Kate McCarthy

Kate McCarthy is Professor of Religious Studies at California State University, Chico. She is the co-editor of Eric M. Mazur and also the author of Interfaith Encounters in America. She teaches courses in women and religion, religious pluralism in America, Christianity, feminist theology, and religion and popular culture. Additionally, she is a member of the Board of Directors of Chico Country Day School, a local K-8 charter school, and active in local interfaith activities.

Contributions by Kate McCarthy


Popular Culture Studies and Bruce Springsteen: Escaping and Embracing Religion

"There's always the risk in popular culture studies - first of all, it's so fluid, you know, things change so fast - that the minute you've said something, it's obsolete. And there's always the risk that the material can't bear the weight of analysis," said Kate McCarthy in 2013, shortly after the re-release of her co-edited volume God in the Details. However, ...



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