About the Journal

The Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies is designed to promote the academic study of religion at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The journal is affiliated with the Religious Studies Program at Utah State University. Our academic review board includes professionals from universities throughout the United States specializing in the religions of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Mormonism, as well as specialists in the fields of Psychology, Anthropology, and Sociology of Religion.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Number 1 (2016) Fall 2016

Full Issue



Rock as Religion
Jonathan D. Cohen


Bahuchara Mata
Kunal Kanodia

Book Review


Book Reviews
Tucker Adkins, William Brown, Brady Kal Cox, Megan Leverage, Philippa Juliet Meek, and Paul Stein