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The Journal of Southern Religion is the first scholarly journal devoted to the study of religion in the American South. The journal is fully peer-reviewed, reflecting the best traditions of critical scholarship. It is an open-access publication, published free of cost in its entirety on the Internet. The JSR publishes articles and book reviews, as well as new media.

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Current Issue: Volume 15

Volume 15 of the Journal of Southern Religion features articles on nineteenth-century evangelicals and domestic piety, the Social Gospel, serpent handling and southern pentecostalism, and the post-emancipation memories of slaveholding women about the religious instruction of slaves. Roberto R. TreviƱo reflects on his book The Church in the Barrio: Mexican American Ethno-Catholicism in Houston. Finally, the JSR includes thirty reviews of recent books in the field.

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