Call for Papers



  • Scriptures and their cultural histories, particularly forms of reception that go beyond the mainstream exegetical and interpretive traditions
  • Sacred texts and cultural criticism
  • Materiality and sacred texts
  • Performative and iconic dimensions of scriptures
  • Theoretical reflections on scriptures
  • Contemporary uses of and engagement with sacred texts (broadly understood)
  • Classification and categorization of sacred texts
  • The arts and sacred texts
  • The intersections of religion, textuality, media, and mediation across disciplinary boundaries

Postscripts welcomes submissions for future issues-whether in the form of individual articles or curated collections of essays. We also encourage alternative formats such as moderated forums on specific issues in the field, and although we do not publish book reviews, we welcome review essays that assess the state of scholarship in the field. Potential authors are invited to contact the editor in advance of making a formal submission of an alternative format or curated collection of essays.

Postscripts offers authors:

  • Prompt peer-review process and clear publication timelines
  • Early online publication
  • Print and digital publication
  • Supportive editorial guidance throughout the publication process
  • Discounts on Equinox books and journals

Bradford A. Anderson, editor