About Journal

Religious Inquiries publishes scholarly research on religion, inter-religious relations, philosophy of religion, history of world religions, science and religion, theology, mysticism and religious experience, religious ethics, and more.  

Religious Inquiries is an international peer-reviewed, open access, bi-annual journal that publishes original articles from around the world that focus on theoretical and empirical research in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Confucianism Hellenism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and other religious traditions, theology, mysticism, and ethics.

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. Religious Inquiries wants to promote the diffusion, exchange, and discussion of research findings; and to encourage interaction among academics from various traditions of learning. The journal welcomes researchers and scholars from all over the world to submit their manuscripts.

The submitted papers will be published after a special review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by the University of Religions and Denominations in 2012. 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 are done through the website. Please note that Religious Inquiries uses Crossref Similarity Check to screen papers for unoriginal material. By submitting your paper to this journal you are agreeing to originality checks during the peer-review and production processes.


Salient Features of the Journal:

- All Authors will get a soft copy of the certificate, letter of acceptance, reviewer evaluation grading

- All the accepted papers will be open accessible with full PDF download.

- Author will get their acceptance/rejection notification within 2-3 months of submitting paper.

- Fully archived journal

- High Impact Factor journal

- High visibility & indexing

- Open-access journal

- Peer-reviewed journal

- Rapid/fast track publication

- Reputed editorial board

- Response will be given within 24 hours.

- Strict plagiarism policy.



Bibliographic Information


Religious Inquiries


Print    ISSN: 2322-4894

Online ISSN: 2538-6271



Theology -- Periodicals.

Islam -- Periodicals.

Mysticism -- Periodicals.

Ethics -- Periodicals.







Start Year





Dr. Seyyed Abolhasan Navvab


Dr. Mohsen Javadi

Place of Publication

Qom, Iran


University of Religions and Denominations









OCLC Number


Type of Access

Open Access (OA)

Type of License


Plagiarism Detection Software

Manuscripts submitted to the journal of Religious Inquiries will be screened for plagiarism using Similarity Check / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. The journal will immediately reject manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking before submitting their manuscript to the journal.

Type of Publication (Processing Charges and Publication Charges)

Publication fee ($10 as a fee for the review process (without guarantee for publication) and $100 for publication.

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 the Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Confucianism Hellenism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, theology, mysticism, and ethics. The Editors invite 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 religion; and serves as a forum for the study and understanding of religion.

Copyright owner / Copyright holder

Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions. The author has full control over the work (e.g. retains 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 is 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 Religious Inquiries has achieved an International degree in 2020.