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Religions Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Peter Iver Kaufman
Jepson School, University of Richmond, Room 232, Jepson Hall, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173, USA
Tel. +1 804 2898003; Fax: +1 804 2876062
Interests: christian traditions: late antique, medieval and early modern European spirituality, politics and drama

Managing Editor
Mr. Jeremiah R. Zhang
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170

Editorial Assistant
Mr. Mattias Treu
University of Richmond, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173, USA

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Dr. Antony William Alumkal
Iliff School of Theology, 2201 S. University Blvd., Denver, CO 80210, USA
Tel. (303) 765-3131; Fax: (303) 777-0164
Interests: sociology of religion; race and religion; American evangelicalism

Dr. Stef Aupers
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. +31-10-4082387/2085; Fax: +31-10-4089098
Interests: modernity; new age; post-Christian spirituality; \'re-enchantment of the world\'; internet culture; conspiracy culture; popular culture; online gaming

Prof. Dr. John P. Bartkowski
Department of Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249-0655, USA
Tel. +1 210 4586007; Fax: +1 210 4584619
Interests: religion; family; gender; youth; social welfare

Prof. Dr. Klaus Baumann
Caritaswissenschaft und Christliche Sozialarbeit, Theologische Fakultät, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Platz der Universität 3, D-79098 Freiburg, Germany
Tel. +49 761 203 2110 (secretariat), -2111 (direct); Fax: +49 761 203 2119
Interests: interdisciplinary dialogue between theology and human sciences, esp. psychology, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis; interdisciplinary anthropology and ethics; religions and their social welfare as well as (social) ethics; theology, history, and spirituality of Caritas; Caritas and christian social work in its ecclesiological, civil and international contexts
Contribution: Special Issue: Religions and Psychotherapies

Prof. Dr. J. A. Belzen
University of Amsterdam, Oude Turfmarkt 147, NL-1012 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 20 525 2008/2010
Interests: psychology of religion; mysticism; cultural psychology; psychobiography; psychopathology of religion

Dr. John Berthrong
School of Theology, Boston University, One Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Tel. +1 617 353 6136; Fax: +1 617 353 3061
Interests: interfaith dialogue, multiple religious participation, Chinese and East Asian religion and philosophy, comparative theology and philosophy
Contribution: Special Issue: European Perspectives on the New Comparative Theology

Prof. Dr. Arndt Büssing
Institute for Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Tel. +49 2330623246; Fax: +49 2330623358
Interests: mind-body medicine approaches; spirituality and health; quality of life; coping; questionnaire development; intergrative medicine; clinical studies; health service research
Contribution: Special Issue: Spirituality and Health
Special Issue: Measures of Spirituality/Religiosity
Special Issue: Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Clinical Practice

Prof. Dr. Francisca Cho
Theology Department, Georgetown University, PO Box 571135, 120 New North, Washington, DC 20057-1135, USA
Tel. +1 202 6876110; Fax: +1 202 6878000
Interests: Buddhism; science; aesthetics; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind

Prof. Dr. Roberto Cipriani
Department of Education Sciences, Roma Tre University, via del Castro Pretorio 20, 00185 Rome, Italy
Tel. +39 06 57339110; Fax: +39 06 57339102
Interests: sociology of religion; popular religiosity; religious symbols; qualitative analysis of religion

Prof. Dr. Francis X. Clooney
Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Tel. +1 617 384 9396
Interests: classical hinduism in the sanskrit and tamil traditions; comparative christian-hindu theology; christian missionary encounters with asia religions
Contribution: Special Issue: European Perspectives on the New Comparative Theology

Prof. Dr. David C. Dollahite
Brigham Young University, 2054 Joseph F. Smith Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
Tel. +1 801 4224179; Fax: +1 801 4220229
Interests: family; marriage; youth spiritual development; qualitative research; latter-day saint (Mormon) families; fathering

Dr. Todd Green
Department of Religion, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101, USA
Tel. +1 563 387 1791
Contribution: Special Issue: Islam, Immigration, and Identity

Dr. Malachi Hacohen
Duke University, History Department, 222 Carr Building, Campus Box 90719 Durham, NC 27708, USA
Tel. +1 919 382 9202; Fax: +1 919 382 9269
Interests: european intellectual history; Jewish studies
Contribution: Special Issue: Between Religion and Ethnicity: Twentieth-Century Jewish Émigrés and the Shaping of Postwar Culture

Prof. Dr. John P. Hoffmann
Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University, 2039 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602, USA
Tel. +1 801 4229298; Fax: +1 801 4220625
Interests: social and political attitudes; mormon studies; crime and delinquency; gender and religion

Dr. Christine A. James
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698-0050, USA
Tel. +1 229 2597609; Fax: +1 229 2595011
Interests: religion and science; religion and health; religion and politics; religion and pedagogy; medical ethics; aesthetics; philosophy of science; public policy; public administration

Dr. Ted G. Jelen
Department of Political Science, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-5029, USA
Tel. +1 702 8953355; Fax: +1 702 8951065
Interests: abortion; church-state; religion and political behavior; market theories of religion; feminism

Prof. Dr. Chang-Ho C. Ji
Professor of Psychology and Public Policy, School of Education and Department of History and Politics, La Sierra University, 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92515, USA
Tel. +1 951 7852269; Fax: +1 951 7852205
Interests: psychology and sociology of religion; religion and politics; Christianity; Islam

Dr. Nicholaos J. Jones
Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 332B Morton Hall, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
Tel. +1 256 8242338; Fax: +1 256 8242387
Interests: philosophy of science; Asian philosophy; science and religion; philosophy of religion

Dr. Kent R. Kerley
Department of Justice Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1201 University Blvd., Suite 210, Birmingham, AL 35294-4562, USA
Tel. +1 205 9348548; Fax: +1 205 9342067
Interests: religion and crime; religion in the prison context; faith-based programs; evangelical protestantism
Contribution: Special Issue: Current Studies in the Sociology of Religion

Dr. Ruqayya Yasmine Khan
Department of Religion, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
Tel. 210 999.8428; Fax: 210 999-7843
Interests: islamic studies; muslims in Europe; Qur\'anic studies; women in islam; Arabic literature
Contribution: Special Issue: Islam in America: Zeroing in on the Park51 Controversy

Dr. Rebecca Y. Kim
Social Science Division, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263, USA
Tel. +1 310 5067481; Fax: +1 310 5067251
Interests: immigration; religion; ethnicity; the second generation; global Christianity

Prof. Dr. Neal Krause
Department of Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, USA
Tel. +1 734 7635583; Fax: +1 734 7637379
Interests: religion and health; social relationships in religious institutions; race differences in religious involvement

Prof. Dr. Simon S.M. Kwan
Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Tel. 852-2609-6709; Fax: <sup>1</sup> 852-2603-5224 <sup>2</sup> 852-3017-4078
Interests: Asia theologies; contextual theologies; Christian counseling; practical theologies

Dr. Kevin L. Ladd
Department of Psychology, Indiana University South Bend, Wiekamp Hall 2159, 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, Indiana 46634-7111, USA
Tel. (574) 520-5505; Fax: (574) 520-4538
Interests: psychology; cognition; motivation; emotion; prayer; body; stereotype; prejudice; belief system; theory; experimental methods; statistics; children\'s beliefs

Prof. Dr. Jeff Levin
University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97236, Waco, TX 76798, USA
Tel. +1 254 7107555; Fax: +1 254 7101428
Interests: epidemiology; gerontology; public health; Judaism

Prof. Dr. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp
John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1066, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Tel. +1 314 935 9345; Fax: +1 314 935 5755
Interests: American Religious History; African American religions
Contribution: Special Issue: Women and Religious Authority

Prof. Dr. Wilfred McSherry
Centre for Practice and Service Improvement, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University, Room BL 155B, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1785 353630; Fax: +44 (0)1785 353673
Interests: spirituality; spiritual health care; spiritual assessment

Dr. Julie Mell
North Carolina State University, History Department, Campus Box 8108 Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: Jewish studies; medieval european history
Contribution: Special Issue: Between Religion and Ethnicity: Twentieth-Century Jewish Émigrés and the Shaping of Postwar Culture

Dr. Moojan Momen
Sandy Health Centre, Northcroft, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1JQ, UK
Tel. +44 1767 627 626
Interests: Shi`i Islam; The Baha\'i Faith; history of religion; sociology of religion

Prof. Dr. Antonio Muñoz García
Dpto. Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación, Universidad de Granada, Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación, Campus Universitario de Cartuja, 18071 Granada, Spain
Tel. +34 958 246349
Interests: psychology of religion; values; personality

Prof. Dr. Laura R. Olson
Department of Political Science, Clemson University, 232 Brackett Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-1354, USA
Tel. +1 (864) 6561457; Fax: +1 (864) 6560690
Interests: Religion and politics in the contemporary United States

Dr. Jill Peterfeso
Department of Religious Studies, Guilford College, 5800 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
Tel. +336 316 2946
Interests: religion in America; American cultural history; catholicism in America; mormonism; women's studies of religion; religion and the body; performance studies
Contribution: Special Issue: Women and Religious Authority

Prof. Dr. Christina M. Puchalski
Director, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Professor, Dept. of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, School of Medicine, Professor, Health Leadership and Management, George Washington University, School of Public Health, 2030 M Street NW Suite 4014 Washington DC, 20036, USA
Tel. +1 202 994 6220; Fax: +1 202 9946413
Interests: humanities; spirituality; arts and music; medicine and health care; meditation; traveling

Dr. Uzi Rebhun
Division of Jewish Demography & Statistics, The A. Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
Tel. 02-588-1001; Fax: 02-588-1243
Interests: Jews; religio-ethnic identity; inter-faith marriage; diasporism; migration; United States; Israel

Prof. Dr. Victor Roudometof
Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Post Office Box 20537, Kallipoleos 75, Nicosia, CY-1678, Cyprus
Tel. +357 225 181 55
Interests: globalization, culture, glocalization, transnationalism
Contribution: Special Issue: Glocal Religions

Dr. W. George Scarlett
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development, Tufts University, 105 College Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Tel. +1 617 6272248; Fax: +1 617 6273503
Interests: faith development, spiritual development,spiritual exemplars, moral and religious-spiritual development, and problematic spirituality
Contribution: Special Issue: Spiritual Exemplars

Prof. Anat Scolnicov
Department of Law, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR, UK
Tel. +44 01962 827294
Interests: constitutional law; international law; law and religion; gender and law; human rights

Prof. Dr. John Taylor
Department of Sociology and the Center for Demography & Population Health, 526 Bellamy Building, 113 Collegiate Loop, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2270, USA
Tel. 850 644-7109; Fax: 850 644-6208
Interests: social stress; mental health; race/ethnicity; social psychology

Dr. Tobias Winright
Department of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 3800 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108-3414, USA
Tel. +1 314 977 6661
Interests: Christian Ethics, Moral Theology, Political Theology, Ecological Theology, Religion and Violence/Nonviolence, Christian Bioethics, Healthcare Ethics

Prof. Dr. Hans Zollner
Istituto di Psicologia, Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Piazza della Pilotta, 4, I - 00187 Roma, Italy
Tel. +39 6 6701 5307; Fax: +39 6 6701 5326
Interests: psychology of religion; cultural psychology; psychology, spirituality, and psychotherapy; interdisciplinary topics around philosophy, sociology, psychology and theology

Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Zwingmann
The Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe, Immanuel-Kant-Str. 18-20, D-44803 Bochum, Germany
Tel. +49 2241 8668717; Fax: +49 2118 87973144
Interests: psychology of religion; religion and health; assessment of spirituality/religiosity; health services research; rehabilitation research
Contribution: Special Issue: Measures of Spirituality/Religiosity

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