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  1. Proceedings of the 1978 Tokyo Meeting of the Conférence Internationale de Sociologie Religieuse. Vol. 6/1–2 (1979)
  2. Focus on Scholars: Yanagita, Furuno, Aruga, Morioka, Ikado. A New Religion: Gedatsukai. Vol. 7/2–3 (1980)
  3. Bryan Wilson in Japan. Vol. 9/1 (1982)
  4. Religion and Literature in Japan. Vol. 9/2–3 (1982). Guest editor: W. Michael Kelsey
  5. Women and Religion in Japan. Vol. 10/2–3 (1983). Guest editor: Nakamura Kyōko
  6. Religious Ideas in Japan. Vol. 11/2–3 (1984). Guest editor: Jan Van Bragt
  7. A Tribute to Heinrich Dumoulin. Vol. 12/2–3 (1985). Guest editor: James W. Heisig
  8. Religion and Society in Contemporary Japan: A Tribute to Yanagawa Keiichi. Vol. 13/2–3 (1986). Guest editor: Akaike Noriaki and Jan Swyngedouw
  9. Tendai Buddhism in Japan. Vol. 14/2–3 (1987). Guest editor: Paul L. Swanson
  10. Folk Religion and Religious Organizations in Asia. Vol. 15/2–3 (1988). Guest editors: Hayashi Makoto and Yoshihara Kazuo
  11. Shugendō and Mountain Religion in Japan. Vol. 16/2–3 (1989). Guest editors: Royall Tyler and Paul L. Swanson
  12. The Emperor System and Religion in Japan. Vol. 17/2–3 (1990). Guest editor: Peter Nosco
  13. Japanese New Religions Abroad. Vol. 18/2–3 (1991). Guest editors: Mark R. Mullins and Richard Fox Young
  14. Archaeological Approaches to Ritual and Religion in Japan. Vol. 19/2–3 (1992). Guest editors: Mark J. Hudson and Simon Kaner
  15. Focus on Japanese Scholarship. Vol. 20/2–3 (1993). Guest editors: Paul L. Swanson and Thomas L. Kirchner
  16. Conflict and Religion in Japan. 21/2–3 (1994). Guest editors: Ian Reader and George J. Tanabe
  17. The New Age in Japan. Vol. 22/3–4 (1995). Guest Editors: Haga Manabu and Robert J. Kisala
  18. The Legacy of Kuroda Toshio. Vol. 22/3–4 (1996). Guest editor: James C. Dobbins
  19. Pilgrimage in Japan. Vol. 24/3–4 (1997). Guest editors: Ian Reader and Paul L. Swanson
  20. Meiji Zen. Vol. 25/1–2 (1998). Guest editors: Richard Jaffe and Michel Mohr
  21. Revisiting Nichiren. Vol. 26/3–4(1999). Guest editors: Ruben L. F. Habito and Jacqueline I. Stone
  22. Mortuary Rites in Japan. Vol. 27/3–4 (2000). Guest editors: Elizabeth Kenney and Edmund T. Gilday
  23. Local Religion in Tokugawa History. Vol.28/3–4 (2001). Guest editors: Barbara Ambros & Duncan Williams
  24. Tracing Shinto in the History of Kami Worship. Vol.29/3–4 (2002). Guest editors: Mark Teeuwen & Bernhard Scheid
  25. Feminism and Religion in Contemporary Japan. Vol. 30/3–4 (2003). Guest editors: Kawahashi Noriko & Kuroki Masako
  26. Traditional Buddhism in Contemporary Japan. Vol. 31/2 (2004). Guest editors: Stephen G. Covell and Mark Rowe
  27. Essays from the XIXth World Congress of the IAHR, Tokyo, March 2005. Vol. 32/2 (2005). Essays from the XIXth World Congress of the IAHR, Tokyo, March 2005
  28. Varieties of Pure Land Experience . Vol.33/2 (2006). Guest editors: Galen Amstutz and Mark L. Blum
  29. Christians in Japan . Vol. 34/1 (2007). Guest editors: Mark R. Mullins and Peter Nosco
  30. Japanese Religions in Brazil . Vol. 35/1 (2008). Guest editors: Rafael Shoji and Frank Usarski
  31. Honoring Helen Hardacre . Vol. 36/1 (2009). Guest editors: Barbara Ambros, Regan E. Murphy, Duncan Williams
  32. Vernacular Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Literature. Vol. 36/2 (2009). Guest editor: Keller Kimbrough & Hank Glassman
  33. Religion and the Japanese Empire. Vol. 37/1 (2010). Guest editor: Richard M. Jaffe
  34. Aftermath: The Impact and Ramifications of the Aum Affair Vol. 39/1 (2012). Guest Editors: Erica Baffelli and Ian Reader
  35. Onmyodo in Japanese History Vol. 40/1 (2013). Guest Editors: Hayashi Makoto and Matthias Hayek
  36. The Lotus Sutra in Japan Vol. 41/1 (2014) Guest Editors: Paul Groner & Jacqueline I. Stone
  37. Engi: Forging Accounts of Sacred Origins Vol. 42/1 (2015) Guest Editors: Heather Blair & Kawasaki Tsuyoshi
  38. Kōshiki in Japanese Buddhism 43/1 (2016) Guest Editors: Barbara R. Ambros, James L. Ford, and Michaela Mross
  39. Gendering Religious Practices In Japan: Multiple Voices, Multiple Strategies 44/1 (2017) Guest Editors: Kawahashi Noriko and Kobayashi Naoko

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