Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages. Princton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996; paperback edition, 1998.  Spanish translation: Comunidades de Violencia: Persecución de minorías en la edad media. Peninsula Editorial, 2001; French translation: Violence et minorités au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2001.

Aesthetic Theologies: Transcendence and its Enemies in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics, 2012 Mandel Lectures, Brandeis University/University Press of New England (forthcoming).

Shorter Books

"Wie jüdisch war das Spanien des Mittelalters? Die Perspektive der Literatur." Kleine Schriften des Arye Maimon-Instituts 7 (2005).

Jane Taylor and David Nirenberg, a Conversation (dOCUMENTA(13) Notebook #103, Kassel, 2012)

Jüdisch’ als Politisches Konzept, Historische Geisteswissenschaften FrankfurterVorträge, Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen (October 2013).

Edited Volumes

The Body of Christ in the Art of Europe and New Spain, 1150-1800 (with James Clifton and Linda Neagley), Prestel Verlag, Munich (1997).

Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism (with Herbert Kessler), University of Pennsylvania Press (2011).

Race and Blood in the Iberian World (Racism Analysis | Yearbook 3 - 2012) (with Max S. Hering Torres and María Elena Martínez), Lit Verlag, Berlin (2012).