Laura Ammon


  • Work Useful to Religion and the Humanities: A History of the Development of the Comparative Method in Religion from Bartolomé Las Casas to Edward Burnett Tylor. Pickwick Studies in the History of Religion, 1. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, (Fall 2012).


  • Distinctive and not Disposable: Religious Studies and American Higher Education in the 21st Century. The Examined Life: Religious Studies and the Cultivation of Self-Reflection. Religious Studies News Spotlight on Teaching, edited by Joanne Robinson. Eds. Stephanie Gray, Ellen Posman, and Reid B. Locklin. American Academy of Religion: Atlanta, GA. (May 2012).
  • Jose de Acosta and Bernardino de Sahagun and the Sixteenth-Century Theology of Sacrifice in New Spain. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, Vol. 12. No. 3 (September 2011).
  • "Graduate Women's Studies: An Assessment After Two Decades" (co-author with Jean Schroedel, Karen Torjesen, Pamela Zeiser, and Charles Turner). Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Vol. 28, 1999): 201-219.

Encyclopedia Articles

  • Huckersterism and Religious Scandals; The Sanctuary Movement; Sister Helen Prejean; Native American Religious Freedom; Liberation Theology [co-authored with Randall Reed]. Battlegrounds: Religion, Daniel Smith-Christopher, ed. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT., (2009).

Book Reviews

  • Florence C. Hsia, Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial ChinaTerrae Incognitae. Dr. Marguerite Ragnow, ed. Vol. 43. No 2 (September 2011).
  • Clare Pettitt, Dr Livingstone, I presume ? Missionaries, journalists, explorers and empireTerrae Incognitae. Dr. Marguerite Ragnow, ed. Vol. 41 (2009).
  • Christopher Black and Pamela Gravestock eds., Early Modern Confraternities in Europe and the Americas: International and Interdisciplinary PerspectivesItinerario. Frans Paul van der Putten, ed. Vol. 32:1 (2008).
  • Jorge-Magasich Airola and Jean Marc de Beer, America Magica: When Renaissance Europe Thought it had Conquered ParadiseItinerario. Hendrik E. Niemeijer, ed. Vol. 31:1 (2007).
  • Amy E. Den Ouden, Beyond Conquest: Native Peoples and the Struggle for History in New England and Jenny Hale Pulsipher, Subjects unto the Same King: Indians, English, and the Contest for Authority in Colonial New EnglandItinerario. Hendrik E. Niemeijer, ed. Vol. 30:3 (2006).
  • The Burden of the Flesh: Fasting and Sexuality in Early Christianity by Teresa Shaw. Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity. J.Ma. Asgeirsson, ed. Vol. XXVI (Winter 1999).