Science on Religion

Exploring the nexus of culture, mind & religion

Membership is operated by the Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion, which is a membership organization. You can become a member today at the Institute's home page.

Membership Benefits

  • Members of the Institute receive a year's subscription to IBCSR's journal, Religion, Brain & Behavior, published by Taylor & Francis. The premier peer-reviewed journal for research in the biocultural study of religion, Religion, Brain & Behavior will offer cutting-edge research and commentary on evolution, neuroscience, cultural studies, medicine, and religion. Membership is for one calendar year and the first issue is published in the first quarter of 2011. Those who join the Institute before November 30 will receive all issues for the year in which they become a member.
  • The general public can register to receive the IBCSR Research Review, an invaluable resource summarizing each month’s most relevant publications for research in the biocultural study of religion. To register, use the signup box on the right side of the Institute's home page.
  • Institute members have privileged access to a powerful, searchable database of all relevant journal articles and books ever published in the bio-cultural study of religion and in spirituality, medicine, and health research—including all publications collected in the IBCSR Research Review. Access to this extrordinary resource is highly valuable for researchers, students, and journalists.
  • Members have the opportunity to submit calendar items to the editor for posting on the site, thus gaining exposure for their research and receiving a public forum for the discussion of ideas. Members are also encouraged to submit book reviews, news articles, and web links directly to the editor.
  • Members have their own profile page at, where they can update information and network with other people working, studying, teaching, and interested in the scientific study of religion.
  • Members optionally receive occasional electronic mailings and newletters containing news about the Institute and about the scientific study of religion.

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0 #1 John Grindler Katona 2013-07-24 14:28
I would like to receive via email your publications about current research related to spiritual care and healthcare.


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