The Bruce Mansfield Prize is named for the founding Editor of the Journal of Religious History Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield (dec’d) and is awarded for the best article published each year in the Journal of Religious History.

Tinne Claes and Yulyia Hilevych “Aiding Marital Childlessness: Christian Religious Responses to Husband and Donor Insemination in Belgium and Britain, 1940–1980” Journal of Religious History 46:3 (2022): 503-525

Makoto Harris TAKAO, “Tokugawa Confucian Sermons as Popular Emotional Education: The Moral and Pedagogical Philosophy of Hosoi Heishū”, Journal of Religious History 45:1 (2021): 50-67.

Lisa Beaven, ‘The Early Modern Sensorium: The Rosary in Seventeenth-Century Rome’, Journal of Religious History 44:4 (2020): 443-464.

Lisa Kaaren Bailey, Handmaids of God: Images of Service in the Lives of Merovingian Female SaintsJournal of Religious History 43:3 (2019): 359-379.

Suzanne K. Kaufman, ‘Les Miraculées de Lourdes: Sacred Celebrities in the Age of Mass Spectacle’ Journal of Religious History, 42:4 (2018): 517-544.

Dominic Erdozain Jesus and Augustine: The God of Terror and the Origins of European Doubt’, Journal of Religious History, 41:4 (2017): 476-504.

Erc Dursteler, ‘Fearing the ‘Turk’ and Feeling the Spirit: Emotion and Conversion in the Early Modern Mediterranean‘, Journal of Religious History 39.4 (2015): 484-505.

Alexander Coello de la Rosa, ‘Lights and Shadows: The Inquisitorial Process Against the Jesuit Congregation of Nuestra Señora de la Luz on the Mariana Islands (1758-1776)‘, JRH 37:2 (2013): 206-27.

Adam Laats, ‘Our Schools, Our Country: American Evangelicals, Public Schools, and the Supreme Court Decisions of 1962 and 1963′, Journal of Religious History 36:3 (2012): 319-34.

Meredith Lake, ‘Provincialising God: Anglicanism, Place and the Colonisation of Australian Land’, Journal of Religious History 35:1 (2011): 72–90.

Nancy van Deusen, ‘Reading the Body: Mystical Theology and Spiritual Actualisation in Early Seventeenth-Century Lima‘, Journal of Religious History 33:1 (2009): 1-27.

Paul Hedges, ‘Post-Colonialism, Orientalism, and Understanding: Religious Studies and the Christian Missionary Imperative‘, Journal of Religious History 32:1 (2008): 55–75.

David Gray, ‘Mandala of the Self: Embodiment, Practice, and Identity Construction in the Cakrasamvara Tradition‘, Journal of Religious History 30:3 (2006): 294–310.

Peter Harrison, ‘Fill the Earth and Subdue it’: Biblical Warrants for Colonization in Seventeenth Century England‘, Journal of Religious History 29:1 (2005): 3–24.

Alison Clarke, ‘Days of Heaven on Earth’: Presbyterian Communion Seasons in Nineteenth-Century Otago‘, Journal of Religious History26:3 (2002): 274–97.

Peggy Brock, ‘Mission Encounters in the Colonial World: British Columbia and South-West Australia’, Journal of Religious History 24:2 (2000): 159–79.

Paul Landau, ‘Religion’ and Christian Conversion in African History: A New Model‘, JRH 23:1 (1999): 8–30.

Michael J. Turner, ‘For God and America: The Religious and Moral Premises of Edward Bellamy’s Socialism‘, Journal of Religious History 20:2 (1996): 185–209.

Patricia T. Rooke, ‘Ordinary Events of Nature and Providence’: Reconstructing Female Missionary Experience in the British West Indies, 1800/45‘, Journal of Religious History 19:2 (1995): 204–26.

Charles Parker, ‘Public Church and Household of Faith: Competing Visions of the Church in post-Reformation Delft, 1572–1617‘, Journal of Religious History 17:4 (1993): 204–26