About RSR

Religious Studies Review (RSR) is a quarterly review of publications across the entire field of religion and related disciplines. RSR is the only publication that provides major review essays and short reviews for over 1,000 titles in religion annually. The editorial staff is composed of professors from all over the world.

Editorial Staff

Mark MacWilliams, Executive Editor - Major Reviews
St. Lawrence University
Spencer Dew, Short Reviews Editor
Wittenberg University
Anthony B. Pinn, Managing Editor
Rice University
Holly Walrath, RSR Coordinator
Rice University

Area Editors (by section)

Comparative Studies/Methodology and Theory
Brian Collins, Ohio University

Psychology of Religion
William Parsons, Rice University

Gender and Sexuality Studies
Danielle Dempsey, University of California, Riverside
Kathryn Phillips, University of California, Riverside
Jessica Rehman, University of California, Riverside

Religion and Science
Lisa Stenmark, San Jose State University

Theology
James Evans, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Christopher Stephenson, Lee University

Philosophy of Religion
Charles Taliaferro, St. Olaf College
Meredith Varie, Independent Scholar

Ethics
James P. Bailey, Duquesne University

Religion and Law
Richard Amesbury, Arizona State University
Spencer Dew, Wittenberg University

Pedagogy
Ken Derry, University of Toronto

Digital Materials and Media
J. Sage Elwell, Texas Christian University

Religion, Arts and Culture
Katelynn E. Carver, University of St. Andrews

Religion in Culture
Jeremy Biles, The School of Art Institute of Chicago

Ancient Near East
Tyler Mayfield, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Greece, Rome, Greco-Roman Period
Jenny Strauss Clay, University of Virginia

Christian Origins
Stan Harstine, Friends University
Patrick Gray, Rhodes College

History of Christianity: Early
Eric Wickman, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University
Jesse Hoover, Baylor University

History of Christianity: Modern/Global
Nathanael Homewood, DePauw University

Jewish Thought
Claire Sufrin, Northwestern University

Judaism: Hellenistic through Late Antiquity
Jason Maston, Houston Baptist University

Judaism: Medieval/Early Modern Jewish Studies
Deborah Kaye, University of Arizona

Judaism: Modern
Claire Sufrin, Northwestern University

Islam
Whitney Bodman, Austin Seminary
Hamed Fayazi, University of Religions and Denominations
Junaid Quadri, University of Illinois at Chicago

Africa
Elias Bongmba, Rice University
Dianna Bell, Vanderbilt University

Oceania
No Editor

The Americas
Daniel Jones, Missouri State University
Stephen Wolfe, Louisiana State University

New and Alternative Religious Movements
Lukas Pokorny, University of Vienna

South Asia
Stephen Linquist, Southern Methodist University
Gardner Harris, Hampden-Sydney College

East Asia
Lukas Pokorny, University of Vienna

Buddhism
Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College
Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Steven Mitchell, Allegheny College

Inner Asia
Rory Lindsay, University of California, Santa Barbara

Political Theology
Stephen Wolfe, Louisiana State University

Get Involved

General inquiries about the journal can be made by contacting us at rsr@rice.edu. If you are interested in writing reviews for RSR, we encourage you to contact the area editor(s) of the sections in which you are interested. Please include a CV and possible titles you are interested in reviewing (see our list of books available for review). Please note, we prefer to review titles published in the last three years.

We accept books related to religion in our areas of focus for review. Please send all books for review to the RSR Editorial Office:
Religious Studies Review - MS 156
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
(713) 348-5721

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RSR@Rice.edu
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Houston, TX 77251-1892

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