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Call for book proposals on New Religious Movements

De Gruyter Open, part of De Gruyter publishing group, invites book proposals for the new Open Access book series on New Religious Movements.

The series welcomes written or edited monographs and anthologies on New Religious Movements (NRMs) and alternative spiritualities – both empirical and theoretical with interdisciplinary approaches. Of particular interest are those that combine perspectives and methods drawn from all social sciences and humanities on the present, historical and newly emerging NRMs, as well as research methods, issues and problems, and new directions in study of NRMs. More information about the series can be found at

Our Open Access Books are available through De Gruyter’s publishing platform, libraries, full text repositories and distributors such as Amazon. Each title is also offered as a print version.

Authors interested in submitting their proposals for series are asked to fill in the New Book Proposal Form (which can be found at and send it to the series editor Dr. Rasa Pranskeviciute at, together with a sample from the book (introduction, chapter or subchapter). Authors of ready manuscripts are welcome to attach the whole text of the book.

The proposed book should be written in English and must not have been published before in any language.

Authors interested in publishing their books without publication fees are asked to submit the book proposals by September 30, 2015.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to any interested colleagues or associates.