This is the source code for the website of the Journal of Southern Religion, a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal devoted to the study of religion in the American South.
This site is generated by Jekyll and various other libraries.
master branch contains the development version. See tags and other
branches as necessary.
You will need the version of Ruby specified in the
You will then have to install the necessary gems by running
bundle install. You can then use
rake preview or
rake pow (if you
have Pow installed) to generate and preview the site.
Here is a more verbose guide to installing the necessary Ruby and gems if you're on a Mac. If you're on Linux, you don't need help; if you're on Windows, you're on your own.
First install Homebrew. (Install some software to install other software to install other software to install other software.)
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Now install rbenv and ruby-build. (Install some software to install other software to install other software.)
brew update brew install rbenv ruby-build echo 'eval "$(rbenv init -)"' >> ~/.bash_profile
Open a new terminal tab. Navigate to the folder with the JSR.
Install Ruby 2.1.4. (Install some software to install other software.)
rbenv install 2.1.4 rbenv rehash
Make sure you have the right Ruby.
ruby --version which ruby
Now install the software we actually want.
gem install bundler rbenv rehash bundle install rbenv rehash
Now run the site.
bundle exec rake preview
The markup and code for this site is copyrighted by Lincoln Mullen, and
licensed under the terms of the MIT License. You are free to use the
markup for whatever purpose you wish. In general, this includes all
files outside of the
_posts/, and other content
directories. See the file
LICENSE-code.txt for the full license.
The content for this site is copyrighted by the Journal of Southern
Religion, and licensed CC-BY. The content files include but are not
limited to those in the
The site includes other libraries, which are available under their respective licenses.
Web Editor, Journal of Southern Religion