Journals

  • Japanese Journal of Religious Studies Cover

    A peer-reviewed journal specializing in the publication of research on the study of Japanese religions. The journal aims for a multidisciplinary approach to the study of religion in Japan, and submissions are welcomed from scholars in all fields of the humanities and social sciences.

    For submission guidelines, see the Style Guide.

    Please contact us for submission inquiries.

  • Contemporary Religions in Japan Cover

    Contemporary Religions in Japan was published from 1960 to 1970 by the International Institute for the Study of Religions in Tokyo. Four years later, in 1974, it was revived as the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. In 1981 the editorship was transferred to the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture.

  • Bulletin of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture Cover

    An English-language journal documenting the annual research activities of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. This in-house publication includes reports on events such as workshops and conferences held at the institute, presentations by guest researchers, and records of research achievements from institute members. The journal is published every summer and is available online and in print. For the Japanese-language version of the Bulletin, see the Shohō.

  • 南山宗教文化研究所研究所報 Cover

    『研究所報』では、英語版の Bulletin と同様、研究所のメンバーの活動や研究業績について報告します。また、主に研究所員や研究員など研究所のメンバーの業績から、毎号さまざまな論文を選んで掲載します。

  • Inter-Religo Cover

    From 1982 to 2005, the Nanzan Institute published the biannual journal of Inter-Religio, a network of Christian organizations aimed at promoting interreligious research and dialogue in Eastern Asia.

  • The Japan Christian Review Cover

    Publication of The Japan Christian Review was discontinued 1998. During the final seven years, the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture collaborated in the production of the journal. The content for volumes 59 through 64 covering these final seven years is available for download on the institute website.