Tony Carnes

Tony Carnes is editor and publisher of A Journey through NYC religions. He started Journey in 2010 in order to search for every church, cathedral, synagogue, shtiebel, mosque, temple, zendo, and ashram in the five boroughs of New York City.

Carnes authored the article “Asian American Religions” for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia on American Religions. He also co-edited New York Glory: religions in the city with Anna Karpathakis and Asian American Religions with Fenggang Yang.

Carnes is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Online News Association, Religion Newswriters Association, the Deadline Club, and theSociety for the Social Scientific Study of Religion.

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