The Bruce Mansfield Prize is named for the founding Editor of the Journal of Religious History Emeritus Professor Bruce Mansfield (1926–2017) and is awarded for the best article published each year in the journal.

Jens Carlesson Magalhães and Fredrik Jansson
The Baptism of an Indian Juggler: Event and Narrative in the Swedish Press, 1827–1852‘, c 47:2 (2023), 318–339.

Tinne Claes and Yulyia Hilevych
Aiding Marital Childlessness: Christian Religious Responses to Husband and Donor Insemination in Belgium and Britain, 1940–1980′, JRH 46:3 (2022) 503–525.

Makoto Harris Takao
‘Tokugawa Confucian Sermons as Popular Emotional Education: The Moral and Pedagogical Philosophy of Hosoi Heishū’, JRH 45:1 (2021): 50–67.

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

Lisa Kaaren Bailey
 ‘Handmaids of God: Images of Service in the Lives of Merovingian Female Saints’, JRH 43:3 (2019): 359-379.

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

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

Erc Dursteler
Fearing the “Turk” and Feeling the Spirit: Emotion and Conversion in the Early Modern Mediterranean‘, JRH 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’, JRH 36:3 (2012): 319–34.

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

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

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

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

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

Alison Clarke
Days of Heaven on Earth: Presbyterian Communion Seasons in Nineteenth-Century Otago‘, JRH 26:3 (2002): 274–97.

Peggy Brock
Mission Encounters in the Colonial World: British Columbia and South-West Australia’, JRH 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‘, JRH 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‘, JRH 19:2 (1995): 204–26.

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