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Publications of David Morgan    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Morgan, D. The lure of images: A history of religion and visual media in America.  Routledge, January, 2020: 1-308. [available here], [doi]  [abs]
  2. Morgan, D. Images at work: The material culture of enchantment.  Oxford University Press, January, 2018: 1-230. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Morgan, DL. Essentials of Dyadic Interviewing. January, 2016: 1-119. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Van Rompay, L; Miglarese, S; Morgan, D. The long shadow of vatican II: Living faith and negotiating authority since the second vatican council. January, 2015: 1-165.  [abs]
  5. Morgan, D. The Forge of Vision: A Visual History of Modern Christianity.  University of California Press, 2015.
  6. Morgan, D. The Embodied Eye: Religious Visual Culture and the Social Life of Feeling.  University of California Press, 2012. [book.php]
  7. Morgan, D. Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture.  edited by Morgan, D Routledge, June, 2008: 256 pages. [doi]  [abs]
  8. Morgan, D. The Sacred Heart of Jesus: The Visual Evolution of a Devotion.  Amsterdam University Press, 2008: 49 pages.  [abs]
  9. David Morgan and James Elkins, editors. Re-enchantment.  edited by Morgan, D; Elkins, J Routledge, 2008.
  10. Morgan, D. The sacred gaze: Religious visual culture in theory and practice.  University of California Press, May, 2005. [book.php]  [abs]
  11. David Morgan and Sally M. Promey, editors. The Visual Culture of American Religions.  edited by Morgan, D; Promey, S Taylor & Francis US, 2001: 427 pages.  [abs]
  12. Morgan, D; Promey, SM. Exhibiting the Visual Culture of American Religions.  Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, 2000: 130 pages. [htm]
  13. Morgan, D. Protestants and Pictures: Religion, Visual Culture, and the Age of American Mass Production. 1999.
  14. Morgan, D. Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images. 1998.
  15.  Icons of American Protestantism.  edited by Morgan, D Yale University Press, 1996: 246 pages.  [abs]

Edited Books

  1. David Morgan, editor. Keywords in Media, Religion, and Culture. Routledge, 2008. (Translated into Farsi and published in Qom, Iran, by the Islamic Research Center, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, 2012)
  2. David Morgan, editor. Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman. , 1996.

Papers Published

  1. Morgan, DL. "Reply to Joseph Maxwell." Journal of Mixed Methods Research 16:4 (October, 2022): 415-417. [doi]
  2. Lobe, B; Morgan, DL; Hoffman, K. "A Systematic Comparison of In-Person and Video-Based Online Interviewing." International Journal of Qualitative Methods 21 (September, 2022). [doi]  [abs]
  3. Morgan, D. "The Visual Culture of Revelation: Visions and the Images that Reveal Them." Irish Theological Quarterly 86:3 (August, 2021): 223-240. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Morgan, D. "Religious Materiality in the Early Modern World. Suzanna Ivanič, Mary Laven, and Andrew Morrall, eds. Visual and Material Culture, 1300–1700 18. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. 262 pp. + color pls. €109.." Renaissance Quarterly 74:2 (2021): 648-650. [doi]
  5. Gilchrist, R; Morgan, D. "Archaeology, Heritage, And The Material Study Of Religion." Material Religion 16:4 (August, 2020): 511-517. [doi]
  6. Morgan, D. "In Conversation: Sensual Religion." Material Religion 16:3 (May, 2020): 361. [doi]
  7. Morgan, D. "Sensual Religion: Religion and the Five Senses." Journal of Contemporary Religion 35:2 (May, 2020): 364-366. [doi]
  8. Morgan, D. "A Generative Entanglement: Word and Image in Roman Catholic Devotional Practice." Entangled Religions 11:3 (February, 2020): 1-21. [doi]  [abs]
  9. Morgan, D. "Soldier Statues and Empty Pedestals: Public Memory in the Wake of the Confederacy." Material Religion 14:1 (January, 2018): 153-157. [doi]
  10. Morgan, D. "The subject in question." Journal of Material Culture 22:4 (December, 2017): 476-484. [doi]
  11. Morgan, D. "Defining the sacred in fine art and devotional imagery." Religion 47:4 (October, 2017): 641-662. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Morgan, D. "The Visual Piety of the Sacred Heart." Material Religion 13:2 (April, 2017): 233-236. [doi]
  13. Morgan, D. "Materializing the study of religion." Religion 46:4 (October, 2016): 640-643. [doi]  [abs]
  14. morgan, D. "On the nature of collecting." Material Religion 12:3 (July, 2016): 375-377. [doi]
  15. Morgan, D. "The Materiality of Sacred Economies." Material Religion 11:3 (July, 2015): 387-391. [doi]
  16. Morgan, D. "Religious Objects in Museums: Private Lives and Public Duties." Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:2 (May, 2014): 359-360. [doi]
  17. Morgan, D. "The Ecology of Images: Seeing and the Study of Religion." Religion and Society 5:1 (January, 2014): 83-105. [doi]
  18. Meyer, B; Morgan, D; Paine, C; Brent Plate, S. "Material religion's first decade." Material Religion 10:1 (January, 2014): 105-110. [doi]
  19. Morgan, D. "Religion and Media: A Critical Review of Recent Developments."  1:3 (December, 2013): 347-356. [doi]  [abs]
  20. Morgan, D. "Mediation or mediatisation: The history of media in the study of religion." Culture and Religion 12:2 (June, 2011): 137-152. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Morgan, D. "Thing." Material Religion 7:1 (March, 2011): 140-146. [doi]
  22. Meyer, B; Morgan, D; Paine, C; Brent Plate, S. "Introduction: Key words in material religion." Material Religion 7:1 (March, 2011): 4-9. [doi]
  23. Morgan, D. "The Emotional Technology of Evangelicalism." American Art 25:3 (Fall, 2011): 13-15. [doi]
  24. Morgan, D. "The look of sympathy: religion, visual culture, and the social life of feeling." Material Religion 5:2 (July, 2009): 132-154. [doi]
  25. Morgan, D. "The materiality of cultural construction." Material Religion 4:2 (December, 2008): 228-229. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  26. Morgan, D. "Exhibition review: The critical view." Material Religion 3:1 (December, 2007): 135-143. [doi]
  27. Corrigan, J; Morgan, D; Silk, M; Williams, RH. "Forum: Electronic media and the study of American religion." Religion and American Culture: a Journal of Interpretation 16:1 (January, 2006): 1-24. [doi]
  28. Morgan, D. "Response to spackman, "reconsidering 'kitsch'"." Material Religion 1:3 (January, 2005): 417-419. [doi]
  29. Morgan, D. "Visual religion." Religion 30:1 (January, 2000): 41-53. [doi]
  30. Morgan, D. "Domestic devotion and ritual: Visual piety in the modern American home." Art Journal 57:1 (January, 1998): 45-54. [doi]  [abs]
  31. Morgan, D. "German character and artistic form: The cultural politics of German art theory, 1773-1814." European Romantic Review 6:2 (December, 1996): 183-212. [doi]
  32. Morgan, D. "Imaging Protestant Piety: The Icons of Warner Sallman." Religion and American Culture: a Journal of Interpretation 3:1 (January, 1993): 29-47. [doi]

Articles in a Collection

  1. Morgan, DL. "PARADIGMS IN MIXED METHODS RESEARCH." The Routledge Handbook for Advancing Integration in Mixed Methods Research. January, 2022, 97-112. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Morgan, D. "Material analysis and the study of religion." MATERIALITY AND THE STUDY OF RELIGION: THE STUFF OF THE SACRED. 2017, 14-32.
  3. Morgan, D. "Museum Collection and the History of Interpretation." RELIGION IN MUSEUMS: GLOBAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES. 2017, 117-127.
  4. Morgan, D. "Christianity and the Limits of Materiality Foreword." CHRISTIANITY AND THE LIMITS OF MATERIALITY. 2017, IX-XV.
  5. Morgan, D. "Kuvat, sanat ja kääntyminen—painetun sanan kultturi ja uskonnollisten kuvien levittäminen protestanttisen lähestystyön historiassa [Print Culture and the Circulation of Imagery in Protestant Mission History]." Pyhä media [Pious Media] Ed. Sumiala-Seppänen, J. Atena Kustannus, January, 2015, 167-176.
  6. Van Rompay, L; Miglarese, S; Morgan, D. "The Long Shadow of Vatican II Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council EPILOGUE." LONG SHADOW OF VATICAN II: LIVING FAITH AND NEGOTIATING AUTHORITY SINCE THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL. 2015, 128-137.
  7. Morgan, D. "The Senses in Religion: Migrations of Sacred and Sensory Values." A Cultural History of the Senses Ed. Toner, JP; Classen, C; Vila, AC; Newhauser, RG; Howes, D. Berg, December, 2014, 89-111.  [abs]
  8. Morgan, D. "The Image of the Protestant Bible in America." The Bible in the Public Square Ed. Chancey, MA; Meyers, C; Meyers, EM. Society of Biblical Literature, July, 2014, 93-120.  [abs]
  9. Morgan, D. "Reflection: Religious tracts in the eighteenth century." Media, Religion and Culture: An Introduction. January, 2014, 84-85.
  10. Morgan, D. "Art, Material Culture, and Lived Religion." The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts Ed. Brown, FB. Oxford University Press, 2013.
  11. Morgan, D. "Kimsooja and the Art of Place." Kimsooja: Unfolding. Vancouver Art Gallery, 2013, 115-123.
  12. Morgan, D. "Finding fabiola: Visual piety in religious life." Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader. January, 2012, 171-181. [doi]  [abs]
  13. Morgan, D. "Religion and Visuality in America: Material Economies of the Sacred." Cambridge History of Religions in America, 3 vols. Ed. Stein, S. Cambridge University Press, 2012, 748-780.
  14. Morgan, D. "The Look of the Sacred." Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies Ed. Orsi, RA. Cambridge University Press, 2012, 296-318.
  15. Morgan, D. "Rhetoric of the Heart: Figuring the Body in Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus." Things: Material Religion and the Topography of Divine Spaces. Fordham University Press, 2012, 90-111.
  16. Morgan, D. "Finding Fabiola." Media and Culture: A Reader Ed. Lynch, G; Mitchell, J. Routledge, 2011, 171-181. (reprinted)
  17. Morgan, D. "Thomas Kinkade and the History of Protestant Visual Culture in America." Thomas Kinkade: The Artist in the Mall. Duke University Press, 2011, 29-53.
  18. Morgan, D. "Seeing Nationhood: Images of American Identity." Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force Ed. Borg, MT; Henten, JWV. Fordham University Press, 2010, 81-102.
  19. Morgan, D. "Image, Art and Inspiration in Modern Apparitions." Looking Beyond: Images, Dreams, and Insights in Medieval Art and History Ed. Hourihane, C. Index of Christian Art, Occasional Papers 11Index of Christian Art, 2010, 265-282.
  20. Morgan, D. "The Material Culture of Lived Religion: Visuality and Embodiment." Mind and Matter Ed. Vakkari, J. Society of Art History, 2010, 14-31.
  21. Morgan, D. "Painting as Visual Evidence." Using Visual Evidence Ed. Howells, R; Matson, R. Open University Press, 2009, pp. 8-23.
  22. Morgan, D. "American Holy Land: Tissot in the National Context." Prodigal Son: James Tissot and the "Life of Christ" Ed. Dolkart, J. Brooklyn Museum, 2009, pp. 48-65.
  23. Morgan, D. "Aura and the Inversion of Marian Pilgrimage: Fatima and Her Statues." Moved By Mary: Pilgrimage in the Modern World Ed. Hermkens, J; Notermans,. 2009, pp. 49-65.
  24. Elkins, J; Jain, K; Morgan, D; de Duve, T; Doniger, W; Groys, B; Bordowitz, G; Masuzawa, T; Markovitz, B; Piatek, F; Worley, T; Alexandrova, A; Noonen, K. "THE ART SEMINAR." RE-ENCHANTMENT. 2009, 107-184.
  27. Morgan, D. "Image." Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture. June, 2008, 96-110. [doi]
  28. Morgan, D. "Introduction: Religion, media, culture: The shape of the field." . June, 2008, 1-19. [doi]
  29. Morgan, D. "Images of the Passion and the History of Protestant Visual Piety in America." The Passion Story: From Visual Representation to Social Drama Ed. Kupfer, M. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008, 131-145.
  30. Carter, JK. "Epilogue." The Long Shadow of Vatican II: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority Since the Second Vatican Council. Oxford University Press, 2008, 128-137. [doi]  [abs]
  31. Morgan, D. "The Visual Construction of the Sacred." Images and Communities The Visual Construction of the Social Ed. Stocchetti, M; Sumiala-Seppänen, J. Gaudeamus-Helsinki University Press, 2007, 53-74.
  32. Morgan, D. "The Study of Religion and Popular Culture: Prospects, Presuppositions, Procedures." Between Sacred and Profane: Researching Religion and Popular Culture Ed. Lynch, G. I.B. Tauris, 2007, 21-33.
  33.  "Absent Fathers and Women with Beards: Religion and Gender in Popular Imagery of the Nineteenth Century." American Visual Cultures Ed. Holloway, D; Beck, J. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005, 39-47.  [abs]
  34. Morgan, DL. "Focus groups." The Social Science Encyclopedia. October, 2004, 373-374.
  35. Morgan, D. "Visual Media and the Case of Ethiopian Protestantism." =Belief in Media: Media and Christianity in a Cultural Perspective Ed. Hess, M; Horsfield, P; Medrano, A. Ashgate Publishing, 2004, 91-106.
  36. Morgan, D. "Toward a Modern Historiography of Art and Religion." Reluctant Partners: Art and Religion in Dialogue Ed. Heller, E. The Gallery at the American Bible Society, 2004, 16-47.
  37. Morgan, D. "Catholic Visual Piety and The Passion of the Christ." Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson's Film and Its Critics Ed. Brent, S. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, 85-96.
  38. Morgan, D. "Manly Pain and Motherly Love: Mel Gibson’s Big Picture." After The Passion is Gone: American Religious Consequences Ed. Landres, JS; Berenbaum, M. AltaMira Press/Rowman & Littlefield, 2004, 149-157.
  39. Morgan, D. "Protestant Visual Piety and the Aesthetics of American Mass Culture." Mediating Religion: Conversations in Media, Religion and Culture Ed. Mitchell, J; Marriage, S. T & T Clark, 2003, 107-120.
  40. Morgan, D. "Protestant Visual Practice and American Mass Culture." Practicing Religion in the Age of the Media: Explorations in Media, Religion and Culture Ed. Hoover, S; Schofield Clark, L. Columbia University Press, 2002, 37-62.
  41. Morgan, D. "For Christ and the Republic: Religious Illustration and the History of Literacy in Nineteenth-Century America." The Visual Culture of American Religions Ed. Morgan, D; Promey, SM. University of California Press, 2001, 49-67.
  42. Morgan, D. "The Image of Religion in American LIFE, 1936-1951." Looking at LIFE Ed. Doss, E. Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001, 139-157.
  43. Morgan, D. "’Would Jesus Have Sat for a Portrait?’ The Likeness of Christ in the Popular Reception of Sallman’s Art." Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman Ed. Morgan, D. Yale University Press, 1996, 181-206.
  44. Morgan, D. "Warner Sallman and the Visual Culture of American Protestantism." Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman Ed. Morgan, D. Yale University Press, 1996, 25-60.
  45. Morgan, D. "The Masculinity of Jesus in Popular Religious Art." Men’s Bodies, Men’s Gods: Male Identities in a [Post]Christian Culture Ed. Krondorfer, B. New York University Press, 1996, 251-266.

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