About Journal

Religious Inquiries publishes scholarly research papers on Religion: Philosophy of Religion, Inter-Religious Relations, Religious Ethics, Science and Religion: Ancient cultures and languages, Theology, Qur'anic Studies, Religious Mysticism and Experience, Philosophy of Ethics, History of World Religions.  

  This journal is an international peer-reviewed, open access, biannual journal that publishes original articles that focus on theoretical and empirical research in Zoroastrians, Jewish, Christians, Buddhists, Confucians, Hindus, Muslims, and other Religious Traditions on a wide variety of Religious Issues.

  It is the leading journal for those who study religion in the other social sciences and humanities such as philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, and literature. The journal wants to promote the diffusion, exchange, and discussion of research findings. Also, it encourages interaction among academics from various traditions of learning. The Journal welcomes researchers and scholars from all over the world to submit their manuscripts.

  The journal was established in 2012 by the University of Religions and Denominations. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on the Author Guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers perform through the website. Please note that Religious Inquiries uses Crossref Similarity Check to screen papers for unoriginal material. After the authors submit their manuscripts should agree to originality checks during the peer-review and production processes. The manuscripts are submitted will publish after a specific review well the approval of the editorial board.

  The journal is funded by the University of Religions and Denominations and fees that authors pay for publication and reviewing.


Salient Features of the Journal:

- Acceptance letter

- Acceptance/Rejection Notification within 2-3 months of submitting the paper

- Fully archived journal

- High Impact Factor journal

- High visibility & indexing

- Peer-reviewed journal

- Rapid/fast track publication

- Reputed editorial board

- Responding in 24 hours

- Strict plagiarism policy

 - Open-access with a full PDF download


Bibliographic Information


Religious Inquiries


Print    ISSN: 2322-4894

Online ISSN: 2538-6271



Start Year

January 2012




Dr. Seyyed Abolhasan Navvab


Dr. Mohsen Javadi

Place of Publication

Qom, Iran


University of Religions and Denominations





OCLC Number


Type of Access

Open Access

Type of License

CC BY 4.0


Plagiarism Detection Software

Manuscripts submitted to Religious Inquiries will screen for plagiarism using Similarity Check / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. The journal will immediately reject manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. We suggest all authors use plagiarism detection software to check similarities before submitting their manuscripts to the journal.

Type of Publication (Processing

Charges and Publication Charges)

Publication fee: 10$ as a fee for the review process and 50$ for publication (except the authors have foreign affiliations).

Full text access: Open Access

Revenue Sources

Institutional support, Donations

Type of Material

Serial (Periodical)


Religious Inquiries is an International Peer-Reviewed, Open Access, Bi-Annual journal that publishes scholarly papers that investigate Zoroastrians, Buddhism, Confucianism Hellenism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Theology, Mysticism, and Ethics. The journal invites normative and empirical investigations of the public representation of religion. The journal welcomes submissions of original high-quality empirical research. It is an Open-Access, Peer-Reviewed journal in English devoted to the fields of religionand serves as a forum for the study and understanding of religion.

Copyright owner / Copyright holder

Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions. The authors have total control over the work (e.g., keeping the right to reuse, distribute, republish, etc.).

Open Access Statement

This journal is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial and commercial use and distribution in any medium are permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors include:
- Authors retain copyright to their work.
- Free access for all users worldwide.
- Increased visibility and readership.
- No spatial constraints.
- Rapid publication.

Science Ranking

According to notification of the Commission for Review of Scientific Journals (Ministry of Science, Research and Technology), the Journal of the Religious Inquiries has achieved an International degree in 2020 and 2021.