Jerome P. Baggett

Ph.D. Jerome P. Baggett
Address2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

Associate Professor of Religion and Society Core Doctoral Faculty Member, Graduate Theological Union
Acting Academic Dean, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union,
M.T.S., Weston School of Theology,
A.B., Boston College, Department of Theology,
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union/University of California, Berkeley,

Current Research and Teaching InterestsReligion, Democracy and Civil Society.
Spirituality and the Religious Quest in Modern America
Catholic Parishes and Civic Participation; Sociology of American Catholicism
Religion and Social Theory; Sociology of Religion; Religion and Cultural Analysis
Volunteering, Charitable Giving and Religion
Religion and Politics in the U.S.

Selected Publications”The Poor Will Always Be With Us? Poverty in the Biblical Tradition and in Modern Society,” in Ronald Y. Nakasone, ed., The Transforming Spiritual Landscape: Buddhist-Christian Encounters (Dharma Cloud Publishers, 2005), 123-33.
“The Catholic Citizen: Perennial Puzzle or Emergent Oxymoron?” Social Compass, 53(2), 2006, 291-309.

“Congregations and Civil Society: A Double-Edged Connection,” Journal of Church and State 44 (Fall 2002): 425-54.
Habitat for Humanity: Building Private Homes, Building Public Religion (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001)
Sense of the Faithful: An End and Beginning of American Catholicism (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

Areas of Interest

Religious Studies;

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