International Review for the History of Religions

NVMEN publishes papers representing the most recent scholarship in all areas of the history of religions ranging from antiquity to contemporary history. It covers a diversity of geographical regions, and religions of the past as well as of the present. The approach of the journal to the study of religion is strictly non-confessional. While the emphasis lies on empirical, source-based research, typical contributions also address issues that have a wider historical or comparative significance for the advancement of the discipline. Numen also publishes papers that discuss important theoretical innovations in the study of religion and reflective studies on the history of the discipline. The journal publishes book reviews and review articles to keep professionals in the discipline updated about recent developments.

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Managing Editors
Gregory D. Alles, McDaniel College (Westminster, USA)
Laura Feldt, University of Southern Denmark

Book Review Editor
Jenny Butler, University College Cork

Editorial Board
Milda Alisauskiene (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Blanca Solares Altamirano (Mexico City, Mexico)
Satoko Fujiwara (Tokyo, Japan)
Anna Halafoff (Victoria, Australia)
Tim Jensen (Odense, Denmark)
James Kapalo (Cork, Ireland)
Amarjiva Lochan (Delhi, India)
Danoye Oguntola-Laguda (Lagos, Nigeria)
Andrea Rota, Bern (Switzerland)
Ann Taves (Santa Barbara, USA)
David Thurfjell (Stockholm, Sweden)
Katja Triplett (Leipzig, Germany)

Honorary life members of the IAHR
P. Antes (Hannover)
L. Bäckman (Stockholm)
B. Bocking (Cork)
Giovanni Casadio (Salerno)
Kong Fan (Beijing)
G.S. Gasparro (Messina)
A.W. Geertz (Aarhus)
I. S. Gilhus (Bergen)
G. ter Haar (Leiden)
M. Joy (Calgary)
Y. González Torres (Mexico City)
Rosalind I. J. Hackett (Knoxville)
M. Hoppál (Budapest)
H. Kippenberg (Bremen)
L. Martin (Burlington)
Jan G. Platvoet (Bunnik)
M. Pye (Marburg)
H. Seiwert (Leipzig)
Susumu Shimazono (Tokyo)
A. Tayob (Cape Town)
Akio Tsukimoto (Tokyo)
K. Rudolph (Marburg)