Amanda Porterfield

Professor Emerita of Religion
Dr. Amanda Porterfield

Contact Information

American Religious History

Amanda Porterfield is a historian of American religion with interests in the place of religion in business, law, politics and modern art. Her most recent book is Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation (Oxford University Press, 2018). 

Research Interests

  • Religion in Corporate Organization
  • American Religion, Politics, and Law
  • History of Christianity
  • Religion in Modern American Arts  

Selected Publications

Books (See also in "Books by Amanda Porterfield")

Work in Progress

  • Soul Descending: Physicality, Humanity, and Modern Dance
  • The Lost Diaries of Anne Hutchinson