Nova Religio

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Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Religious studies
Peer-reviewed Yes
Language English
Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher, Catherine Wessinger, Joel E. Tishken
Publication details
University of California Press (United States)
Publication history
1997 to present
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1092-6690 (print)
1541-8480 (web)
LCCN 98656716
OCLC no. 36349271

Nova Religio (subtitled "The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions") is a peer-reviewed religious studies journal that focuses on New Religious Movements. The journal is published by University of California Press, in Berkeley, California. First published in 1997 as a biannual, Nova Religio changed to a quarterly format in 2005.


The journal publishes scholarly interpretations, original research, literature reviews, and conference updates with a focus on New Religious Movements, including Ancient Wisdom and New Age groups, new movements within established religious traditions, alternative Christian religions, new Jewish movements, religious organizations based on Asian teachings, new religious movements from the Middle East, African, African American and Black movements, and immigrant religions in Diaspora.

Abstracting and Indexing[edit]

Nova Religio is abstracted and/or indexed in the following databases:[1]


  1. ^ "Nova Religio -- Abstracting and Indexing Information". 

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