International Journal of Public Theology

Public theology has recently emerged as a distinct field of scholarship that proactively engages theology with contemporary public issues. A public theology seeks creative dialogue with different academic disciplines, including politics, economics, law and security studies, cultural studies, religion, spirituality, the social sciences and the study of globalization. It also welcomes the expertise of practitioners reflecting on public policy.
The International Journal of Public Theology, affiliated with the Global Network for Public Theology, is a platform for original interdisciplinary research in this field. Manuscripts submitted for publication must exhibit clear and sustained engagement between theology, broadly construed, and a matter or matters of public significance.
All articles undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and blind refereeing by two anonymous referees.

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Chair of the Editorial Board
Elaine Graham (University of Chester, UK)

Editor-in-Chief
Clive Pearson (Charles Sturt University, Australia)

Assistant Editor
Peter Walker (Charles Sturt University, Australia)

Associate Editors
Katie Day (Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, USA)
Dion Forster (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Rudolf von Sinner (Lutheran School of Theology, Brazil)

Book Reviews Editor
Timothy Harvie (St. Mary's University, Canada)

Advisory Panel
Christopher Baker (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)
Heinrich Bedford-Strohm (University of Bamberg, Germany)
Robert Borrong (Jakarta Theological Seminary, Indonesia)
Andrew Bradstock (University of Winchester, UK)
Jonathan Chaplin (University of Cambridge, UK)
Alison Elliot (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Kjetil Fretheim (MF Norwegian School of Theology, Norway)
James Haire (Charles Sturt University, Australia)
Kirsteen Kim (Fuller Theological Seminary, USA)
Frits de Lange (Protestant Theological University, Kampen, The Netherlands)
Clint Le Bruyns (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Ann Loades (Durham University, UK)
Esther McIntosh (York St John University, UK)
Gnana Patrick (University of Madras, India)
Murray Rae (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Esther Reed (University of Exeter, UK)
Gloria Schaab (Barry University, USA)
J. Jayakiran Sebastian (Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, USA)
Graeme Smith (Chichester University, UK)
David Tombs (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Andrew Village (York St John University, UK)
John Williams (York St John University, UK)
Zhibin Xie (Tongji University, China)
ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®)
Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science)
ERIH PLUS
Index Theologicus
Science of Religion - Abstracts and Index of Recent Articles
SCOPUS
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