Max Lodge

Maxwell Pingeon

Doctoral Student
Office Hours:

Office hours: 1:30-3:30 Mondays


  • BA—New School University
  • M.Div.—Boston University School of Theology

Research Interests

I study the place of religious liberalism in the modern secular state, contrasting the French and American models.

  • Religious liberalism  
  • French and American secularism
  • The reception of Asian religions in the West
  • American Pragmatism
  • Phenomenology  
  • Existentialism
  • Religious responses to mental health and addiction
  • The Rise of the Nones
  • 19th and 20th French and American intellectual history


“American Anatheism: AA and the Art of Narrative Healing” in The Art of Anatheism (eds. Matthew Clemente and Richard Kearney; London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017).