Journal Of Druze Studies (JDS)

The Journal of Druze Studies (JDS) is a refereed interdisciplinary occasional journal. The objective of the journal is to publish articles of diverse orientations and perspectives on the Druzes and Druze-related subjects. It serves as a forum dedicated to promoting discourse and critical reflection. We also welcome articles of a comparative nature that deal with other religious communities, or shed light on monotheism, unitarianism, and tawhid. unitarianism, and tawhid.
Journal Vol. 1
The first two issues of The Journal were published under the auspices of the Department of Religious Studies, San Diego State University (SDSU) and the Center for Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  The Journal was discontinued in 2002 and the articles published in the two issues will be available here once uploaded individually. 

Arguments and opinions appearing in The Journal of Druze Studies are solely those of the authors and do not imply endorsement by the editors. Article manuscripts and editorial correspondence should be sent to the Institute's e-mail address.


Manuscripts for inclusion in future issues of this new online version of the JDS should be submitted electronically, typewritten, double-spaced. Notes should be typed as footnotes, at the bottom of pages, and should be consistent with the latest edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. Tables, graphs, figures, etc. should also be  submitted electronically.

Except for the hamza and 'ayn, diacritical marks should be excluded. Manuscripts should include an abstract of 100-150 words. Once manuscripts are recommended for publication, the author is required to submit a revised copy of the paper in an e-mail attachment.

ISSN 1533-7138