Sarah Barringer Gordon
The Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, Sarah Barringer Gordon teaches and writes on American religious and constitutional history. She is the author of The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America (2002) and The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America (2010). She is particularly interested in the legal history of religion and religious peoples in America, with a special focus on the relationship of politics and law to belief and practice in American life.
- Holy War: The Campaign against Secularism in Public Education, 1979–1990
- Polygamy at the Supreme Court: Reynolds v. United States in Legal History
- Blasphemy: The Prosecution of Religious and Sexual Dissent in the Nineteenth Century
- The Land of Disestablishment: Church, State, and Property Rights in Early National America