History of Religions: new issue available

March 12, 2014

Volume 53 of History of Religions, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available.  

For nearly fifty years, History of Religions has set the standard for the study of religious phenomena from prehistory to modern times. Current editors are Divinity School faculty Wendy Doniger, Matthew Kapstein, and Christian K. Wedemeyer. The journal publishes fresh and insightful scholarship that is engaged with particular traditions, places, and times and also speaks to broader methodological and/or theoretical issues in the study of religion. It encourages critical conversations in the field with review articles and comprehensive book reviews by distinguished scholars.

This current issue features the following pieces:

  1. The Limits of the “Religious” in the Late Roman Republic by J.A. North
  2. Historicizing Religion: Varro’s Antiquitates and History of Religion in the Late Roman Republic by Jörg Rüpke
  3. Etruscan Animal Bones and Their Implications for Sacrificial Studiesby K. A. Ras
See more info at the journal's homepage. Divinity School alumni are eligible for special pricing: an electronic + print subscription for $42.