What is the ASSR?


A scholarly organization consisting of multidisciplinary academics and independent researchers seeking to understand, illuminate, and impart knowledge to others regarding religion as a spiritual, personal, social, cultural, and doctrinal phenomenon.

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2020 Forwood Award Recipient Recognized

The ASSR is pleased to announce that the 2020 recipient of the annual Frank P. Forwood Award for Excellence in Presented Research is Professor Darren J. N. Middleton of Texas Christian University.

His paper, presented at the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies Annual Meeting (SWCRS) of which ASSR is a constituent society, is entitled, "Five Works of Art for Five Key Moments in Rastafari History."

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