Origins of war; Food and faith; Islam and Christianity


The origins of war : a Catholic perspective / Matthew A. Shadle. Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2011. (Publisher’s description)

Food and faith : a theology of eating / Norman Wirzba. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011. (Publisher’s description)

Islam and Christianity : theological themes in comparative perspective / John Renard. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011. (Publisher’s description)


Travel writing; Islam in America; secondhand smoke


Huggan, Graham. Extreme pursuits: travel/writing in an age of globalization. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. (Publisher’s description)(Click here to access resource)

Ahmed, Akbar. Journey into America: the challenge of Islam. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2010. (Publisher’s description)(Click here to access resource)

Committee on Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Acute Coronary Events, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. Secondhand smoke exposure and cardiovascular effects: making sense of the evidence. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2010. (Publisher’s description)(Click here to access resource)



Elias, Jamal J., ed. Key themes for the study of Islam. Oxford; Oneworld, 2010. (Publisher’s description)

ter Borg, Meerten B., and Jan Willem van Henten, eds. Powers: religion as a social and spiritual force. New York: Fordham University press, 2010. (Publisher’s description)

Warner, Michael, Jonathan VanAntwerpen, Craig Calhoun, eds. Varieties of secularism in a secular age. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010. (Publisher’s description)

Wiley, Tatha. Encountering Paul: understanding the man and his message. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010. (Publisher’s description)