Paul Numrich

Paul Numrich

Paul Numrich

Professor, Methodist Theological School in Ohio


Areas of Expertise

  • Study of religion and interreligious relations.


  • Ph.D. in comparative religion, Northwestern University, 1992
  • M.Div., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 1984
  • B.A., Aurora College, 1979


  • Comparative religion
  • Immigrant religions
  • Religious diversity
  • Religion and health
Selected published works
The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors (Oxford University Press, 2009).
"Immigrant Parochial Schools: Religion, Morality, Citizenship," in Children and Childhood in American Religions (Rutgers University Press, 2009).
The Boundaries of Knowledge in Buddhism, Christianity, and Science, editor (Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2008).
Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America: A Short History, co-author (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants, co-author (Rutgers University Press, 2007).