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Religious Studies and Theology

Catherine Caufield

Book Review Editor
Steven Muir
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Religious Studies and Theology is a peer-reviewed periodical publishing thoughtful original research with significance to the inter-related disciplines of Religious Studies and Theology. For over thirty-seven years Religious Studies and Theology has played a major role in bringing a Western Canadian perspective to contemporary debates. Its aim is to disseminate scholarly insight that reflects and contributes to positive, fruitful action in the world.


Religious Studies and Theology welcomes traditional scholarly commentary in critical essay format that engages both disciplinary and educated cross-sectoral readers. The journal gives special attention to studies on religion and religious communities in Canada, with regard to the place of this nation in our inter-connected global community. National and international contributors utilize a range of methodological approaches to explore understandings of the varied and complex phenomenon of religion and spirituality in the contemporary world.


A unique section of the journal, Reflections from the Field, is dedicated to professional issues.


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.

Recent articles have included: 

Fatemeh Mohammadi
Becoming a Hijabi Now? Identity Performances of Muslim Women in Canada (37.1, 2018) pp. 5-21

Pamela Dickey Young
Examining Competing Claims in the Dialogue over Sex Education in Ontario: Women, Rights, and Religion (36.2, 2017) pp. 123-138

Walter Vanast
The Western Arctic Historical Citation Project: A Detailed Guide to the Rev. Isaac Stringer's 1890s Diaries and Related Archival Documents (35.1, 2016) pp. 5-36


Metrics/Abstracting and Indexing

CiteScore 2016: 0.09
H-Index 2015: 1
SJR 2015 : 0.101
SNIP 2015: 0.104

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


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