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Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies is a peer-reviewed journal registered as an Open Access Journal with all the contents freely downloadable.

ISSN 0304-1042

The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies is a semi-annual journal dedicated to the academic study of Japanese religions. First published in 1960 as Contemporary Religions in Japan, it was given its present name in 1974. The journal was taken over by the Nanzan Institute in 1981.

JJRS seeks to deepen understanding, and further the pursuit of the academic study, of Japanese religions.

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Editor

  • Paul L. Swanson, Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture

Associate Editor

  • David White, Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture

    Advisory Board

  • Akaike Noriaki, Aichi Gakuin University
  • Barbara Ambros, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Helen Hardacre, Harvard University
  • Hayashi Makoto, Aichi Gakuin University
  • Hoshino Eiki, Taishō University
  • Minowa Kenryo, University of Tokyo
  • Ian Reader, Lancaster University
  • David Reid, Former Editor, JJRS
  • Shimazono Susumu, University of Tokyo
  • Jacqueline Stone, Princeton University
  • Sueki Fumihiko, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • Lawrence E. Sullivan, University of Notre Dame
  • Duncan Ryuken Williams, University of Southern California
  • Yamanaka Hiroshi, Tsukuba University

Internal Advisors

  • James W. Heisig, Nanzan Institute
  • Kim Seung Chul, Nanzan Institute
  • Okuyama Michiaki, Nanzan Institute