About the Journal

The Bulletin began life in 1971 as the CSSR Bulletin. The journal publishes articles that address religion in general, the history of the field of religious studies, method and theory in the study of religion, and pedagogical practices. The Bulletin is unique in that it offers a forum for various academic voices to debate and reflect on the ever-changing state of the field, and insofar as it encourages scholars continually to engage meta-level questions at the leading edge of inquiry. Read more about the journal.

Current Issue

Vol. 52 No. 4 (2023)
Published: 2024-05-02

The Editorial

  • Message from a Past Self Well-Received

    Richard Newton
    115-116
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28264

The Interview

  • Testing Interdisciplinarity in the Field

    Suzanne Owen
    117-126
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28266

The Association

  • Questions and Answers about the British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

    Suzanne Owen, Stephen Gregg
    126-128
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28267

The Conversation

  • Critics Not Caretakers...The Public Study of Religion 20+ Years In

    Leslie Smith, Mitsutoshi Horii, Suzanne Owen, Titus Hjelm
    129-148
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28089

The Buzz

  • Some Kind of Liberating Effect

    Valerio Severino
    148-152
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28269

The Archive

  • Dealing with the Media Circus Confessions of a “Cult” Expert

    Paul Boyer
    152-156
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.28268
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