American Evangelicalism: Conservative Religion and the Quandary of Modernity
New Bunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1983. 170 pp. (Cloth & paperback editions) A main selection of the Religious Book Club.
Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation
Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1987. 302 pp. (Paperback edition, 1988) Winner of the 1988 Distinguished Book Award of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Also selected by Choice as one of the outstanding scholarly books of
Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America
New York: Basic Books, 1991, 430 pp. (Paperback edition, 1992) Selected as an alternate in the Book of the Month Club, the History Book Club and the Quality Paperback Book Club. Finalist, 1992 L.A. Times Book Prize; 1992 Critics-Choice Award (Christianity Today); Honorable Mention, Phi Beta Kappa Book Competition.
Before the Shooting Begins: Searching for Democracy in America's Culture War
New York: Free Press, 1994, 310 pp.
The Death of Character
New York: Basic Books, 2000, 320 pp. (Paperback edition, 2001)
To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World
New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 368 pp.
Cultural Analysis: The Work of Peter Berger, Mary Douglas, Michel Foucault, and Jurgen Habermans
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984, 272 pp. (Cloth and Paperback editions)
Making Sense of Modern Times: Peter L. Berger and the Vision of Interpretive Sociology
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986, 255 pp. (Cloth and paperback editions)
Articles of Faith - Articles of Peace: The First Amendment Religion Clauses and the American Public Philosophy
Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1990, 178 pp. Winner of the 1991, Gustavus Myers Award for the Study of Human Rights.
Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present
New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 680 pp.