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Journal for the Study of Spirituality

Journal for the Study of Spirituality (JSS) 

A peer-reviewed, international and inter-disciplinary journal, published in association with Routledge, Taylor and Francis. 

There are two issues of JSS each year, published in print form in May and November. (Production and mailing of print copies is now entirely plastic-free.)

Print ISSN: 2044-0243; Online ISSN: 2044-0251.

To celebrate the 2023 INSS conference (16-18 May), the journal's publishers, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, are providing free access to the following articles for a limited period (ending in August 2023). Click the links below to sample some of what the journal has to offer.... 

Ronita Mahilall & Leslie Swartz (2021) Spiritual care training needs in hospice palliative care settings in South Africa: Chorused national, provincial and local voices, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 11:2, 102-116, DOI:  10.1080/20440243.2021.1922257 

Fiona Gardner (2020) Adding critical reflection to spiritual care: Complementing current pastoral care training, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 10:2, 127-139, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2020.1812885

Oliver C. Robinson (2020) A dialectical approach to understanding the relationship between science and spirituality: The MODI model, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 10:1, 15-28, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2020.1726045

Larkin Elderon Kao, John R. Peteet & Christopher C. H. Cook (2020) Spirituality and mental health, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 10:1, 42-54, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2020.1726048

Simon Peng-Keller (2019) Genealogies of spirituality: An historical analysis of a travelling term, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 9:2, 86-98, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2019.1658261

Graham Harvey (2016) If ‘Spiritual But Not Religious’ People Are Not Religious What Difference Do They Make?, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 6:2, 128-141, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2016.1235164

John Swinton (2014) Spirituality-in-Healthcare, Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 4:2, 162-173, DOI: 10.1179/2044024314Z.00000000030

The publishers will also be providing a free print copy of the Tenth Anniversary issue of the journal (JSS 10.1.) for all INSS 2023 conference delegates.

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