Routledge International Handbook of Sociology and Christianity

The aim of the Routledge International Handbook Series is to provide scholars and advanced students with comprehensive and authoritative, state-of-the-art reviews of current research in a particular area. The aim of the International Handbook of Sociology and Christianity is to set the research agenda for the next five to seven years, to redefine existing areas within the context of international multi-disciplinary research, to highlight emerging areas, and to provide upper undergraduate and graduate students with ideas and encouragement for future research activity.


  1. Consider and outline the historical and intellectual development of your topic.

  2. Discuss the major claims and developments of your topic, outlining the work of key contributors.

  3. Discuss the principal contributions made within your topic.

  4. Outline the main criticisms.

  5. Consider why this topic is important, and what future developments one might anticipate.

  6. Footnotes should be avoided, and references follow the Harvard bibliographical system.

  7. Chapters can vary from 3,000-6,000 words in length, including a maximum of 100 references.


DECEMBER 31, 2020 For proposals

MARCH 31, 2021 For Chapter Titles and Abstracts

DECEMBER 31, 2021 For full Chapter manuscripts


Dennis Hiebert, Editor

Professor of Sociology, Providence University College Manitoba, Canada