The Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion is administered by Jonathan Kvanvig. Jonathan Kvanvig is Professor of Philosophy at Washington University-St. Louis and editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.
There will be no Philosophy of Religion Prize for 2017. The competition will take place again in 2018 under the guidelines below.
Current Competition Details
The Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion is a biennial essay competition open to scholars who are within fifteen (15) years of receiving a Ph.D. or students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program. Independent scholars may also be eligible, and should direct inquiries to Jonathan Kvanvig, editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award for the prizewinning essay is $10,000. Winning essays will be published in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.
Submitted essays must present original research in philosophy of religion. Essays should be between 7,500 and 15,000 words. Since winning essays will appear in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion submissions must not be under review elsewhere. To be for this year’s prize, submissions must be received, electronically, by August 31st, 2018. Refereeing will be blind; authors should omit remarks and references that might disclose their identities. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail. The winner will be determined by a committee of members of the Editorial Board of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion and will be announced by late-October.
Inquiries should be directed to Jonathan Kvanvig at email@example.com.