Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

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ISSN 0304-1042

The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 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 Japanese religions.

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  • Matthew D. McMullen, Nanzan Institute

Associate Editor

  • Tim Graf, Nanzan Institute

    Advisory Board

  • Barbara Ambros, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Clark Chilson, University of Pittsburgh
  • Lucia Dolce, University of London
  • Helen Hardacre, Harvard University
  • Hayashi Makoto, Aichi Gakuin University
  • Hoshino Eiki, Taisho University
  • Kawahashi Noriko, Nichibunken
  • Keller Kimbrough, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Lori Meeks, University of Southern California
  • Minowa Kenryo, University of Tokyo
  • Okuyama Michiaki, Tokyo Eiwa University
  • Otani Eiichi, Bukkyo University
  • Ian Reader, Lancaster University
  • Brian Ruppert, Kanagawa University
  • Shimazono Susumu, Sophia University
  • Paul L. Swanson, JJRS Editor Emeritus
  • Jacqueline Stone, Princeton University
  • Duncan Ryuken Williams, University of Southern California
  • Yamanaka Hiroshi, University of Tsukuba

Internal Advisors

  • James W. Heisig, Nanzan Institute
  • Kim Seung Chul, Nanzan Institute
  • Saitō Takashi, Nanzan Institute

Editorial Consultants

  • Anna Andreeva, Heidelberg University
  • Erica Baffelli, University of Manchester
  • Heather Blair, Indiana University
  • Hoshino Seiji, Kokugakuin University
  • Orion Klautau, Tohoku University
  • Levi McLaughlin, North Carolina State University
  • Jolyon B. Thomas, University of Pennsylvania