Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion publishes book length manuscripts which explicitly address the problems of methodology and theory in the academic study of religion. This includes such traditional multidisciplinary points of departure as history, philosophy, anthropology, psychology, and sociology, but also the natural sciences, and such other approaches as feminist theory, discourse analysis, and ideology critique. Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion also concentrates on the critical analysis of the history of the study of religion itself.
The series has published an average of 1,5 volumes per year since 2013.
Aaron W. Hughes, Ph.D. (1968), is the Phillip S. Benrstein Chair in the Department of Religion and Classics at the Univeristy of Rochester. He is the Editor-in-Chief of MTSR and has published widely in Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, and Theory and Method.
Russell T. McCutcheon is professor at the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Alabama. His areas of interest include the history of scholarship on myths and rituals, the history of the publicly-funded academic study of religion as practiced in the U.S., secularism, as well as the relations between the classification "religion" itself and the rise of the nation-state.
Kocku von Stuckrad is professor of religious studies at the University of Groningen. In his work he focuses particularly on esoteric discourses in Western culture, astrology, shamanism, and on topics related to religion, nature, and science.