Secularism in Iran : Lessons for the Arab Spring?” Mediterranean Politics 18 (1): 125–132.
  • Roy, O. 2013. “Secularism and Islam : The Theological Predicament.” International Spectator 48 (1): 5–19.
  • Schulzke, M. 2013. “New Atheism and Moral Theory.” Journal of Global Ethics 9 (1): 65–75.
  • Seo, M. 2012. “Defining `religious’ in Indonesia : Toward Neither an Islamic nor a Secular State.” Citizenship Studies 16 (8): 1045–1058.
  • Sheppard, K. 2012. “Atheism, Apostasy, and the Afterlives of Francis Spira in Early Modern England.” Seventeenth Century 27 (4): 410–434.
  • Shor, E., and D.J. Roelfs. 2013. “The Longevity Effects of Religious and Nonreligious Participation : A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52 (1): 120–145.
  • Slominski, Kristy L. 2013. “Religion and Public Life.” NSRN Online | Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network. http://nsrn.net/religion-and-public-life/.
  • Smith, M., and P. Marden. 2013. “Capturing the Religious Spirit : A Challenge for the Secular State.” Journal of Church and State 55 (1): 23–49.
  • Soni, R.S>. 2013. “In the Letter of Mere Reason : Rethinking the Universal Secular Intellectual with Immanuel Kant, Jacques Derrida and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.” Culture and Religion 14 (2): 146–179.
  • Stuckrad, Kocku von. 2013. “Secular Religion: A Discourse-historical Approach to Religion in Contemporary Western Europe.” Journal of Contemporary Religion 28 (1): 1–14.
  • Sullivan, Winnifred Fallers, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo, ed. 2011. After Secular Law. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
  • Toal, C. 2012. “Preaching at the British Association for the Advancement of Science : Sermons, Secularization and the Rhetoric of Conflict in the 1870s.” British Journal for the History of Science 45 (1): 75–95.
  • Vail, Kenneth E, 3rd, Jamie Arndt, and Abdolhossein Abdollahi. 2012. “Exploring the Existential Function of Religion and Supernatural Agent Beliefs Among Christians, Muslims, Atheists, and Agnostics.” Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin 38 (10) (October): 1288–1300. doi:10.1177/0146167212449361.
  • Voloder, L. 2013. “Secular Citizenship and Muslim Belonging in Turkey : Migrant Perspectives.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 36 (5): 838–856.
  • Walton, J.F. 2013. “Confessional Pluralism and the Civil Society Effect : Liberal Mediations of Islam and Secularism in Contemporary Turkey.” American Ethnologist 40 (1): 182–200.
  • Wasserman, S., A. Weisman, and G. Suro. 2013. “Nonreligious Coping and Religious Coping as Predictors of Expressed Emotion in Relatives of Patients with Schizophrenia.” Mental Health, Religion & Culture 16 (1): 16–30.
  • Watson, J.E. 2013. “Post-secular Schooling : Freedom through Faith or Diversity in Community.” Cambridge Journal of Education 43 (2): 147–162.
  • White, A.C>. 2013. “In Sympathy and Imagination : The Theological Import of Paul Ricoeur’s Agnosticism.” Literature and Theology 27 (2): 183–195.
  • Williams, P. 2012. “India’s Muslims, Lived Secularism and Realising Citizenship.” Citizenship Studies 16 (8): 979–995.
  • Wilson, J. 2013. “The Secular Visionaries : Aestheticism and New Zealand Short Fiction in the Twentieth Century.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49 (1): 116–118.
  • Wohlrab-Sahr, M., and M. Burchardt. 2012. “Multiple Secularities : Toward a Cultural Sociology of Secular Modernities.” Comparative Sociology 11 (6): 875–909.
  • Zeghal, M. 2013. “Competing Ways of Life : Islamism, Secularism, and Public Order in the Tunisian Transition.” Constellations 20 (2): 254–274.

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