Since its founding in 1962, the journal Sophia has provided a forum for discussions in philosophy and religion, focusing on the interstices between metaphysics and theological thinking. The discussions encompass the wider ambience of the sciences ('natural' philosophy and human/social sciences), ethical and moral concerns in the public sphere, critical feminist theology and cross-cultural perspectives.

Sophia's cross-cultural and cross-frontier approach is reflected not only in the international composition of its editorial board, but also in its consideration of analytic, continental, Asian and indigenous responses to issues and developments in the field of philosophy of religion.

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  • Covers both analytic and continental philosophy of religion
    Considers western and non-western perspectives, including Asian and indigenous cultures
    Offers the contributions of specialists on such topics as feminist and postcolonial philosophy of religion

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Purushottama Bilimoria,
  • Patrick Hutchings,
  • Saranindranath Tagore
Managing Editor
  • Sherah Bloor
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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172 days
Submission to first decision
325 days
Submission to acceptance
56,581 (2019)
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Volume 59

Issue 1, March 2020

Special Section: Shame and Absence: Feminist and Theological Reflections (pp. 1–94)

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