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Bader, Christopher and Roger Finke.  (2014)  "Toward Assessing and Improving Survey Measures on Religion:  The ARDA's Measurement Wizard."  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53(3): 652-661.

Baker, Joseph O., Christopher D. Bader and Kittye Hirsch.  (2014)  "Desecration, Moral Boundaries, and the Movement of Law: The Case of Westboro Baptist Church."  Deviant Behavior 36(1): 42-67.

Baker, Joseph O. and Christopher D. Bader.  (2014).  "A Social Anthropology of Ghosts in 21st Century America."   Social Compass. 61:4.


Froese, Paul and Christopher D. Bader.  2015.  America's Four Gods (updated edition).  New York: Oxford University Press.

Bader, Christopher and Froese, Paul.  America’s Four Gods: What We Say about God—and What That Says about Us.  Oxford University Press, 2010.

Bader, Christopher, F. Carson Mencken, and Joseph Baker.  Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture.  NYU Press, 2011. 

In Progress:

Bader, Christopher, Joseph Baker and Christopher P. Scheitle.  The Normalization of Deviance. (draft in progress)

Bader, Christopher, F. Carson Mencken and Joseph Baker.  Forthcoming 2016.  Paranormal America (2nd edition).  New York: NYU Press. (under contract, in preparation)

Bader, Christopher, Roger Finke, and Christopher P. Scheitle.  Faithful Measures. (book proposal submitted to publishers)

Iannaccone, Laurence.  Divine Economy: Perspectives on the Market for Religion.  Status: MS is largely complete.  Probable publisher: Princeton University Press.

Iannaccone, Laurence.  The Economics of Religion.  Status: Initial draft is finished.  Probable publisher: Princeton University Press.

Rubin, Jared. Rulers, Religion and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not.  Under Contract With: Cambridge University Press.