Religion and Gender

Religion and Gender is the first peer reviewed, international journal for the systematic study of gender and religion in an interdisciplinary perspective. The journal explores the relation, confrontation and intersection of gender and religion, taking into account the multiple and changing manifestations of religion in diverse social and cultural contexts. It analyses and reflects critically on gender in its interpretative and imaginative dimensions and as a fundamental principle of social ordering. It seeks to investigate gender at the intersections of feminist, sexuality, queer, masculinity and diversity studies. Religion and Gender targets an interdisciplinary academic audience but also aims to be accessible to those with a non-professional interest in the field. The journal publishes high level contributions from the Humanities and from qualitative and conceptual studies in the Social Sciences. It focusses in particular on contemporary debates and topics of emerging interest from postmodern, postcolonial, and post-secular perspectives.

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Kristin Aune, Coventry University
Sarah Bracke, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Anne-Marie Korte, Universiteit Utrecht
Adriaan van Klinken, University of Leeds
Jeanette Jouili, University of Pittsburgh

Managing Editor
Nella van den Brandt, Universiteit Utrecht

Assistant Editor
Mariecke van den Berg, Universiteit Utrecht

Book Review Editors
An van Raemdonck, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jelle Wiering, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Advisory Board
Ulrike Auga, Humboldt University, Berlin
Barbara Baert, KU Leuven
Asma Barlas, Ithaca College
Tina Beattie, University of Roehampton
Elizabeth Castelli, Barnard College, New York
Maaike de Haardt, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen
Riffat Hassan, University of Louisville
Sian Hawthorne, SOAS, London
Ute Husken, University of Oslo
Stephen Hunt, Bristol University
Peter Jackson, Australian National University
Stefanie Knauss, Villanova University, PA
Bjorn Krondorfer, Northern Arizona University
Chia Longman, University of Ghent
Jorunn Øklund, University of Oslo
Karen Pechilis, Drew University, NJ
Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati, University of Munchen
Marta Trzebiatowska, University of Aberdeen
Terhi Utriainen, University of Helsinki
Elina Vuola, University of Helsinki
Melissa Wilcox, Whitman College, WA