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Religious Studies and Theology

David Atkinson, Grant MacEwan University, Canada

For forty years Religious Studies and Theology has published thoughtful, peer-reviewed original research with significance to the interrelated disciplines of Religious Studies and Theology.

Religious Studies and Theology disseminates cutting edge research that reflects and contributes to enriching academic debate and public discourse on issues that matter in our world. Rigorous scholarly commentary, in expository essay format, engages both disciplinary and educated cross-sectoral readers. National and international contributors utilise a range of methodologies to explore understandings of the varied and complex phenomenon of religion and spirituality in the contemporary world. This international journal gives special attention to studies on religion and religious communities in Canada, reflecting the multicultural character of the country and its place as a plural nation within our interconnected global community.

Walter Vanast Loss of Labrets and Rise of the Gospel: A Photo Essay about the Western Arctic Kukpugmiut, 1888-1924 (40.1, 2021) pp. 2‒24

Doris Kieser Blood and Bodies: Purity and Covenant in Jewish and Christian History (39.2, 2020) pp. 145‒159

Christopher Emory-Moore Present Peace, Future Freedom: Children's Meditation Instruction in Two Diasporic Tibetan Buddhist Lineages (38.2, 2018) pp. 57‒74

A unique section of the journal, Reflections from the Field, is dedicated to discussion of professional practice in the fields of Religious Studies and Theology.

Carolyn Whitney-Brown Making Out Jean Vanier (40.1, 2021) pp. 122‒130

David Atkinson Humanities and Religious Studies: Reflections on the Future (39.1, 2020) pp. 106‒120

Rosella Kinoshameg and Paul Robson Culture of Encounter: Reconciliation and Integration of the Anishinabe and the Catholic (37.2, 2021) pp. 241‒258

For four decades Religious Studies and Theology has maintained a consistent focus on reviewing new books in the fields of Religious Studies and Theology, profiling a diversity of approaches to the study of religion. Please send books for review to:

Book Review Editor
Mark Chapman
Tyndale University
3377 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M2M 3S4 Canada


Metrics/Abstracting and Indexing
CiteScore 2018: 0.12
H-Index 2015: 1
SJR 2018: 0.104
SNIP 2018: 0.318


ISSN: 0829-2922 (print)
ISSN: 1747-5414 (online)


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