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  • Jewish Studies in the Nordic Countries Today 

    Illman, Ruth (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
    This volume presents articles by Nordic scholars working with Jewish subjects in their research. It deals with current approaches, findings and challenges within the research field from a variety of theoretical, methodological ...
  • Religion and Food 

    Illman, Ruth (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2015)
    The relationship between food and religion is a lived activity formed by the dynamics of both tradition and adaption. Religious commitments to food are influenced by several different factors, ranging from personal ...
  • Digital Religion 

    Illman, Ruth; Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2013)
    The current volume of Scripta focuses on the contemporary interface between religion and new internet technologies under the heading Digital Religion. The aim of the volume is to explore the complex relationship between ...
  • Post-secular Religious Practices 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2012)
    The theme of the current volume of Scripta is the emerging field of research connected to Post-secular religious practices. Special attention is given to the trend of combining a renewed openness to questions of the spirit ...
  • Religion and the Body 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2011)
    During recent years, the body has become a central focus of religious studies. The understanding of religion as a solely intellectual practice of beliefs, norms and convictions is giving way to a broader understanding of ...
  • Pilgrimages Today 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2010)
    Pilgrimages can tentatively be described as journeys undertaken by individuals or groups to a place, which for the persons involved in the journey is of great importance; either for religious or spiritual reasons or for ...
  • Postmodern Spirituality 

    Ahlbäck, Tore; (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2009)
    Postmodern Spirituality is an umbrella term that covers a broad number of beliefs and approaches that fall under a common, though rather fuzzy, category. Within this category, one finds a wide variety of spiritual practices ...
  • Western Esotericism 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2008)
    The concept of Western Esotericism includes a multiplicity of traditions and lines of thought included in Western culture, from antiquity and the renaissance up to modern times. It is often used to refer to different forms ...
  • Exercising Power: The Role of Religions in Concord and Conflict 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2006)
    The current volume is based on papers presented at the conference by the same name, arranged by the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion (SUS) together with the European Association for the Study of Religion (EASR) ...
  • Ritualistics 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2003)
    The problem of ritual has been a central topic of religious studies since the earliest days of the research tradition. Rituals offer material for interesting paths of inquiry related to both historical and contemporary ...
  • Approaching Religion vol 2 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1999)
    The current volume is based on the symposium “Methodology of the Study of Religions” arranged by the Donner Institute in 1997 as a Regional Symposium for the International Association for the Study of Religions (IAHR). The ...
  • Approaching Religion vol 1 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1999)
    The current volume is based on the symposium “Methodology of the Study of Religions” arranged by the Donner Institute in 1997 as a Regional Symposium for the International Association for the Study of Religions (IAHR). The ...
  • Dance, Music, Art, and Religion 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1996)
    By tradition, the study of religion has predominantly been concerned with intellectual aspects of faith and believing, focusing on texts, systematised creeds and articulated truth claims. Aesthetic dimensions of religions ...
  • The Problem of Ritual 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1993)
    Religious rites play a key role in most religions and spiritual traditions of the world. For researchers of religion they offer an especially prolific source of knowledge and data due to their empirical character – most ...
  • Religious Ecstasy 

    Holm, Nils G. (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1982)
    The phenomenon of religious ecstasy was has been the focus of scholarly investigations and debate for centuries. The term implies an alteration of a person’s mental activity with attendant consequences for his interpretation ...
  • Religious Symbols and their Functions 

    Biezais, Haralds (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1979)
    Religious symbols play a significant role in the lives of individual human beings as well as in the lives of religious groups. Within the research on religion, symbols have traditionally been an object of interest for ...
  • The Saami Shaman Drum 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1991)
    The current volume is based on articles presented at a symposium by the same name, arranged by the Donner Institute in 1984. The aim of the symposium was to gather a limited number of experts from different academic ...
  • Old Norse and Finnish Religions and Cultic Place-Names 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1990)
    In September 1986 the Nordic Cooperation Committee for Humanistic Research presented a report on the research into Norse religion within the Nordic region. The report pointed out the need for intensified research efforts ...
  • Saami Religion 

    Ahlbäck, Tore (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1987)
    The aim of the current volume is to present recent advances in the research on Saami culture and religion. Thus, these articles strive to answer the call for an international coordination of all forces in order to build a ...
  • Dynamics and Institution 

    Biezais, Haralds (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 1976)
    The current issue deals with a central aspect of religious social life: the formation of institutions. Religions are always embedded in a context formed by time and place, culture and history; hence, they are part of the ...

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