Journal of Contemplative Studies

Advancing contemplative knowledge and practice

The Journal of Contemplative Studies is Open for Submissions

The Journal of Contemplative Studies (JCS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia. The journal publishes original research and scholarship on topics related to contemplative practices with a focus on humanistic studies and transdisciplinary scholarship with a humanistic core.

Call for Book Reviews

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We invite reviews of books in Contemplative Studies. Rigorous and insightful reviews are integral to JCS’s mission to inform and…

Special Issues

JCS invites Special Issues that are thematically focused and curated by guest editors.

Contemplative Forum

The Contemplative Forum facilitates connections and exchanges among a global community of scholars, practitioners, and educators. Each month, a curated digest is sent to subscribers. We invite you to subscribe, share, and engage with the Contemplative Studies community.