Thumpin’ It: The Use and Abuse of the Bible in Today’s Presidential Politics (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007).
“This is a very smart, funny, and insightful account of the way in which the Bible and its authority are often invoked in American politics.
– Books & Culture
The Secular Bible: Why Nonbelievers Must Take Religion Seriously (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
It is rare to find a well-researched scholarly book written with such jumpy energy and serious humor.”
– Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Heresy in the University: The Black Athena Controversy and the Responsibilities of American Intellectuals (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999).
Berlinerblau’s ability to integrate far-reaching serious scholarly and ethical issues within the substantive content of the Black Athena debate is impressive.
– Molly Myerowitz Levine, Howard University
Vow and the Popular Religious Groups of: A Philological and Sociological Inquiry (Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996).
Considering that Berlinerblau’s treatment of the vow is largely theoretical, he is to be complimented on the lucidity and penetration of his study.
– Journal of the American Oriental Society