The American Society of Church History is a community of scholars, dedicated to studying the history of Christianity in relation to broader culture, across all time periods, locations, and cultural contexts.
Who Should Join the ASCH?
Our members represent every facet of scholarship. We welcome practitioners of all backgrounds, whether you are a professional academic, graduate student, seminarian, clergyperson, primary or secondary school teacher, or an independent scholar.
The ASCH seeks to foster a diverse and inventive community by hosting conferences, publishing Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture, maintaining an active digital community, and sponsoring awards for excellence in scholarship.
Church History Journal
Since 1932, ASCH has published Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. A quarterly peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles and book reviews, Church History covers all areas of the history of Christianity and its cultural contexts in all places and times.
Grants & Awards
The ASCH honors outstanding scholarship in the history of Christianity through five prestigious prizes. All nominations are due by March 1st.