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Religion and Society

Advances in Research

Information for Authors

Manuscript Submission

Please revaiew the submission and style guidelines carefully before submitting.

Please submit articles, reviews, and other contributions as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (rtf) files by e-mail to the editors:

Simon Coleman at simon.coleman@utoronto.caRuy Blanes at, and Sondra Hausner at

Articles and profiles should be approximately 7,000 words (including notes and references), although longer articles may be considered. Approximate word count for other submissions are as follows:

  • Responses to articles or profiles: 1,000 words
  • News and conferences: 5,000 words
  • Debate: 3,000 words
  • Teaching the Anthropology of Religion: 3,000 words
  • Reflections on a text: 1,000 words each and author responses 2,000 words
  • Book reviews: 800 words

Please refer to the Berghahn journal contributors' page for general information and guidelines regarding topics such as article usage and permissions for Berghahn journal article authors.

Ethics Statement

Authors published in Religion and Society: Advances in Research (ARRS) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While the publishers and the editorial board make every effort to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor(s) concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete ARRS ethics statement.

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