Journal of Moravian History

The official journal of the Moravian Archives and the Moravian Historical Society.

The Journal of Moravian History (JMH) is a peer-reviewed English language journal which publishes scholarly articles and reviews publications in all areas of the history of the Unitas Fratrum (Moravian Church, Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine). JMH also publishes research notes and original primary source materials relating to the Unitas Fratrum.

The Journal of Moravian History (ISSN 1933-6632) is published in two issues per year by Pennsylvania State University Press on behalf of the Moravian Archives, Northern Province, in Bethlehem and the Moravian Historical Society in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. For information about subscriptions, click here.

The Journal of Moravian History is the continuation of the Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society.

This periodical is indexed in the following databases:

  • Historical Abstracts (ABC-Clio Bibliographical Services, Santa Barbara, CA)
  • ATLA Religion Database®, a product of the American Theological Library Association, 300 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606, USA. email:, www:
  • Scopus, published by Elsevier

Back issues of JMH and of the Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society are available on JSTOR and Project Muse. Hard copies of JMH can be ordered from the online store of the Moravian Archives.

Editorial Board

Paul M. Peucker, Editor Moravian Archives, Bethlehem Craig D. Atwood Moravian Theological Seminary Jared Burkholder Grace College Kate Carté Southern Methodist University Katherine M. Faull Bucknell University Scott Paul Gordon Lehigh University Jindrich Halama Charles University, Prague Felicity Jensz Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Heikki E. Lempa, Book Review Editor Moravian College Christina Petterson Australian National University […]

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List of articles and book reviews organized by volume and issue. Current issue: JMH 18/1, Spring 2018 Essays C. Daniel Crews, “Luke of Prague: Theologian of the Unity” David A. Schattschneider, “The Roots of the Contemporary Moravian Church in North America” Peter Vogt, “How Moravian Are the Moravians? The Paradox of Moravian Identity” Research note Paul Peucker, […]

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Submission Guidelines

The editors invite submissions of original articles in all areas of the history of the Unitas Fratrum (Moravian Church). We also welcome (translations of) primary source materials, research notes, as well as book reviews. All articles deemed appropriate for JMH are sent out anonymously for peer review by scholars who are experts in the author’s […]

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Subscriptions to JMH are handled through Johns Hopkins University Press. All questions regarding subscriptions, renewals, delivery, etc. must be addressed to Johns Hopkins University Press. Click here, or call at 1-800-548-1784. Individual issues can be purchased from the Moravian Archives. You can order from our webshop or by calling us.

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