The Journal of Interreligious Studies is a forum for academic, social, and timely issues affecting religious communities around the world. It is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to innovative research on and study of the interactions that take place within and between religious communities. Published online, it is designed to increase both the quality and frequency of interchanges between religious groups and their leaders and scholars. By fostering conversation, the JIRS hopes to increase religious literacy, contribute to the field of interreligious hermeneutics, and address the issues surrounding interreligious relations, dialogue, theology, and communication. The JIRS solicits articles of an interdisciplinary nature and with the aim of producing resources for interreligious education, pedagogy, theology and cooperation.

CFP: Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, White Supremacy and US Culture: The Call for Interfaith “Upstanding”


Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, White Supremacy and US Culture: The Call for Interfaith “Upstanding”
Faculty and Student Papers are requested for a seminar hosted by the Tom Porter Program on Religion and Conflict Transformation. There is a stipend provided for presenters and an opportunity to submit revised papers to this journal for publication in a special issue. (See announcement for full details)




Inter/Sections: A New Podcast on Interreligious Studies


The Journal of Interreligious Studies and Seton Hall University's Institute for Communication and Religion have partnered to produce a new podcast entitled Inter/Sections. The podcast features conversations about the field, and spotlights the ideas and practices of interfaith/interreligious scholars, educators, leaders, and community organizers.

The first episode is a conversation among Dr. Stephanie Varnon-Hughes, Rabbi Joshua Stanton, and Rabbi Or Rose. The podcast is available on our website and on Podbean (and soon wherever you get your podcasts).

No 31 (2020): Issue 31

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