Undergraduate Publication - Canons

"Canons: The Undergraduate Journal of Religious Studies" seeks to publish the most compelling, innovative, and diverse undergraduate student research papers from the School of Religious Studies. If interested in submitting a paper or getting involved as an editor or layout assistant, please email mcgillcanons [at] (Canons).

Advisor: Professor Hamsa Stainton

Canons, Vol. XVIII, Unity, 2019

Canons, Vol. VII, Diversity in Religious Studies, 2011

Canons, Vol. VIII, Practical Religion: Living Through the Ages, 2012

Graduate Publication - ARC

ARC is an interdisciplinary, refereed journal published annually by the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University. Founded in 1973, the journal was restructured in 1990 into a formal scholarly journal. ARC combines the talents of professors and graduate students in offering space for scholarly discussions on various aspects of the academic study of religion--including method and theory in the study of religion--with focus in the following areas: philosophy of religion; social ethics; history of religion; comparative religion; studies of sacred texts; theology and interreligious dialogue. Arc has an international circulation, including Canada, the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Japan, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Norway, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

ARC now incorporates Religious Traditions: A Journal in the Study of Religion (ISSN 0156-1650), first published in 1978 with Ian Kesarcodi-Watson (1938-84) and Arvind Sharma as its founding editors.

ARC is indexed in Religion Index One: Periodicals, published by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), and is part of the ATLA Database available online at ARC is also indexed in the Guide to Social Science and Religion in Periodical Literature, the International Bibliography of Periodical Literature, the International Bibliography of Book Reviews, and Religious and Theological Abstracts.

Call for papers

We welcome submissions on the topic Problematizing Religion in a Secular Age for Vol. 45. The deadline to submit is March 25, 2018.

Editors: David Basham, Elyse Macleod

Advisor: Professor Armando Salvatore

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