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Forthcoming Articles

Forthcoming Articles

Explore ORE of Religion articles in progress, organized by subfield (note that articles may appear under more than one category). Projected publication dates are provided for articles in production. When available, linked titles will take you to an advance summary of the article.

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African Religions

Commissioning in progress

Ancient Religion

The Religious History of the Roman Empire (John North), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Biblical Studies

God in the Old Testament (Brent A. Strawn)
The Pentateuch (Thomas B. Dozeman)

Biographies and Works

Commissioning in progress

Buddhism

Esoteric Buddhism in Southeast Asia (Nathan McGovern), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Transmission of Buddhist Media and Texts (Daniel Veidlinger), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Commerce, Consumerism, and Christianity in America (Dana Logan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Liberation Theologies in America (Craig L. Nessan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Workplace and Religion in America (Lake Lambert), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Christianity

Christianity in Hawai'i (Ronald Williams Jr.), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Social Progressivism and Religion in America (Zoe Trodd), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Race and Protestantism in America (Lauren Frances Turek), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Freemasonry’s Sacred Space in America (Phillip Gordon Mackintosh), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Interracialism and American Christianity (Phillip Luke Sinitiere), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Commerce, Consumerism, and Christianity in America (Dana Logan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
God in the Old Testament (Brent A. Strawn)
The Pentateuch (Thomas B. Dozeman)

Comparative Religions

Commissioning in progress

Global Perspectives on Religion

Japanese Suicide (Paul S. Atkins)

Hinduism

Commissioning in progress

Indigenous Religions

Place and Spirituality in the Pacific Northwest (Madeline Duntley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Native Americans, Law, and Religion in America (Michael P. Guéno), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Religion and Native American Assimilation, Resistance, and Survival (Tammy Heise), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Islamic Studies

Governance in Classical Islamic Thought (Ovamir Anjum), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Jainism

Commissioning in progress

Judaism and Jewish Studies

The Eruv as Contested Jewish Space in North America (Myer Siemiatycki), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Race and American Judaism (Samira K. Mehta), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
God in the Old Testament (Brent A. Strawn)
The Pentateuch (Thomas B. Dozeman)

Literary and Textual Studies

The Pentateuch (Thomas B. Dozeman)

Methodology and Resources

Commissioning in progress

Mysticism and Spirituality

The Female Body in Hindu Ritual Practices: Women’s Goddess Worship, Dharma, and the Question of Spiritual Agency (Madhuri M. Yadlapati)

Myth and Legend

Popular Culture and Religion in America (Lynn Schofield Clark, Seth M. Walker), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

New Religions

Commissioning in progress

Religion and Art

Culture, Entertainment, and Religion in America (Randall J. Stephens), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Film Regulation and the Church in America (William Romanowski), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Popular Culture and Religion in America (Lynn Schofield Clark, Seth M. Walker), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Religion and Politics

The Eruv as Contested Jewish Space in North America (Myer Siemiatycki), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
U.S. Foreign Relations and American Religious Liberalism (Cara Lea Burnidge), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Christianity in Hawai'i (Ronald Williams Jr.), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Peace Movements and Religion in the United States (Sharon Erickson Nepstad), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Social Progressivism and Religion in America (Zoe Trodd), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Governance in Classical Islamic Thought (Ovamir Anjum), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
National Elections and Religion in America (Frank Lambert), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Native Americans, Law, and Religion in America (Michael P. Guéno), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Race and Protestantism in America (Lauren Frances Turek), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
U.S. Foreign Policy and Religion (Malcolm Magee), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Religion and Science

Astrotheology (Ted Peters)

Religion in America

Natural Space and Religion in North America (Joseph Witt), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Eruv as Contested Jewish Space in North America (Myer Siemiatycki), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
U.S. Foreign Relations and American Religious Liberalism (Cara Lea Burnidge), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Place and Spirituality in the Pacific Northwest (Madeline Duntley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Christianity in Hawai'i (Ronald Williams Jr.), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Cyberspace and Religion in America (Douglas E. Cowan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Peace Movements and Religion in the United States (Sharon Erickson Nepstad), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Culture, Entertainment, and Religion in America (Randall J. Stephens), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Social Progressivism and Religion in America (Zoe Trodd), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
The Marketplace and Religion in America (Daniel Silliman), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Healing and Religion in the United States (Brett Hendrickson), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
National Elections and Religion in America (Frank Lambert), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Native Americans, Law, and Religion in America (Michael P. Guéno), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Race and Protestantism in America (Lauren Frances Turek), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Religion and Native American Assimilation, Resistance, and Survival (Tammy Heise), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Film Regulation and the Church in America (William Romanowski), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Popular Culture and Religion in America (Lynn Schofield Clark, Seth M. Walker), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
War and Religion in American History (Jonathan H. Ebel), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Freemasonry’s Sacred Space in America (Phillip Gordon Mackintosh), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Interracialism and American Christianity (Phillip Luke Sinitiere), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Commerce, Consumerism, and Christianity in America (Dana Logan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Liberation Theologies in America (Craig L. Nessan), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Race and American Judaism (Samira K. Mehta), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
U.S. Foreign Policy and Religion (Malcolm Magee), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Workplace and Religion in America (Lake Lambert), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017
Sex in America (Amy DeRogatis)
Tourism to Sacred Places in America: A Spatial Analysis (Jeremy Ricketts), forthcoming Jul-Sep 2017

Rituals, Practices, and Symbolism

Place and Spirituality in the Pacific Northwest (Madeline Duntley), forthcoming Oct–Dec 2017

Sikhism

Commissioning in progress

Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology of Religion

Commissioning in progress

Taoism

Commissioning in progress

Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Commissioning in progress