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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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2023 Forwood Award Recipient Recognized

The ASSR is pleased to announce that the 2023 recipient of the annual Frank P. Forwood Award for Excellence in Presented Research is Todd Jay Leonard of Fukouka University of Education (Japan)

His paper, presented at the 2023 ASSR Annual Meeting, is entitled, The Oberammergau Passion Play: An Historical Review and Comparative Study of the 2000, 2010, and 2020 [2022] Performances" and will be available for viewing soon when the 2023 Annual Proceedings are published on this site.

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