Christopher Buck

Christopher Buck

Christopher Buck publishes broadly as an independent scholar in a wide range of fields, including American studies, Native American studies, African American studies, religious studies, Islamic studies, and Baha'i studies.

Author of books God & Apple Pie (2015), which is the revised edition of Religious Myths and Visions of America (2009), along with Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy (2005), Paradise & Paradigm (1999), Symbol & Secret (1995/2004), and Religious Celebrations (edited by J. Gordon Melton, with Buck as co-author, 2011), Buck has contributed book chapters to 'Abdu'l-Baha?'s Journey West (2013), The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an (2006/2015), The Islamic World (2008), American Writers (2004/2010/2015), and British Writers (2014), and has published various academic journal articles and encyclopedia articles as well.

A former university professor, Buck taught at Pennsylvania State University (2011), Michigan State University (2000-2004), Quincy University (1999-2000), Millikin University (1997-1999), and Carleton University (1994-1996). He currently practices law as an attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife, Nahzy Abadi Buck, and his sons, Takur Buck and Taraz Buck, Ph.D.

Books by Christopher Buck

Baha'i Faith: The Basics

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