Religions is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on religions and theology, published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, AHCI (Web of Science), ATLA Religion Database, Religious and Theological Abstracts, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Religious Studies)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 22.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Topic in Social Sciences, Sustainability, World, Religions
Faith and Sustainable Development: Exploring Practice, Progress and Challenges among Faith Communities and Institutions Topic Editors: Stephen Morse, Jim Lynch, Ian Christie
Deadline: 1 July 2024
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Religions
Educational and Health Development of Children and Youths Topic Editors: Jerf W. K. Yeung, Huifang Chen
Deadline: 1 December 2025
Special Issue in Religions
Moravian Theology Guest Editor: Craig Atwood
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Special Issue in Religions
The Interaction of Daoist, Buddhist and Confucian Thinkers in the Sui and Early Tang Dynasty Guest Editor: Friederike Assandri
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Religions
Asceticism, Mysticism, and the Affirmation of the World in Christianity and Islam Guest Editors: Rico G. Monge, Elliott Bazzano
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Special Issue in Religions
Divine Logos in Translation: Philosophy and Biblical-Exegesis in Context Guest Editors: Yossef Schwartz, Menachem Fisch, Christian Wiese
Deadline: 1 June 2024
Topical Collection in Religions
Measures of the Different Aspects of Spirituality/Religiosity Collection Editor: Arndt Büssing
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