The Journal of Ecclesiastical History

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The Journal of Ecclesiastical History  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Ecclesiast. Hist.
Discipline Church history
Language English
Edited by Diarmaid MacCulloch, James Carleton Paget
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0022-0469 (print)
1469-7637 (web)
LCCN 58020553
OCLC no. 01604275

The Journal of Ecclesiastical History is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Cambridge University Press. It was established in 1950[1] and covers all aspects of the history of the Christian Church. It deals with the Church both as an institution and in its relations with other religions and society at large. The journal publishes articles and book reviews.

The current editors-in-chief are Diarmaid MacCulloch (University of Oxford) and James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge). The journal is regarded as highly authoritative in its field, and is compared to the American Church History.[2]


  1. ^ Hein, David; Shattuck, Gardiner H. (2004). The Episcopalians. Greenwood. pp. 333–34. ISBN 9780313229589. 
  2. ^ Bradley, James E. (1995). Church History: An Introduction to Research, Reference Works, and Methods. Wm. B. Eerdmans. p. 90. ISBN 9780802808264. 

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