Bibliography on Sept. 11 and Religion

Compiled by Charles Bellinger



Benjamin, Daniel, and Steven Simon. The Age of Sacred Terror. New York: Random House, 2002.

Berquist, Jon L., ed. Strike Terror No More : Theology, Ethics, and the New War. St. Louis, Mo.: Chalice Press, 2002.

Calhoun, Craig J., Paul Price, and Ashley S. Timmer, eds. Understanding September 11. New York: New Press, 2002.

Cymbala, Jim, and Stephen Sorenson. God's Grace from Ground Zero : Seeking God's Heart for the Future of Our World. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2001.

DaPonte, Paul J. Hope in an Age of Terror. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2009.

Esposito, John L. Unholy War : Terror in the Name of Islam. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Forrester, Duncan B. Apocalypse Now?: Reflections on Faith in a Time of Terror. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2005.

Gentile, Emilio. God's Democracy: American Religion After September 11. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2008.

Gilbert, Paul. New Terror, New Wars. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Griffin, David Ray. Christian Faith and the Truth Behind 9/11: A Call to Reflection and Action. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.

Griffith, Lee. The War on Terrorism and the Terror of God. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2002.

Heyward, Carter. God in the Balance: Christian Spirituality in Times of Terror. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2002.

Jenson, Robert. On Thinking the Human: Resolutions of Difficult Notions. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003. [ch. 5 "Thinking Wickedness"]

Kennedy, D. James. Why Was America Attacked? : Answers for a Nation at War. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2001.

Kraybill, Donald B., and Linda Gehman Peachey. Where Was God on September 11? : Seeds of Faith and Hope. Scottdale, Pa: Herald Press, 2002.

Langford, James R., and Leroy S. Rouner, eds. Walking with God in a Fragile World. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.

Lincoln, Bruce. Holy Terrors : Thinking About Religion after September 11, 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

MacArthur, John. Terrorism, Jihad, and the Bible : A Response to the Terrorist Attacks. Nashville: W Pub. Group, 2001.

Morgan, Matthew J., ed. The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Nash-Marshall, Siobhan. What It Takes to Be Free : Religion and the Roots of Democracy. New York: Crossroad Pub., 2003.

Santos, Gabriel A. Redeeming the Broken Body: Church and State After Disaster. Eugene, Ore: Cascade Books, 2009.

Sharma, Arvind, ed. The World's Religions After September 11. [4 vols.] Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2009.

Shiekh, Irum. Detained Without Cause: Muslims' Stories of Detention and Deportation in America After 9/11. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Simmons, Martha J., and Frank A. Thomas. 9.11.01 : African American Leaders Respond to an American Tragedy. Valley Forge: Judson Press, 2001.

Stern, Jessica. Terror in the Name of God : Why Religious Militants Kill. New York: Ecco, 2003.

Stone, Ronald H. Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror. New York: T & T Clark, 2005.

Swain, Storm. Trauma and Transformation at Ground Zero: A Pastoral Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011.

Swindoll, Charles R. Why, God? : Calming Words for Chaotic Times. Nashville, TN: W Pub., 2001.

Taylor, James. In the Aftermath : What September 11 Is Teaching Us About Our World, Our Faith & Ourselves. Kelowna, B.C.: Northstone, 2002.

Taylor, Mark Lewis. Religion, Politics, and the Christian Right: Post-9/11 Powers and American Empire. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

Vaux, Kenneth L. Ethics and the War on Terrorism. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2002.

Vecsey, Christopher. Following 9/11: Religion Coverage in the New York Times. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2011.

Veith, Gene Edward. Christianity in an Age of Terrorism. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Pub. House, 2002.

Williams, Rowan. Writing in the Dust : After September 11. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2002.

Willimon, William H. The Sunday after Tuesday : College Pulpits Respond to 9/11. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2002.

Zacharias, Ravi K. Light in the Shadow of Jihad. Sisters, Or.: Multnomah Publishers, 2002.