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Gerhard A. van den Heever, Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies, University of South Africa

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William Arnal (University of Regina, Canada)
Ulrich Berner (Bayreuth University, Germany)
Ward Blanton (University of Kent, UK)
Willi Braun ( University of Alberta, Canada)
Mark D. Carroll R. (Wheaton College, IL, USA)
Ezra Chitando (University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe)
Pieter F. Craffert (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Istvan Csachesz (UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway)
Michel Desjardins (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
Adriana Destro (University of Bologna, Italy)
Jaco S. Dreyer (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Marc Dumas (University of Sherbrooke, Canada)
Maria Frahm-Arp, University of Johannesburg
Steffen Führding (Leibniz University, Germany)
Michael Grimshaw (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
Elina Hankela, (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Marianne Kabir (Notre Dame de Namur University, CA, USA)
Karen Jenny Lauterbach (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Davina Lopez (Eckerd College, FL, USA)
Craig Martin (St. Thomas Aquinas College, NY, USA)
Luther H. Martin (University of Vermont, IL , USA)
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Dimitris Xygalatas (University of Connecticut, CT, USA)
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Religion and Theology

A Journal of Contemporary Religious Discourse

Gerhard A. van den Heever
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Religion & Theology publishes scholarly articles of high quality on religion, theology, and related fields and particularly focuses on the metatheoretical conception of the relation between theology (insider language) and theory of religion (outsider language). Religion & Theology encourages dialogue between divergent theoretical, conceptual and disciplinary languages, with a view to reconceptualising theology (in theory and praxis) in the light of contemporary theory of religion, especially more recent social and rhetorical theories of religion. The journal invites essays that are not merely descriptive but substantially theorises the disciplinary field or topic the essay is about. The journal pursues new ways of conceptualising religion and theology as constructed academic religious discourses, as well as reflecting on new disciplinary practices. The journal functions as an international forum for contemporary religious discourse on behalf of the Society for Theory of Religion and Theology. All contributions are peer-reviewed. The journal also publishes review articles and book reviews.
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