Welcome to the first scholarly journal devoted to the study of religion in the American South. The Journal of Southern Religion is a fully peer-reviewed academic journal reflecting the best traditions of objective and critical scholarship. It is an open-access publication, published free of cost in its entirety on the Internet.

The Journal of Southern Religion is sponsored by the Association for the Study of Southern Religion and receives collaborative support from Mercer University, Gonzaga University, Eastern Kentucky University, and the Florida State University.