Journals for the Study of Religions

This site gathers some of the main print and online journals published by member assciations of the EASR and crossnational cooperations. It also provides up-to-date links to online journals that are based in Europe but are not linked to a particular association.

In addition this site provides information about web encyclopedia and other online resources for the study of religions.


Print and Online Journals

Journals of National and Crossnational Associations of the EASR

Revue de didactique des sciences des religions | Zeitschrift für Religionskunde

Founded in 2015

1 issue per year in French, German and English

Open Access

Chief editors: Petra Bleisch, Philippe Bornet, Séverine Desponds, Nicole Durisch-Gauthier and Beatrice Kümin

Publisher: Verein Gesellschaft für Religionskunde | Société pour la didactique des sciences des religions;partly financed by the Swiss Association for the Study of Religions (SGR / SSSR)

Website: www.religionskunde.ch

 

Bandue. Review of the Spanish Association for the Sciences of Religions/Revista de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias de las Religiones

Founded in 2007 (previously: Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias de las Religiones (BSECR), of which nineteen issues were published from 1993 to 2006).

1 issue per year, in Spanish and English

Chief editor: Francisco Díez de Velasco

Publisher: Editorial Trotta, Madrid

Website: http://secr.es/publicaciones/bandue/http://secr.es/publicaciones/bandue/

 

Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religions

Founded in 2016 with a new title (previously Diskus)

Peer-reviewed

Open access

Edited by the committee of the British Association for the Study of Religions

Coordinating editor: Suzanne Owen

Book review editor: David Robertson

Publisher: British Association for the Study of Religions

Website: jbasr.com/ojs/index.php/jbasr/index/

 

Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions

Founded in 2014

Open access

Editors: James Kapalo (Managing editor), Jenny Butler and Chris Heinhold (Assistant editors), Colin Duggan (Reviews editor)

Publisher: Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions

Website: https://jisasr.org/

Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion

Founded in 1965

2 issues per year, in English

Open access

Editors: Måns Broo (Chief editor), Teemu Taira (Reviews editor until the end of 2018), Sofia Sjö (Reviews editor from 2018 onwards)

Publisher: Finnish Society for the Study of Religion

Website: https://journal.fi/temenos/indexhttps://journal.fi/temenos/index

 

Uskonnontutkija - Religionsforskaren

Founded in 2006

2 Issues per year, in Finnish and Swedish

Peer-reviewed

Open access

Chief editor: Heikki Pesonen

Publisher: Finnish Society for the Study of Religion

Website: https://journal.fi/uskonnontutkija

 

Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft (ZfR)

Founded in 1993

2 issues per year, in German

Peer-reviewed

Editors: Oliver Freiberger and Christoph Kleine (Chief editors), Ilinca Tanaseanu-Döbler (Reviews editor)

Publisher: De Gruyter

Website: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/zfr

 

Chaos

2 issues per year, in Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish

Editors: Mikael Aktor, et al.

Publisher: Chaos Publishers

Website: http://www.forlagetchaos.dk/e-tidsskrift/

 

Religionsvidenskabelig Tidsskrift

Journal of the Danish Association for the Study of Religion (DASR)

Including special issues from DASR seminars.

Open access: https://tidsskrift.dk/rvt

 

Journals for the Study of Religions based in Europe


Revue de l'histoire des religions

Founded in 1880

4 Issues per year, in French

Peer-reviewed

Chief editors: Charles Amiel (CdF, Ehess), Frédéric Gabriel (Cnrs)

Publisher: Armand Colin

Website: http://journals.openedition.org/rhr/

 

Journal of Religion in Europe (JRE)

Founded in 2007

4 Issues per year, in English

Peer-reviewed

Chief editors: Titus Hjelm and Anne Koch

Book review editor: Katarzyna Zielińska

Publisher: Brill

Website:  http://www.brill.com/journal-religion-europe

http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/18748929

 

Entangled Religions: Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Religious Contact and Transfer

Founded in 2014

1 issue per year, in English

Peer-reviewed

Open access

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Volkhard Krech, Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Managing Editor: Julia Reiker, Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Publisher: Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Dynamics in the History of Religions Between Asia and Europe", Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

 

Mythos. Rivista di Storia delle Religioni

Founded in 2006

1 issue per year (and three supplements), in Italian, French, Spanish, English, German 

Peer-reviewed

Journal focuses on the history of religions in the Ancient Mediterranean

Editors: Nicola Cusumano, Corinne Bonnet, Daniela Bonanno, Francesco Massa

Publisher: Salvatore Sciascia Editore

Website: http://www.unipa.it/dipartimenti/beniculturalistudiculturali/riviste/mythos/

Website: https://er.ceres.rub.de/

 

Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni

Founded in 1924

Peer-reviewed

2 issues per year (and 2 annexes: “Quaderni di Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni”), in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German

Not open access, but the authors are free to publish their articles on social media like Academia, Research gate and so on.

Editors: Alessandro Saggioro (Editor-in-chief), Sergio Botta (Deputy Editor), Marianna Ferrara (Chief of Editorial Committee)

Publisher: Morcelliana, Brescia

Website: http://www.dipscr.uniroma1.it/smsr-studi-e-materiali-di-storia-delle-religioni

 

Journal of Chinese Religions

Founded in 1975

2 Issues per year, inEnglish

Peer-reviewed

Chief editor: Philip Clart (University of Leipzig, Germany)

Publisher: Routledge

Website:  https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/yjch20

 

Journal of Global Buddhism

Founded in 2000

1 volume a year, articles published on ongoing basis, in English

Peer-reviewed

Open access

Chief editors: Martin Baumann, Cristina Rocha, Jovan Maud

Publisher: University of Lucerne

Website: www.globalbuddhism.org

 

Journal for Religion, Film and Media (JRFM)

Founded in 2015

1 issue per year, in English

Peer-reviewed

Open Access

Chief Editors: Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati and Christian Wessely

Publisher: the University of Graz and the University of Munich in cooperation with the Schüren publishing house

Website: http://jrfm.eu/index.php/ojs_jrfm/index

 

Religion in the Roman Empire (RRE)

Founded in 2015

3 issues per year, in English

Peer-reviewed

Managing Editor: Jörg Rüpke

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

Website: https://www.mohr.de/en/journals/religion-in-the-roman-empire-rre

 

Journals for the study of religion based in Italy

Riviste e Collane

 


Web Encyclopedia and Online Resources

The Religious Studies Project http://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/podcast/

-> contains podcasts and interviews about current research projects with leading scholars in the Study of Religions

AnthroCyBib - The Anthropology of Christianity Bibliographic Blog

http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/anthrocybib/

Religion X (online videos with introductions to key questions in the study of religions with a special focus on the cognitive science of religion)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNBQqqt7UnTQ8CuCbfwV4gA