Call for Papers! SHERM is Now Accepting Religious Articles from Scholars, Historians, & Philosophers to Publish Academic Research on Religion & Ministry.

Call for Papers!


SHERM journal is now accepting unsolicited research articles, ministry articles, and book reviews.

Types of Publishable Religious Articles

SHERM accepts manuscript submissions from religious scholars, historians, & philosophers on a wide spectrum of topics in multiple fields of study involving religion & ministry. Each journal issue is divided into four sections: 1) Social Science Research; 2) Ministerial Research; 3) Invited Position Papers; and 4) Book Reviews.

Scholars, Historians, & Philosophers can Publish Academic Research & Religious Articles on:
  • Religious History
  • Historical Theology
  • Historical Jesus
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Anthropology of Religion
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religious Trends and Demographics
  • Issues in Contemporary Theology
  • Ancient, Medieval, and Contemporary Christian Literature
  • Patristic, Medieval, and Contemporary Exegesis
  • Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Writings
  • Ancient Israelite Religion and Second Temple Judaism
  • History and Literature of Contemporary Judaism
  • Hebrew Bible
  • New Testament
  • Textual Criticism
  • Islamic Studies
  • Mormon Studies
  • Native American Religion
  • Hinduism, Buddhism, and Other World Religions
  • Historical and Contemporary Religious Revivals and Sects
  • New Religious Movements (Cults)
  • Religious Violence
  • Religious Liberty
  • Freedom from Religion
  • General Religious Studies
Call for Papers! SHERM is Now Accepting Religious Articles from Scholars, Historians, & Philosophers to Publish Academic Research on Religion & Ministry.
or Scholars, Historians, & Philosophers can Publish Academic Research & Religious Articles on:
  • Ancient, Medieval, and Contemporary Ministry Practices
  • Experimental Faith Communities
  • Ecclesiastical Trends and Issues
  • Economic, Political, Social, and Ecological Issues in Ministry
  • Ethical, Racial, Sexual, and Gender Issues in Ministry

Because SHERM specializes in the social-scientific investigation of religion & ministry, especially religious beliefs and the resultant consequences for vocational ministry, SHERM will prioritize articles from scholars, historians, & philosopher that employ sociological, psychological, and historiographical methodologies in the formation of theological, philosophical, ecclesial, or missiological analyses.