2021 Annual Meeting

Registration Is Now Open for In-Person and Virtual-Only Sessions! 

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The spring issue of JAAR is now available.

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion publishes scholarly articles that cover the full range of world religious traditions together with provocative studies of the methodologies by which these traditions are explored. In the spring issue, topics include Hindu invitation rituals, Foucault's engagement with early Christianity, spirituality fitness in the US Army, and much more. AAR members have online access to current and archived issues.

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cover of spring 2021 JAAR

Public Scholarship: Best Practices, Potential Pitfalls

Webinar: June 23, 2021

Learn best practices for promoting religious scholarship as an effective way to enhance understanding.

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What to do When Your Major or Department is Threatened

WEBINAR: July 13, 2021

Facing budget cuts, some faculty and administrators have employed strategies to help save their programs.

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Call for OUP Series Editor

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The AAR Publications Committee seeks an editor for the Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series.

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Member Note: In the News


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Member Note: Books and Major Publications


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Member Note: Books and Major Publications

About the American Academy of Religion

The AAR is the largest scholarly society dedicated to the academic study of religion, with more than 8,000 members around the world. The AAR's mission is to foster excellence in the academic study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion.

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