Welcome to Religion Compass
The quality of a scholarly journal… the speed of the web
Unique in both range and approach, Religion Compass is an online-only journal publishing original, peer-evaluated, state-of-the-art surveys of current research from across the entire discipline. About Compass.
Editor-in-chief: Tamara Sonn, College of William and Mary
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Religion Compass guides students, researchers and non-specialist scholars through the accumulating body of literature, and navigates the field by laying out the territory, describing divisions and subdivisions of Religious Studies and identifying the major issues within those sections.
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With Religion Compass, you can:
Research new trends in your field with our reservoir of articles (over 100 a year), sourced from an international scholarly community. Gain an introduction to new areas of study, an overview of key topics, and familiarity with the latest scholarship and debates.
Teach using lively, original articles that are quickly and continuously replenished. Religion Compass provides you with up-to-date bibliographies and expert analysis on key themes to inspire and engage your students.
Study with easily accessible survey articles on important topics and new research to inform your own work.
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