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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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2024 Forwood Award Recipient Recognized

The ASSR is pleased to announce that the 2024 recipient of the annual Frank P. Forwood Award for Excellence in Presented Research is Patrick Scott Smith, an Independent Scholar from Republic, Missouri.

His paper, presented at the 2024 ASSR Annual Meeting, is entitled, "Caesarea, Paul’s Journeys, and Mediterranean Trade Patterns" and will be available for viewing soon when the 2024 Annual Proceedings are published on this site.

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