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British Journal of Religious Education

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 17407931, 01416200
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1978-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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The British Journal of Religious Education (BJRE) is an international peer-reviewed journal which has a pedigree stretching back to 1934 when it began life as Religion in Education. In 1961 the title was changed to Learning for Living, and the present title was adopted in 1978. It is the leading journal in Britain for the dissemination of international research in religion and education and for the scholarly discussion of issues concerning religion and education internationally. The British Journal of Religious Education promotes research which contributes to our understanding of the relationship between religion and education in all phases of formal and non-formal educational settings. BJRE publishes articles which are national, international and transnational in scope from researchers working in any discipline whose work informs debate in religious education. Topics might include religious education policy curriculum and pedagogy, research on religion and young people, or the influence of religion(s) and non-religious worldviews upon the educational process as a whole.

British Journal of Religious Education

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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British Journal of Religious Education

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 0.897
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.579
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.595
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.775
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.575
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.341
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.767
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.610
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.725
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.368
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.371
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.371
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.750
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.912
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.387
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.226
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.161
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.241
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.318
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Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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British Journal of Religious Education


The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


British Journal of Religious Education

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.