History of Religions

Frequency: 4 issues/year; ISSN: 0018-2710; E-ISSN: 1545-6935
Editors: Wendy Doniger, Matthew Kapstein & Christian K. Wedemeyer, University of Chicago


For nearly fifty years, History of Religions has set the standard for the study of religious phenomena from prehistory to modern times. The journal publishes fresh and insightful scholarship that is engaged with particular traditions, places, and times and also speaks to broader methodological and/or theoretical issues in the study of religion. It encourages critical conversations in the field with review articles and comprehensive book reviews by distinguished scholars.