Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies


John Kloos, Ph.D.

John Kloos, Ph.D.

Professor (religious studies)                  

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Ph.D., The University of Chicago Divinity School | 1984


M.A., Miami University | 1978


B.A., Miami University | 1972


Selected Publications and Presentations

"Constructionism and Its Critics." The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion. Ed. John Corrigan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. 474-489.


"Religion in Chicago." The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia. Eds. Richard Sisson, Christian Zacher, Andrew Cayton. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2007.


"Religion & Emotion: Garfield's Monument & the Franklin Building." DuPage Arts Life. Sping 2005.


"Benjamin Rush." Notable American Philanthropists: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Ed. Robert T. Grimm, Jr. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press/Oryx, 2002. 280-284.


Co-editor, Religion and Emotion: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.


"Jonathan Mayhew." A Companion to American Thought. Eds. Richard Wightman Fox and James T. Kloppen­berg. Oxford and Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publish­ers, 1995.


"Upper Room." Popular Religious Magazines of the United States. Eds. P. Mark Fackler and Charles H. Lippy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.