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  • Congratulations to Martina Anissa Strommer for completing her M.A. in Religious Studies with a thesis on Religion in der afrikanischen Diaspora in Moskau [Religion in the African Diaspora in Moscow] under the supervision of Hans Gerald Hödl.
  • Religious Studies and Theology at the University of Vienna have been ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Communication Studies aside, Religious Studies and Theology are the best ranked subjects at the University according to this list. See here.
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New Publications

  • Karl Baier: "Esotericism." In: Robert A. Segal and Nickolas P. Roubekas, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 229–240.
  • Nickolas P. Roubekas:
    1. and Robert A. Segal, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
    2. "Between Reception and Deception: The Perennial Problem with Euhemerism." In: Syrithe Pugh, ed., Euhemerism and Its Uses: The Mortal Gods. London & New York: Routledge, 249–262.
  • Birgit Heller: and Martin Groß, Yazan Falouji, Suman Pandey, and Karandeep Bhatia, "Interkulturalität und Interreligiosität [Interculturality and Interreligiousness]." In: Martin Groß and Thomas, eds., Demmer Interdisziplinäre Palliativemedizin. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer, 15–38.
  • Lukas Pokorny:
    1. and Franz Winter, eds., The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
    2. "The Theosophical Maitreya: On Benjamin Creme's Millenarianism." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 195–220.
    3. and Franz Winter. "Introductory Remarks." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1–12.
    4. "East Asian UFO Religiosity." In: Benjamin Zeller, ed. Handbook of UFO Religions. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 513–528.
    5. "Maitreya, Crop Circles, and the Age of Light: Benjamin Creme's UFO Thought." In: Benjamin Zeller, ed. Handbook of UFO Religions. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 295–311.
    6. "Japanese Buddhism in Austria." Journal of Religion in Japan, 10 (2–3): 222–242.
  • Hans Gerald Hödl. "African and Amerindian Spirits: A Note on the Influence of Nineteenth-Century Spiritism and Spiritualism on Afro and African-American Religions." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, ed. The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 319–344.
  • Magdalena Kraler. "Tracing Vivekananda's Prāṇa and Ākāśa: The Yogavāsiṣṭha and Rama Prasad's Occult Science of Breath." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 373–397.
  • Dominic S. Zoehrer. "From Fluidum to Prāṇa: Reading Mesmerism Through Orientalist Lenses." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., The Occult Nineteenth Century: Roots, Developments, and Impact on the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 85–110.
  • Human-Friedrich Unterrainer:
    1. and Lewis, A. J., Galbally, M., Schindler, A., eds., Addiction and Attachment. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA.
    2. and Fuchshuber, J. "'Test Your Spirituality in One Minute or Less': Structural Validity of the Multidimensional Inventory for Religious/Spiritual Well-Being Short Version (MI-RSWB 12)." In: Frontiers in Psychology.
    3. und Flenreiss-Frankl, K. & Fuchshuber, J. "Die Beziehung zwischen Trauma, Traumafolgen und Persönlichkeitsstruktur: Eine Mediationsanalyse." Zeitschrift für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie.
    4. et al. "Kreativität und Psychopathologie. Ein Überblick [Creativity and Psychopathology. A Review]." Rausch, 1/2: 101–109.
    5. and K. Flenreiss-Frankl and J. Fuchshuber. "The Development of a Multidimensional Inventory for the Assessment of Mental Pain (FESSTE 30)." Frontiers in Psychology.
    6. et. al. "Religiös-spirituelles Befinden und Abhängigkeit bei polytoxikomanen Patienten [Religious/Spiritual Well-Being and substance dependence in poly-toxicomanic patients]." Sucht, 67 (3): 143–150.
  • Johann Figl.
    1. "Marxistische Religionskritik und die Gottesfrage: Christliche Auseinandersetzung mit dem Atheismus – und ein vergleichender Blick auf den Buddhismus." In: Petrus Bsteh and Brigitte Proksch, eds.,  Monotheismus: Interreligiöse Gespräche im Umfeld moderner Gottesfragen im Anschluß an Hermann Stieglecker. Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh/Brill, 330–347.
    2. Leben nach 1945 im Kontext gesellschaftlicher und religiöser Strömungen. Wien: Seifert Verlag, 2020.
  • Marta Dominguez Diaz. "Sufism in Modern Morocco." In: Lloyd Ridgeon, ed., Routledge Handbook on Sufism. Abington and New York: Routledge, 2021, 487–500.
  • Robert A. Segal:
    1. and Nickolas P. Roubekas, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
    2. "Introduction." In: Robert A. Segal and Nickolas P. Roubekas, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, xi–xvi.
    3. "Functionalism." In: Robert A. Segal and Nickolas P. Roubekas, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 253–264.
    4. "Myth." In: Robert A. Segal and Nickolas P. Roubekas, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ and Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 348–360.