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Critical Research on Religion

Published in Association with The Center for Critical Research on Religion

eISSN: 20503040 | ISSN: 20503032 | Current volume: 12 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: 3 Times/Year


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

A 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 seeks to enhance an understanding of how religious institutions and religious thought may simultaneously serve as a source of domination and progressive social change. It attempts to understand the role of religion within social and political conflicts. These conflicts are often based on differences of race, class, ethnicity, region, gender, and sexual orientation – all of which are shaped by social, political, and economic inequity.

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.

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

A 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 seeks to enhance an understanding of how religious institutions and religious thought may simultaneously serve as a source of domination and progressive social change. It attempts to understand the role of religion within social and political conflicts. These conflicts are often based on differences of race, class, ethnicity, region, gender, and sexual orientation – all of which are shaped by social, political, and economic inequity.

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.

Editors
Warren S. Goldstein Center for Critical Research on Religion, USA
Founding Co-Editors
Roland Boer Renmin University, China
Jonathan Boyarin Cornell University, USA
Warren S. Goldstein Center for Critical Research on Religion, USA
Book Review Editor
Bruce Worthington University of Toronto, Canada
Editorial Board
Robert M. Bosco Centre College, USA
Christopher Craig Brittain Trinity College, Toronto, ON, Canada
Néstor Da Costa Insituto Universitario CLEAH, Uruguay
Matthew Del Nevo Alphacrucis College, Australia
George J. González Monmouth University, USA
Darlene Juschka University of Regina, Canada
Chin Kenpa Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Sergey Kozin Russian Christian Academy of the Humanities, Russia
Lauren Langman Loyola University, Chicago, USA
Vincent W. Lloyd Syracuse University, USA
Kenneth G. MacKendrick University of Manitoba, Canada
Andrew M. McKinnon University of Aberdeen, UK
Seyed Javad Miri Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran
Jorunn Økland University of Oslo, Norway
Christina Petterson Humboldt University, Germany
Sarah M. Pike California State University, Chico, USA
Michael Puett Harvard University, USA
Jean-Pierre Reed Southern Illinois University, USA
Tatiana Senyushkina Taurida National University, Ukraine
Paul-Francois Tremlett Open University, UK
Shuangli Zhang Fudan University, China
Editorial Advisory Board
Janet Afary University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Kevin B. Anderson University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
William Arnal University of Regina, Canada
David Chidester University of Cape Town, South Africa
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza Harvard University, USA
Francis Fiorenza Harvard University, USA
Jay Geller Vanderbilt University, USA
Peter E. Gordon Harvard University, USA
Marsha Hewitt University of Toronto, Canada
Amy Hollywood Harvard University, USA
Yang Huilin Renmin University, China
Milena Kirova University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Terence J. Lovat University of Newcastle, Australia
Michael Löwy Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France
Eduardo Mendieta Penn State University, USA
Mansoor Moaddel University of Maryland, USA
Adi Ophir Tel Aviv University, Israel
Carsten Pallesen University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Rudolf J. Siebert Western Michigan University, USA
Randall G. Styers University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Kenneth Surin Duke University, USA
Stefanie von Schnurbein Humboldt University, Germany
Rhys Williams Loyola University-Chicago
Lambert Zuidervaart Institute for Christian Studies, Canada
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