Journal of Religious History

The Journal of Religious History is an international, fully refereed journal which publishes articles and reviews current work in the history of religions and their relationship with all aspects of human experience. With high quality international contributors, the journal explores religion and its related subjects, along with debates on comparative method and theory in religious history.

Triennially: February, June, October.

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Latest articles

Volume 38 (2)

Finding a Place for Possession, Divination, and Trance within the Historical Perspective
Christopher Hartney, vol. 38 (2): 263-273
Ian Breward: Dr Harold Wood: A Notable Methodist. Melbourne: Uniting Academic Press, 2013; pp. 272. Illust.
Kirstie Barry, vol. 38 (2): 274-275
C. Scott Dixon: Contesting the Reformation. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012; pp. vi + 229.
Nicholas D. Brodie, vol. 38 (2): 275-276
Christine Rauer, ed. and trans.: The Old English Martyrology: Edition, Translation and Commentary. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2013; pp. xii + 400.
Nicholas D. Brodie, vol. 38 (2): 276-277
Cindy Yik-Yi Chu: The Catholic Church in China: 1978 to the Present. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012; pp. xi + 175.
Alexander Chow, vol. 38 (2): 278-279
Armin Geertz and Jeppe Sinding Jensen, eds: Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture: Image and Word in the Mind of Narrative. Sheffield and Oakville: Equinox, 2011; pp. x + 336.
Carole M. Cusack, vol. 38 (2): 279-281
Fulvio Gosso and Peter Webster: The Dream on the Rock: Visions of Prehistory. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2013; pp. xi + 126.
Carole M. Cusack, vol. 38 (2): 281-282
Alexander Jacob: Brahman: A Study of the Solar Rituals of the Indo-Europeans. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2012; pp. xi + 291.
Carole M. Cusack, vol. 38 (2): 282-283
Michael Ruse: The Gaia Hypothesis: Science On a Pagan Planet. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2013; pp. xiv + 251.
Carole M. Cusack, vol. 38 (2): 283-284
Timothy Yates: The Conversion of the Māori: Years of Religious and Social Change, 1814–1842. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013; pp. xxv + 150. Illust.
Malcolm Falloon, vol. 38 (2): 284-285
Brian Stanley: The Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism: The Age of Billy Graham and John Stott. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013; pp. 283.
Jehu J. Hanciles, vol. 38 (2): 286-287
Philip Lockley: Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013; pp. xxi + 284. Maps.
Marcus Harmes, vol. 38 (2): 288-289
Keith A. Francis and William Gibson, eds: The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689–1901. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. xiv + 662.
Sybil M. Jack, vol. 38 (2): 289-290
Herman Philipse: God in the Age of Science? A Critique of Religious Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. xviii + 372.
Raphael Lataster, vol. 38 (2): 290-292
Hugh Jackson: Australians and the Christian God: An Historical Study. Melbourne: Mosaic Press, 2013; pp. 214.
Josip Matesic, vol. 38 (2): 292-293
Constant J. Mews and John N. Crossley, eds: Communities of Learning: Networks and the Shaping of Intellectual Identity in Europe, 1100–1500. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011; pp. vi + 366.
Mia Münster-Swendsen, vol. 38 (2): 293-295
Mari Hughes-Edwards: Reading Medieval Anchoritism: Ideology and Spiritual Practices. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012; pp. xiv + 190.
Janice Pinder, vol. 38 (2): 295-296
Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Jill Ross, eds: The Ends of the Body: Identity and Community in Medieval Culture. Toronto, Buffalo, and London: University of Toronto Press, 2013; pp. ix + 327. Illust.
Juanita Feros Ruys, vol. 38 (2): 296-298

Volume 38 (1)

Anglican Evangelical Theology, c. 1820–1850: The Case of Edward Bickersteth
Gareth Atkins, vol. 38 (1): 1-19
The Interest of Reason Is to Go Without God. Jacobi's Polemic Against Philosophical Theology
Peter Jonkers, vol. 38 (1): 20-34