ASR News

New Journal on Critical Research on Religion

November 30, 2012
SAGE Publications is pleased to announce a new journal:Critical Research on Religion

a peer-reviewed, international journal focusing on the development of a critical theoretical framework and its application to research on religion.

First issue to be published April 2013

We invite you to submit an article to this journal and encourage you to get your libraries to subscribe to it.

Benefits of this Journal

Critical Research on Religion provides:

  1. unique venue for those engaging in critical research on religion not only in religious studies and theology but in the sub-disciplines of the other social sciences and humanities which focus on religion
  2. International and interdisciplinary journal scope – helping to set the direction for this new interdisciplinary critical discussion of religion
  3. High quality peer review provided via an international board of experts
  4. High visibility and increased usage – CRR will be hosted on SAGE Journals, powered by HighWire. Articles will sit alongside more than 50% of the world’s most cited journals, attracting more than 53 million users monthly.
Register now for free online access to the first volume of Critical Research on Religion.
About the Journal

Critical Research on Religion provides a common venue for those engaging in critical analysis in theology and religious studies, as well as for those who critically study religion in the other social sciences and humanities such as philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, and literature.
critical approach examines religious phenomena according to both their positive and negative impacts. It draws on methods including but not restricted to the critical theory of the Frankfurt School, Marxism, post-structuralism, feminism, psychoanalysis, ideological criticism, post-colonialism, ecocriticism, and queer studies.
The journal encourages submissions of theoretically guided articles on current issues as well as those with historical interest using a wide range of methodologies including qualitative, quantitative, and archival. It publishes articles, review essays, book reviews, thematic issues, symposia, and interviews. 

For further information, please see:

SAGE Press Release 

Journal Homepage