Warren S. Goldstein is Executive Director of the Center for Critical Research on Religion. His Ph.D. in Sociology is from the New School for Social Research. He is Co-Editor of Critical Research on Religion (SAGE Publications), Book Series Editor of “Studies in Critical Research on Religion” (Brill Academic Publishers and Haymarket Books) and Co-Chair of the American Academy of Religion Sociology of Religion Group. While his research aims to develop a critical sociology of religion as a “new paradigm” in the sociology of religion, he is more broadly intrested in the development of a critical paradigm in the study of religion as a whole.
For a full list of publications see: http://independent.academia.edu/WarrenGoldstein
Goldstein, Warren S., Rebekka King, and Jonathan Boyarin. 2016. “Editorial: Critical Theory of Religion vs. Critical Religion.” Critical Research on Religion 4(1): 3-7.
Goldstein, Warren S. 2016. “The Dialectical Pattern of Secularization: A Comparative-Historical Approach.” Pp. 19-42 in Judith Könemann and Saskia Wendel (Hg.) Religion, Öffentlichkeit, Moderne: Transdisziplinäre Perspektiven. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.
Goldstein, Warren S., Roland Boer, Rebekka King, and Jonathan Boyarin. 2015. Editorial: “How Can Mainstream Approaches Become More Critical?” Critical Research on Religion 3(1) 3-12.
Goldstein, Warren S. 2009. “The Case for a Critical Sociology of Religion” Pp. 135-142 in Graham Cassano and Richard Dello Buono eds., Crisis, Politics and Critical Sociology. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers.
Goldstein, Warren S. 2008. “Teaching Sociology of Religion From a Marxist Perspective.” Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. Revised version of 2006 contribution to ASA Teaching Guide.
Goldstein, Warren S. 2006. “Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity: A Critical Dialectical/Conflict Approach to Biblical History.” Pp. 205-222 in Goldstein, Warren S., ed. Marx, Critical Theory and Religion: A Critique of Rational Choice Leiden, NL: Brill Academic Publishers.
Gay, David, Warren S. Goldstein, and Anna Buck Campbell. 2006. “Operationalizing the Critical Theory of Religion.” Pp. 343-357 in Goldstein, Warren S., ed. Marx, Critical Theory and Religion: A Critique of Rational Choice. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers.