Mission, Vision, and History:
The Journal of Sociology and Christianity (ISSN 2572-4088) is a peer-reviewed, academic publication designed to provide a forum for the latest research and commentary relative to the intersection of Christianity and society. Founded in 2011 and published bi-annually, it was originally entitled the Journal or the Sociological Integration of Religion and Society (JSIRS) until Volume 6, Number 2 (October 2016).
Call for Papers:
The Journal of Sociology and Christianity invites submission of articles for the next issue. All articles will be anonymously peer-reviewed. Please see the Submission Guidelines for details.
Purposes of the Journal:
- 1. to publish original research and commentary that addresses the difficult social and cultural issues of our time;
- 2. to publish all types of sociological research, including scientistic, interpretive, and critical articles, as well as their applications to public and policy debates;
- 3. to publish the full range of theoretical perspectives and research methodologies employed by sociologists to analyse human social life;
- 4. to weave Christian faith and practice into its many different social and cultural settings without imposing itself;
- 5. to enrich understanding of the diversity of Christian faith and practice;
- 6. to utilize sociology as a tool for Christian ethical reflection and social engagement;
- 7. to expand the resources and research available to Christian leaders and practitioners as agents of service and change in their respective endeavors;
- 8. to stimulate ongoing dialogue among Christians who desire to integrate their faith with their scholarship about the ways and processes of doing so;
- 9. to provide a window for persons not of Christian faith to observe how Christians study and engage society through sociology;
- 10. to invite scholars not of Christian faith into dialogue by reporting on their research into the intersection of Christianity and society;
- 11. to inform scholars in other academic disciplines of the contributions that sociology can make to the intersection of Christian faith and learning;
- 12. to serve as both a priestly voice for and a prophetic voice to the Christian community.
The Journal of Sociology and Christianity is a publication of Omega Graduate School, Dayton, TN USA. (c) 2011-2023 Omega Graduate School, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ISSN: 2572-4088