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7. God & Apple Pie: Religious Myths and Visions of America. Introduction by J. Gordon Melton, Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, Baylor University. Kingston, NY: Educator’s International Press, 2015. (Revised edition of Religious Myths and Visions of America, 2009.) Release date: March 27, 2015. Page count: xiv, 424 pp.— 99 pages longer than the first edition, with “Chapter Updates” and a new chapter: “The Christian Right’s Myths and Visions of America.”

6. Religious Myths and Visions of America: How Minority Faiths Redefined America’s World Role. Santa Barbara, CA/Westport, CT: ABC-CLIO/Praeger, 2009. See excerpts online at

5. Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations. By J. Gordon Melton, with James A. Beverley, Christopher Buck, and Constance A. Jones. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

4. Alain Locke: Faith & Philosophy. Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 2005. Online at

3. Generation Y Speaks Out: A Policy Guide. Edited by Christopher Buck, David Stowe & Shanetta Martin. Lansing: Michigan Nonprofit Association & Michigan’s Children, 2002.

2. Paradise & Paradigm: Key Symbols in ‘Persian’ Christianity and the Baha’i Faith. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. Online at

1. Symbol & Secret: Qur’an Commentary in Baha’u’llah’s Kitab-i Iqan. Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 1995, reprinted 2004. Online at