ASCH 2024: Hindsight

January 4-7, 2024
San Francisco, CA

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.

2022 ASCH Book Prizes

The ASCH has recently announced four new winners of its most prestigious prizes: the Philip Schaff Prize, the Albert C. Outler Prize, and Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize.

Books of the Month

Our monthly lists of featured books in the history of Christianity.

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.


ASCH Meetings

The ASCH hosts an annual meeting every January, where its members have the opportunity to present research and network with fellow scholars.

Become A Member Today

Membership in the ASCH has many benefits, including a subscription to Church History and substantially reduced rates on conference registration. Join or renew your membership today.