Richard J. Callahan, Jr.

Richard (Chip) J. Callahan, Jr. is a lecturer in religious studies at Gonzaga University. He is the author of Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust, editor of New Territories, New Perspectives: The Religious Impact of the Louisiana Purchase, and coeditor with Lisle Dalton and Eric Michael Mazur, of the forthcoming Bloomsbury Reader in the Study of Religion and Popular Culture. Chip has been particularly interested in the intersections of religion and work in the United States, especially the labors of natural resource extraction. He is currently working on a religious history of the American whaling industry and thinking about religion in the spaces of the global ocean.

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