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Journal Information

  • ISSN: 2836-3205
  • eISSN: 2836-3213
  • Frequency: Biannual (Spring, Fall)


The International Journal of Sport and Religion publishes a wide range of studies analyzing the intersections and parallels of sports and religions across the globe. This peer-reviewed bi-annual publication presents contributions working from a wide range of disciplinary approaches that evaluate and document the many connections between sport and religion. The journal welcomes submissions that focus on any interactions and/or similarities between these two significant cultural phenomena, both concrete and abstract.

Editorial Details

Head Editors

Terry Shoemaker is Assistant Teaching Professor at Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies.

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Eric Bain-Selbo is dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Southeast Missouri State University.

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Book & Film Review Editor

Rebecca Alpert, Temple University

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Books and media for review should be addressed to Rebecca Alpert ([email protected]) and sent to the mailing address below.


Associate Editors for the Current Issue

Cody Musselman, Washington University

Terry Shoemaker, Arizona State University


Mailing Address

International Journal of Sport and Religion
c/o The College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
MS 4175
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

2023 Subscription Prices

Individuals Institutions
Print $50.00/year $100.00/year
Electronic $60.00/year $110.00/year
Print + Electronic $70.00/year $150.00/year
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Submission Details

Articles should ideally be no more than 10,000 words (including abstract and citations). The abstract should be no more than 250 words. Please utilize MLA citation standards and submit as a .doc or .docx so that the review options in Word can be utilized for feedback. Submission should be ready for anonymous peer review and eliminate any identifiers of the authors. Include a cover letter with author title(s) and affiliation(s).

Articles should be sent to both Eric Bain-Selbo ([email protected]) and Terry Shoemaker ([email protected]).