Religions

Religions is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on religions and theology, published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, AHCI (Web of Science), ATLA Religion Database, Religious and Theological Abstracts, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Religious Studies)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 22.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 0.8 (2022)
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Topic in Social Sciences, Sustainability, World, Religions
Faith and Sustainable Development: Exploring Practice, Progress and Challenges among Faith Communities and Institutions Topic Editors: Stephen Morse, Jim Lynch, Ian Christie
Deadline: 1 July 2024
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Religions, Social Sciences, Youth
Educational and Health Development of Children and Youths Topic Editors: Jerf W. K. Yeung, Huifang Chen
Deadline: 1 December 2025
Special Issue in Religions
Church, Clergy, and Authority: An Exploration of Medieval Religious Life and Culture Guest Editors: Jack Cunningham, Angelo Silvestri
Deadline: 25 May 2024
Special Issue in Religions
Divine Logos in Translation: Philosophy and Biblical-Exegesis in Context Guest Editors: Yossef Schwartz, Menachem Fisch, Christian Wiese
Deadline: 1 June 2024
Special Issue in Religions
Saints and Cities: Hagiography and Urban History Guest Editor: Samantha Kahn Herrick
Deadline: 16 June 2024
Special Issue in Religions
Spirituality, Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth Guest Editors: Heather Boynton, Jo-Ann Vis
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topical Collection in Religions
Measures of the Different Aspects of Spirituality/Religiosity Collection Editor: Arndt Büssing
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