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The Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, and multidisciplinary journal publishing empirical, theoretical, and review articles about plain Anabaptist groups, including the Amish, Apostolic Christian, Brethren, Bruderhof, Hutterite, Russian Mennonite, Swiss Mennonite, and related movements.

JAPAS is multidisciplinary and promotes research from the social sciences, humanities, and applied areas. In addition to academic publications, JAPAS welcomes manuscripts from plain Anabaptist adherents. All submissions are peer reviewed by external reviewers or editorial board members.


All manuscripts may be submitted through the JAPAS submission system at

Questions may be sent to the editor by email (

If web access is not convenient, submissions may also be made by postal mail to:

Journal of Amish & Plain Anabaptist Studies
7010 State Route 241
Millersburg, OH 44654

Prior to submitting your publication, please refer to our Author Guidelines.

We look forward to receiving your manuscript.

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Photographers are invited to submit personal work capturing the plain people's material culture. We feature images on the front cover of JAPAS and on our website. To have your work considered, first send an inquiry to the editor. Accepted work will be credited and include a brief description. Artists retain the rights to their work.


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