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The 22nd Quinquennial World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) has unfortunately been cancelled.
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Brill’s Highlights



Pilgrimage and Economy in the Ancient Mediterranean
Edited by Anna Collar and
Troels Myrup Kristensen 


Volume 10: Interreligious Dialogue
From Religion to Geopolitics
Edited by Giuseppe Giordan and Andrew P. Lynch
Religious Diversity in Asia
Edited by Jørn Borup,
Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger
and Lene Kühle


Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 30
Edited by Ralph W. Hood and Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

The Transformations of Tragedy
Christian Influences from Early Modern to Modern
Edited by
Fionnuala O’Neill Tonning,
Erik Tonning and
Jolyon Mitchell

Handbook of Megachurches
Edited by Stephen J. Hunt

Buddhism in Central Asia I
Patronage, Legitimation, Sacred Space, and Pilgrimage
Edited by Carmen Meinert
and Henrik Sørensen


Faith in African Lived Christianity
Bridging Anthropological and
Theological Perspectives

Edited by Karen Lauterbach
and Mika Vähäkangas

Handbook of Leaving Religion
Edited by Daniel Enstedt,
Göran Larsson and
Teemu T. Mantsinen 


Discover Brill’s Religious Studies Journals 

Our Religious Studies journal collection contains many renowned titles in subjects ranging from History of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Anthropology of Religion, to Religion and the Arts.

Each journal in our collection has a recent sample issue, free to download.
No need to sign up for an account.

Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism
Free sample issue

Narrative Cultures and the
Aesthetics of Religion

Edited by Dirk Johannsen,
Anja Kirsch and Jens Kreinath

Muslim Subjectivities in Global Modernity
Islamic Traditions and the Construction of Modern Muslim Identities
Edited by Dietrich Jung and Kirstine Sinclair 

Forced Conversion in Christianity, Judaism and Islam
Coercion and Faith in Premodern Iberia and Beyond
Edited by
Mercedes García-Arenal and Yonatan Glazer-Eytan 

Buddhist Apologetics in
East Asia

Countering the Neo-Confucian Critiques in the Hufa lun and
the Yusŏk chirŭi non 
Uri Kaplan


Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Education
Read latest issue - Religious Education and the Anglo-World
Free sample issue - Religion and Education: Framing and Mapping a Field


Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and the Arts
Read latest issue - Religion and Prison Art in Ming China
Free sample issue - Clothing as Devotion in Contemporary Hinduism


Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Politics
Read latest issue - Russian Orthodoxy and Secularism
Free sample issue - Global Religious and Secular Dynamics


Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Psychology
Read latest issue - Conjectures and Controversy in the Study of Fundamentalism
Free sample issue -  Psychology and Religion within an Ideological Surround


A special 25% conference discount on books is available: please use action code 75000 when ordering.The discount is only valid for individuals ordering directly through Brill. No further discounts or ordering channels apply
You can also enjoy all of our Open Access titles in Religious Studies, which are freely available for you to download directly from the Brill website. Happy reading!
How to publish with Brill
If you are a prospective Brill author and had hoped to discuss your book project at the conference, please contact Acquisitions Editor Laura Morris for information about submitting a proposal. We look forward to hearing from you!