Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review, the official journal of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, is published quarterly for the purpose of advancing scholarship in the sociological study of religion. The journal seeks to publish original (not previously published) work of exceptional quality and interest without regard to substantive focus, theoretical orientation, or methodological approach.
Join the following award winners published in Sociology of Religion:
- 2000 American Sociological Association Religion Section Distinguished Article Award: Rhys Williams, "Visions of the Good Society and the Religious Roots of American Political Culture" (vol. 59, no. 1).
- 2000 SSSR Distinguished Article Award: Matthew Lawson, "The Holy Spirit as Collective Conscience" (vol. 60, no. 4).
- 1997 SSSR Distinguished Article Award: Fred Kniss, "Ideas and Symbols as Resources in Intrareligious Conflict: The Case of the American Mennonites" (vol. 57, no. 1).
WHAT'S NEW. . .
*PDF download of Mark Chaves and Shawna L. Anderson's "Continuity and Change in American Congregations: Introducing the Second Wave of the National Congregations Study" from the Winter 2008 issue. Supplemental appendices are also available on the "Previous Contents" page.
*The full 2007-2008 editor's report is now available. You can also view a one-page tabular summary of our editorial activity. From July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, our acceptance rate was 15-17 percent and average editorial lag time was 12-14 weeks.
*Six new associate editors have been appointed to our editorial board.
*Meet our staff
Beginning in 2009, Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review will be published by Oxford Journals.