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Journal of Religion & Violence

Journal of Religion and Violence
ISSN: 2159-6808 (online)  

Edited by: Michael Jerryson and Margo Kitts

JRV is a scholarly publication devoted to the interdisciplinary study of religion and violence. This international journal publishes analyses of contemporary and historical religious groups involved in violent incidents, as well as original work on sacrifice, terrorism, inter- and intra-religious violence, mass suicide, war and religion, and religiously-legitimated violence against women. It was established in response to the interest in religion and violence that emerged as a consequence of tragic events in recent decades.

JRV is tied to the 
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group of the American Academy of Religion. Submissions to this AAR program unit will be considered for publication in the journal.

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-The Colloquium on Violence & Religion
-International Society for the Study of New Religions
-Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group


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Editorial Board:

Scott Atran - University of Michigan
David Carrasco - Harvard University
Lorne Dawson - University of Waterloo
Kelly Denton-Borhaug - Moravian College
Faisal Devji - St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford
Reuven Firestone - Hebrew Union College
Rosalind I. J. Hackett - University of Tennessee, Knoxville
John R. Hall - University of California, Davis
Julie Ingersoll - University of North Florida
Mark Juergensmeyer - University of California, Santa Barbara
Hans Kippenberg - University of Bremen
Siv Ellen Kraft - University of Tromsø
Jean-François Mayer - Religioscope Institute, Fribourg, Switzerland
Kimberly Stratton - Carleton University
Philip Tite - University of Washington
Jamel Velji - Claremont McKenna College