Publications

The Department of Religious Studies is dedicated in producing high quality research outputs, which places it among the most research intensive and productive units in the University. Covering a wide range of topics and traditions, the Department is committed to continue the dissemination of knowledge in the vast field of Religious Studies through academic monographs, edited volumes, research articles, conference proceedings, book reviews, and shorter pieces of scholarship for a wider audience through various media platforms.      

For a complete list of publications, you can check the individual webpages of the staff members.

 

2019

Baier, Karl. "Laetitia Vacui: Abundantia Dei. Himmelreich, Askese und liturgischer Raum." In: Markus Krauth, ed., voll Gott: Eine Gemeinde beschreibt, wie sich Raum, Liturgie und sie selbst seit der Neugestaltung ihrer Kirche 1999 wandeln. Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 72–77.
–:   "Meditation and Contemplation: Two Basic Types of Spiritual Exercises within Western European Christianity." In: Elizabeth J. Harris and John O'Grady, eds., Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis. Sankt Ottilien: EOS Verlag, 59–111.
–:   "Von der Iatrophysik zur romantischen Psychologie des Unbewussten: Eine Einführung in den Mesmerismus." In: Entspannungsverfahren. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Entspannungsverfahren, 36: e101-e132.

Dominguez Diaz, Marta.
"Between Two or Three Worlds: Reversion to Islam, Beur Culture and Western Sufism in the Tariqa Budshishiyya." In: Jamal Malik und Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh, eds., Sufism East and West: Mystical Islam and Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Modern World, Leiden: Brill, 2019, 129–232.

Figl, Johann. "Heiliges zwischen Exklusion und Inklusion aus religionswissenschaftlicher Perspektive [Between Inclusion and Exclusion of the Holy from a Religious Studies Perspective]." In: Theologisch-praktische Quartalschrift, 167 (4): 339–348.

Frąszczak, Grzegorz. Review of Lê, Cung. 2018. Tinh thần nhập thế của Phật giáo Việt Nam (1945–1975) [Inclination Towards Social Engagement in Vietnamese Buddhism (1945–1975)]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: NXB Tổng Hợp. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 240.
–:   Review of Ngô, V. Doanh. 2015. Phật viện Đồng Dương: Một phong cách của nghệ thuật Champa [The Đông Dương Monastery: The Unique Style of Champa Art]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: NXB Văn Hóa-Văn Nghệ. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 246. 
–:   Review of Nguyêñ, Hôǹg Dương. 2016. Những nẻo đường phúc âm hóa công giáo ở Việt Nam [Modes of Catholic Evangelization in Vietnam]. Thành Phó Hô ̀ Chí Minh: NXB Tôn Giáo. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 241.
–:   Review of Nguyêñ, Hữu Thông. 2017. Tượng thờ Hindu giáo: Từ đền tháp Chăm đến chùa miếu Việt [Hindu Sacred Statues: From Champa Shrines to Vietnamese Temples]. Huế́: NXB: Thuâṇ Hoá. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 241–242.
–:   Review of Nguyễn, N. Mai. 2017. Nghi lễ lên đồng: Lịch sử và giá trị [Lên đồng Ceremony: Its History and Its Evaluation]. Hà Nội: NXB Hà Nội. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 246–247.

Heller, Birgit
. "Können wir endlich den weiblichen Körper bedingungslos akzeptieren? Welche Einstellungen haben die großen Religionen zu unserem Körper und zur Sexualität? Kann das Christentum, das in der Vergangenheit eine stark körperfeindliche Einstellung hatte, zu einer positiveren Sicht der Leiblichkeit und Sexualität kommen? [Can we finally accept the female body unconditionally? What are the attitudes of the great religions to our body and to sexuality? Can Christianity, which in the past has had a strongly corporeal attitude, come to a more positive view of corporeality and sexuality?]" In: iTe. Das Magazin der Schweizer Kapuziner, 96, 2019: 14–17 [Simultaneously published in French as well].
–:   "Religion." In: Gender Glossar / Gender Glossary. Available online here.
–:   "Weltreligionen und Geschlecht: Rollen, Bilder und Ordnungen der Geschlechter in vergleichend-systematischer Perspektive [World Religions and Gender: Roles, Images, and Hierarchy of the Sexes from a Comparative-Systematic Perspective]." In: Eva Labouvie, ed., Glaube und Geschlecht – Gender Reformation. Wien/Köln/Weimar: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019, 323–337.
–:   "To Whom It May Concern: Humanity and Dignity in Interreligious Perspective." In: Brigitte Buchhammer, ed., Re-Learning to Be Human in Global Times: Challenges and Opportunities from the Perspectives of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values ​​and Philosophy, 63–79.

Hödl, Hans Gerald. Review of Randall Balmer and Jana Riess, ed. 2016. Mormonism and American Politics. New York: Columbia University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 233.
–:   Review of Jonathan A. Stapley. 2018. The Powers of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 235.
–:   Review of Larry E. Morris. 2019. A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 398.

Pokorny, Lukas. Review of Ames, Roger T. and Jinhua Jia. ed. 2018. Li Zehou and Confucian Philosophy. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 401.
–:  Review of Ashcraft, W. Michael. 2018. A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements. London and New York: Routledge. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 229.
–:  Review of Choe Yoon, Inshil. 2018. A Place to Live: A New Translation of Yi Chung-hwan's T'aengniji, the Korean Classic for Choosing Settlements. Translated, Annotated, and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 402–403.
 –:  Review of Chryssides, George D. and Benjamin E. Zeller. 2014. The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements. London: Bloomsbury. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 229–230.
–:  Review of Cusack, Carole M. and Pavol Kosnáč. ed. 2017. Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality: From Popular Culture to Religion. London: Routledge. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 397.
–:  Review of Gallagher, Eugene V. 2017. 'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective: New and Minority Religions. London and New York: Routledge. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 231.
–:  Review of Goossaert, Vincent. ed. 2013. Critical Readings on Chinese Religions. Leiden and Boston: Brill. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 404.
–:  Review of Halkias, Georgios T. and Richard K. Payne. ed. 2019. Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 404–405.
–:  Review of Harrington, L. Michael. 2019. The Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 405.
–:  Review of Hong, Sŏng-min 홍성민. 2016. Kamjŏng'gwa todŏk: Sŏngnihag'ŭi todŏk kamjŏngnon 감정과 도덕: 성리학의 도덕 감정론 [Emotions and Morality: The Theory of Moral Emotion in Neo-Confucianism]. Sŏul 서울: Somyŏng ch'ulp'an 소명출판. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 239.
–:  Review of Introvigne, Massimo. 2018. The Plymouth Brethren. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 398.
–:  Review of Jorgensen, John. 2018. The Foresight of Dark Knowing: Chŏng Kam Nok and Insurrectionary Prognostication in Pre-Modern Korea. Translated, Annotated, and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 405–406. 
–:  Review of Robertson, David G. 2016. UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age: Millennial Conspiracism. London: Bloomsbury. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 231.
–:  Review of Salguero, C. Pierce. ed. 2017. Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources. New York: Columbia University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 406–407.
–:  Review of Urban, Hugh B. 2015. Zorba the Buddha: Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement. Oakland: University of California Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 232.
–:  Review of van Eck Duymaer van Twist, Amanda. 2015. Perfect Children: Growing Up on the Religious Fringe. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (1), 2019: 232.
–:  Review of Yi, Chong-sŏng 이종성. 2016. Yulgok'kwa Noja: "Sunŏn"'e kwanhan ch'ŏrhak'chŏk mosaek 율곡과 노자:『순언』에 관한 철학적 모색 [Yulgok and Laozi: A Philosophical Investigation Into the Sunŏn]. Taejŏn 대전: Ch'ungnam taehakkyo ch'ulp'an munhwawŏn 충남대학교출판문화원. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 407.

Roubekas, Nickolas P.
 "Unexpected Encounters: Aristides the Philosopher, Friedrich Max Müller, and the Origins of Religion." In: NTT Journal for Theology and the Study of Religion, 73.1, 2019: 1–16.
  –:  ed., Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity. Sheffield, UK and Bristol, CT: Equinox Publ., 2019.
  –:  "Theorizing About (Which?) Origins: Herodotus on the Gods." In: Nickolas P. Roubekas, ed., Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity. Sheffield, UK and Bristol, CT: Equinox Publ., 2019, 129–149.
  –:  "Whither Shall we Go? Tertullian and Christian Identity Formation." In: Nickolas P. Roubekas, ed., Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity. Sheffield, UK and Bristol, CT: Equinox Publ., 2019, 289–306.
  –:  "Thrēskeia: From Etymology to Ideology and the Academic Study of Ancient Greek Religion." In: Journal of Hellenic Religion 12: 39–59. 
  –:  Review Essay of William B. Parsons. 2016. Religion: Social Religion. In: Religious Studies Review 45 (2), 2019: 135–137.
  –:  Review of Jon Stewart. 2018. Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World: The Logic of the Gods. In: Reading Religion.
  –:  Review of Hugh B. Urban and Greg Johnson (eds.). 2019. Irreverence and the Sacred: Critical Studies in the History of Religions. In: Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses 48 (2): 322–324.
  –:  Review of Christopher M. Driscoll and Monica R. Miller. 2019. Method as Identity: Manufacturing Distance in the Academic Study of Religion. In: Researcher. European Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences 4 (2): 141–142.

Segal, Robert A. Review of Jay Waxler. 2019. Our Non-Christian Nation: How Atheists, Satanists, Pagans, and Others are Demanding Their Rightful Place in Public Life. In: Times Higher Education (19 September 2019).

Unterrainer, Human-Friedrich. et al. "Sense of Coherence is Linked to Post-Traumatic Growth after Critical Incidents in Austrian Ambulance Personnel." In: BMC Psychiatry, 19.89, 2019: 1–11.
  –:   et al. "The Role of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Clinical Psychiatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Trial." In: Mindfulness, 2019.
  –:   et al. "Influence of Spiritual Dimensions on Suicide Risk: The Role of Regional Differences." In: Archives of Suicide Research, 2019.
  –:   et al. "Validation of the Multidimensional Inventory for Religious Spiritual Well-Being with Iranian Samples." In: Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 2019.
  –:   and M. Hiebler-Ragger. "Addiction as an Attachment Disorder: A Review of Results, Conceptual Issues and Clinical Implications in Poly Drug Use Disorder." In: Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2019.
  –:   und A. Kimmerle. 2019. "Die Rolle der Spiritualität in der Behandlung von Suchterkrankungen: Ein systematischer Überblick [The Role of Spirituality in Addiction Treatment: A Systematic Review]." In: Neurotransmitter 30 (0-1): 29–34.
  –:   et al. 2019.  "Suicide and Personality Traits: A Multicenter Study of Austrian and Italian Psychiatry Patients and Students." In: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  –:   et al. 2019. "Do Primary Emotions Predict Psychopathological Symptoms? A Multigroup Path Analysis." In: Frontiers in Psychiatry (Special Issue on Addiction and Attachment).
  –:   et al. 2019. "The Influence of Attachment Styles and Personality Organization on Emotional Functioning after Childhood Trauma." In: Frontiers in Psychiatry (Special Issue on Addiction and Attachment).

Zoehrer, Dominic. Review of Shai Feraro and James R. Lewis, ed. 2017. Contemporary Alternative Spiritualities in Israel. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 230.
–:  Review of Anya P. Foxen. 2017. Biography of a Yogi: Paramahansa Yogananda and the Origins of Modern Yoga. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (2), 2019: 230.
–:  Review of Emily Ogden. 2018. Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 45 (3), 2019: 399.

2018

Baier, Karl. with Phillip A. Maas and Karin Preisendanz, eds. Yoga in Transformation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
–:   "Yoga within Viennese Occultism: Carl Kellner and Co." In: Karl Baier, Philipp A. Maas and Karin Preisendanz, eds., Yoga in Transformation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Göttingen: Vienna University Press V&R unipress, 387–439.

Dominguez Diaz, Marta. "The Būdshīshiyya’s Tower of Babel: Cultural Diversity in a Transnational Sufi Order." In: Sipra Mukherjee, ed. The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, London and New York: Routledge, 154–174.
–:  "The Struggle to Be Seen: Muslim–Christian Relations and Religious (In)Visibility at the Hispano–Moroccan Borderland." In: Journal of Contemporary Religion, 33 (3), 2018: 527–548.

Figl, Johann. "Ökologie und Buddhismus." in: Zeitschrift für Religions- und Missionswissenschaft, 102 (1/2), 2018: 28–40.
–:  "Innerstes aller Religionen: Das Heilige und die Heiligen." In: Jahrbuch der Diözese Gurk 41 (2018): 36–39.
–:  "Einheit der Religionen: Konzepte europäischer Religionsphilosophie und des Sufismus (im Westen) [The Unity of Religions: Concepts from the European Philosophy of Religion and (Western) Sufism]." In: Erdal Toprakyaran et al., eds. Dem Einen entgegen: Christliche und islamische Mystik in historischer Perspektive, Berlin und Wien: LIT, 219–236.
–:  "Globaler Atheismus - Folge verfehlter Glaubensvermittlung und einseitiger interreligiöser Begegnungen? [What does reform in religions mean? (Introduction and Overview)]" In: Religionen unterwegs, 24 (4), 2018: 4–9.
–:  "Die Rede von Gott in der Religionswissenschaft [God's Speech in Religious Studies]." In: Chibueze Udeani and Klaus Zapotoczky, eds., Die Rede von Gott: Interdisziplinäre und interkulturelle Zugänge, Berlin: LIT, 2018, 139–156.

Frąszczak, Grzegorz. Review of Đặng, VănThắng, ed. 2017. Các trung tâm tôn giáo thuộc văn hóa Óc Eo ở Nam bộ [Religious Centres of the Óc Eo Culture in Southern Vietnam]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: Nhà Xuất Bản Đại Học Quốc Gia. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 350.
 –:  Review of Đỗ, Hương Giang. 2017. Triết học Phật giáo Việt Nam thời Trần [Buddhist Philosophy during the Trần Dynasty]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: XB Khoa Học Xã Hôi. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 496.
 –:  Review of Hoang, Chung Van. 2017. New Religions and State's Response to Religious Diversification in Contemporary Vietnam: Tensions from the Reinvention of the Sacred. Cham: Springer International Publishing. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 118–119.
  –:  Review of Huỳnh, Ngoc̣ Thu. 2017. Đạo Cao Đài Ở Nam Bộ Và Các Mối Quan Hệ [Cao Đài in Southern Vietnam and Its Interrelations]. Thành Phó Hồ Chí Minh: NXB Đại Học Quốc Gia. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 119–120.
  –:  Review of Nguyễn, Ngoc̣ Thơ. 2017. Tín Ngưỡng Thiên Hậu Vùng Tây Nam Bộ [The Worship of Goddess Mazu in the Southwestern Part of Southern Vietnam]. Hà Nội: NXB Chính Trị Quốc Gia Sự Thật. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 120–121.
 –:  Review of Nguyễn, Thi ̣Tâm Anh, Phan Đình Duñg, Lê Thi ̣ Ngoc̣ Điêp̣ , et al. ed. 2017. Tín ngưỡng dân gian [Folks Beliefs]. Thành Phô ́ Hô ̀ Chí Minh: Nhà xuât́ văn hóa - Văn nghệ. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 353.
–:  Review of Thích, Hạnh Tuệ. 2018. Nghiên cứu về Trúc Lâm tông chỉ nguyên thanh [A Study of the Twenty-four Units Text on the Principles of Trúc Lâm School].Hà Nội: Nhà Xuất Bản Khoa Học Xã Hội. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 354–355.
  –:  Review of Thích, Hạnh Thành, ed. 2016. Biên niên sử Thiền tông Việt Nam (1010–2000) [Annals of the Vietnamese Thiền Lineage (1010–2000)]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: NXB Hồng Đức. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 489–490.
  –:  Review of Trần, Quang Dũng. ed. 2017. Tín Ngưỡng Thờ Mẫu Tứ Phủ – Chốn Thiêng Nơi Cõi Thực [Beliefs and Worship of Mother Goddess in the Four Palaces Shrine – The This-worldly Sacred Palace]. Thành Phó Hồ Chí Minh: Nhà Xuất Bản Thế Giới. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (2), 2018: 239–240.
  –:  Review of Trần, Văn Chánh and Bùi Thanh Hải, ed. 2017. Phật giáo Hòa Hảo: Một tôn giáo cận nhân tình trong lòng dân tộc [Hòa Hảo Buddhism: A Human-Centered Religion at the Heart of the People]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: Nhà Xuất Bản Tổng Hợp. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 494.

Heller, Birgit. "Autorität ist nichts für Frauen. Judentum, Christentum, Islam, Hinduismus und Buddhismus – in allen Weltreligionen waren und sind Frauen nicht gleichberechtigt. [Authority is not for Women. Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism—Women were and are not considered as equal in all world religions]." In: Ursache/Wirkung, 3, 2018: 19–21.
   –:  and Andreas Heller. Spiritualität und Spiritual Care. Orientierungen und Impulse, 2. ergänzte und erweiterte Aufl [Spirituality and Spiritual Care: Orientations and Impulses. Vol. 2: Supplemented and extended Edition]. Bern: Hogrefe, 2018.
   –:  and Karl-Heinz Steinmetz, eds., Spiritualität und Körper [Spirituality and Body]. Das Jahresheft Palliative Care/demenz/Praxis Pflegen 10. Hannover, 2018.

Hödl, Hans Gerald and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018.

Pokorny, Lukas. 
and Franz Winter, eds., Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018.
   –:  "Korean New Religious Movements: An Introduction." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018, 231–254.
   –:  "The Unification Movement." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018, 321–342.
   –:  and Franz Winter. "East Asian New Religious Movements: Introductory Remarks." In: Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter, eds., Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018. 3–13.
   –:  and Hans-Gerald Hödl, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018.
   –:  "Austrian Unificationists Meet Their Messiah: The 1969 European Blessing, Its Context, and Aftermath." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 1–51.
   –:  and Sara Kuehn. "On Inayati Female Visions in Austria: Female Leadership in the Western Sufi Tradition." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 53–114.
   –:  and Sang-Yeon Loise Sung. "'Today Vienna, Tomorrow All of Europe': The History of the Vienna Korean Church." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 161–204.
   –:  and Dominic Zoehrer. "Austrian Unificationist Perspectives vis-à-vis the Cheon Il Guk Constitution, with an Annotated Bilingual Translation of the Text." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 205–288.
–:  et al., eds., 2018. Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies, Volume 10, Berlin: Sciendo.
   –:  Review of Broughton, Jeffrey L. with Elise Yoko Watanabe. 2017. The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (2), 2018: 236.
   –:  Review of Choi, Mihwa. 2017. Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China. New York: University of Oxford Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 491.
   –:  Review of Fetzer, Joel S. and J. Christopher Soper. 2013. Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan. Lanham: Lexington Books. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 490.
   –:  Review of Flath, James A. 2016. Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 350–351.
   –:  Review of Formoso, Bernard. 2010. De Jiao. A Religious Movement in Contemporary China and Overseas: Purple Qi from the East. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 118.
   –:  Review of Hon, Tze-ki and Kristin Stapleton. ed. 2017. Confucianism for the Contemporary World: Global Order, Political Plurality, and Social Action. Albany: State University of New York Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (2), 2018: 238–239.
   –:  Review of Huang, Chun-chieh. 2015. East Asian Confucianisms: Texts in Contexts. Goettingen and Taipei: V&R unipress and National Taiwan University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 119.
  –:  Review of Ivanhoe, Philip. J. 2017. Oneness. East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 493–494.
  –:  Review of Li, Jian and Hou-mei Sung. 2017. Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China. Richmond and Cincinnati: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Cincinnati Art Museum. Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 495–496.
  –:  Review of Molendijk, Arie L. 2016. Friedrich Max Müller & The Sacred Books of the East. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 491–492.
   –:  Review of Pang-White, Ann. A. 2018. The Confucian Four Books for Women. A New Translation of the Nü Sishu and the Commentary of Wang Xiang. Translated with Introductions and Notes. New York: Oxford University Press. Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 353–354.
  –:  Review of Queen, Sarah A. and John S. Major. 2016. Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn. Attributed to Dong Zhongshu. Edited and Translated. New York: Columbia University Press. Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 354.
   –:  Review of Robinson, David M. 2016. Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chŏng Tojŏn, a Korean Neo-Confucian. Translated and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 122.
   –:  Review of Samuels, Jeffrey, Justin Thomas McDaniel, and Mark Michael Rowe. 2016. Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 125.
   –:  Review of Saussy, Haun. 2017. Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out. New York: University of Oxford Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 496.
   –:  Review of Sin, Ch’ang-ho 신창호. 2015. Yulgok Yi I'ŭi kyoyungnon: Chosŏn'ŭi chidoja kyoyuk'kwa kungmin kyoyungnon ihae율곡 이이의 교육론: 조선의 지도자교육과 국민교육론 이해 [The Educational Theory of Yulgok Yi I: Understanding Leadership Education and People's Educational Theory in Chosŏn]. Sŏul 서울: Kyŏngin munhwasa 景仁文化社. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 122.
   –:  Review of Solé-Farràs, Jesús. 2014. New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century China: The Construction of a Discourse. New York and London: Routledge. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 122–123.
   –:  Review of Swain, Tony. 2017. Confucianism in China: An Introduction. London: Bloomsbury. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 490–491.
   –:  Review of Takenaka, Akiko. 2015. Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 497–498.
   –:  Review of Wu, Jiang and Greg Wilkinson. 2017. Reinventing the Tripitaka: Transformation of the Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia. Lanham: Lexington Books. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 494–495.
   –:  Review of Yu, Sŏng-sŏn 유성선 and Yi Nan-suk 이난숙. 2015. Yulgok'ŭi "Sunŏn": Yuhakcha'ŭi Noja "Todŏkkyŏng" ihae 율곡의『순언(醇言)』유학자의 노자『도덕경』이해 [Yulgoks "Sunŏn": The Confucian Understanding of Laozi's Daodejing]. Sŏul 서울: Kyŏngin munhwasa 景仁文化社. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (2), 2018: 240.

Roubekas, Nickolas P.
"Introduction: The Persistence of Comparison." In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion, 30 (2): 137–140.
   –:  and Leonardo Ambasciano, 2018. "Editorial: Back in Business." In: Journal of Cognitive Historiography, 4 (1): 5–9.
   –:  "Should We Define Our Categories? On Jennifer Larson's Understanding Greek Religion." In: Journal of Cognitive Historiography, 4 (1): 42–46.
   –:  "Theory in Distress? On Being 'Critical' with Everything." Method & Theory in the Study of Religion.
   –:  "Response to Thesis 12." In Russell T. McCutcheon, "Religion" in Theory and Practice: Demystifying the Field for Burgeoning Academics. Sheffield, UK and Bristol, CT: Equinox, pp. 199–202.
   –:  "The Insularity of the Study of Ancient Religions and 'Religion'." In: Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 47 (2): 2–7.
   –:  "On Finding Common Ground: A (Very Brief) Reflection on a So What? Question." In: Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 47 (2): 10–11.
   –:  Review of M. David Litwa. 2016. Desiring Divinity: Self-Deification in Early Jewish and Christian Mythmaking. In: Religion.
   –:  Review of Emily Varto (ed.). 2018. Brill's Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology. In: Reading Religion.
   –:  Review of Stefano G. Caneva. 2016. From Alexander to the Theoi Adelphoi: Foundation and Legitimation of a Dynasty. In: Religious Studies Review 44 (3): 331.
   –:  Review of Andrej Petrovic and Ivana Petrovic. 2017. Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion. Volume 1: Early Greek Religion. In: Religious Studies Review 44 (3): 332.
   –:  Review of Peter T. Struck. 2016. Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity. In: Religious Studies Review 44 (4): 466.

Sung, Sang-Yeon Loise and Lukas Pokorny. "'Today Vienna, Tomorrow All of Europe': The History of the Vienna Korean Church." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 161–204.

Unterrainer, Human-Friedrich.
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   –:  et al. "Personality Influences the Relationship Between Primary Emotions and Religious/Spiritual Well-Being." In: Frontiers in Psychology, 9.
   –:  et al.  "Depressive Symptoms and Addictive Behaviors in Young Adults After Childhood Trauma: The Mediating Role of Personality Organization and Despair." In: Frontiers in Psychology 9.

Yang, Mei.
Review of Chén, Lái 陈来. 2013. Yǒuwú zhījìng: Wáng Yángmíng zhéxué de jīngshén 有无之境:王阳明哲学的精神 [Between Being and Non-being: The Spirit of Yangming Philosophy]. Běijīng 北京: Běijīng Dàxué Chūbǎnshè 北京大学出版社. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (3), 2018: 349-350.
   –:   Review of Guō, Qíyŏng 郭齐勇. 2017. Xiàn dāngdài xīn rúxué sīcháo yánjiū 现当代新儒学思潮研究 [The Study of Contemporary New Confucianism]. Běijīng 北京: Rénmín chūbǎnshè 人民出版社. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (4), 2018: 497.
   –:   Review of Xu, Zhangrun. 2017. The Confucian Misgivings: Liang Shu-Ming's Narrative About Law. Singapore: Springer. In. Religious Studies Review, 44 (2), 2018: 240.
   –:   Review of Yao, Xinzhong. 2017. Reconceptualizing Confucian Philosophy in the 21st Century. Singapore: Springer and Higher Education Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 44 (1), 2018: 124.

Zoehrer, Dominic and Lukas Pokorny. "Austrian Unificationist Perspectives vis-à-vis the Cheon Il Guk Constitution, with an Annotated Bilingual Translation of the Text." In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018, 205–288.
   –:   Review of Franz Höllinger and Thomas Tripold. 2012. Ganzheitliches Leben: Das holistische Milieu zwischen neuer Spiritualität und postmoderner Wellness-Kultur. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. In: Hans Gerald Hödl and Lukas Pokorny, eds., Religion in Austria, Volume 4, Vienna: Praesens, 2018: 307–322.

 

2017

Baier, Karl. "NS-Mystik und militanter Zen. Die Geschichte einer Konvergenz am Beispiel Graf Dürckheims [National Socialist Mysticism and Militant Zen: The History of a Convergence Focussing on Count Dürckheim]." Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft, 25/1: 90–132.
    –:   and Almut-Barbara Renger, 2017. "Einleitung [Introduction]." Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft, 25/1: 1–5. 

Figl, Johann. "Das 'Heilige' im Kontext einer 'Spiritualität ohne Gott' [The 'Holy' in the Context of 'Spirituality without God']." In: Thomas Schreijäck and Vladislav Serikov, eds. Das Heilige interkulturell: Perspektiven in religionswissenschaftlichen, theologischen und philosophischen Kontexten, Ostfildern: Matthias-Grünewald, 195–207.
    –:   "Re-Formation als Strukturprinzip der Religionsgeschichte [Re-formation as Structural Principle of the History of Religions]." Historisches Jahrbuch, 137: 7–23.
    –:    "Rezeption zentraler Themen Friedrich Nietzsches [The Reception of Friedrich Nietzsche's Themes]." In: Yulia V. Sineokaya and Ekaterina A. Poljakova, eds., Friedrich Nietzsche: Legacy and Prospects. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 593–604.

Frąszczak, Grzegorz. Review of Trương, Văn Chung. 2016. Tôn giáo mới. nhận thức và thực tế [New Religions: Perceptions and Reality]. Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh: Nhà Xuất Bản Đại Học Quốc Gia. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (2), 2017: 200.
    –:   Review of Kato, Atsufumi. 2016. Weaving Women's Spheres in Vietnam: The Agency of Women in Family, Religion and Community. Leiden and Boston: Brill. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (1), 2017: 76–77.

Heller, Birgit. "Beziehungen zwischen Diesseits und Jenseits – Vom Sozialcharakter des Todes in religiös-kulturellen Traditionen und in der Moderne [Relationships between This World and the Hereafter: On the Social Character of Death in Religio-cultural Traditions and Modernity]." sozialpolitik.ch. Vol. 1: Sterben and Tod, eds. Marina Richter and Michael Nollert, 1–21.
    –:   "'Wir sitzen alle im selben Boot und sind letztlich alle Betroffene': Über die unmittelbare Praxisnähe der geisteswissenschaftlichen Todesforschung. ['We are all in the same boat and ultimately everyone is affected': On the Immediate Practical Relevance of Death Studies within the Humanities]." In humanpoint.org.
    –:   ed. Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society. Vol. 5: Religion, Transformation and Gender. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
    –:   "Images of God/dess, Devotees and Trans-sex/gender in Hindu Traditions." Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society 5: 235–257.
    –:   "Bedeutung religiös-kultureller Unterschiede in Palliative Care [The Meaning of Religious-Cultural Differences in Palliative Care]." In: Barbara Steffen-Bürgi et al. eds., Lehrbuch Palliative Care. 3. vollst. überarb. Aufl. Bern 2017, 510–517.
    –:   "Autonomie versus heteronome Humanität? Moderner Würde-Diskurs und interreligiöse Perspektiven." In: Clemens Sedmak ed., Menschenwürde: Vom Selbstwert des Menschen (Grundwerte Europas 7). Darmstadt, 2017, 219–236.
    –:   "Der Tod und die Trauer – Gender-Aspekte." In: Heller, Andreas ed., Trauer leben. Das Jahresheft (Praxis Palliative Care/demenz). Hannover, 2017, 39–43.
    –:   "Wie Religionen rituell in der Trauer helfen." In: Heller, Andreas ed., Trauer leben. Das Jahresheft (Praxis Palliative Care/demenz). Hannover, 2017, 48–51.
    –:   "Der Tod – ein Übergang in eine andere Existenzform. Jenseitsvorstellungen in den Religionen [Death: A Transition to Another Form of Existence. Afterlife in Religions]." In: Jens Beutmann ed., Tod und Ritual: Kulturen von Abschied und Erinnerung. Begleitband zur gleichnamigen Sonderausstellung im Staatlichen Museum für Archäologie Chemnitz 16. November 2017 bis 21. Mai 2018. Dresden, 25–34.

Hödl, Hans Gerald. "Aladura: Ritualwandel in Westafrikanischen Kirchen [Aladura: Transformation of Ritual in West-African Churches]." In: Hans Gerald Hödl, Johann Pock and Teresa Schweighofer, eds. Christliche Rituale im Wandel: Schlaglichter aus theologischer und religionswissenschaftlicher Sicht, Vienna: V & R Unipress, 41–61.
  –:   and Johann Pock, Teresa Schweighofer, eds. Christliche Rituale im Wandel: Schlaglichter aus theologischer und religionswissenschaftlicher Sicht [Christian Rituals in Flux: Perspectives from Theology and Religious Studies], Wien: V & R Unipress.

Kuehn, Sara. Monsters or Bearers of Life-Giving Powers? Trans-Religious Migrations of Ancient Western Asian Symbolism. With a Foreword by Lokesh Chandra. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Co-Published: D. K. Printworld (50 full colour illustrations).
  –:   "Pilgrimage as Muslim Religious Commemoration: The Case of Ajvatovica in Bosnia-Herzegovina." In: Ingvild Flaskerud, and R. J. Natvig, eds. Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe, New York: Routledge, 98–117.
  –:   "On the Transcultural and Transreligious Dimension of the so-called 'Sēnmurw'." In: G. Lutz and J. Olchawa, eds. Ein Hildesheimer Drachen-Aquamanile des 12. Jahrhunderts. Objekte und Eliten in Hildesheim, 1130 bis 1250, vol. 1. Regensburg, 105–128.

Pokorny, Lukas. "A Feminising Revolution: The Unification Movement and the 'Age of Women'." Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society, 5: 214–234.  
   –:  "'Nusiel Unbound': The Archangel and the Fall in Unification Thought." In: Zohar Hadromi-Allouche and Áine Larkin, eds. Fall Narratives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, London und New York: Routledge, 90–104.
   –:   Review of Billioud, Sébastien and Joël Thoraval. 2015. The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (3), 2017: 295.
   –:   Review of Broughton, Jeffrey L. with Elise Yoko Watanabe. 2015. The Chan Whip Anthology: A Companion to Zen Practice. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 420.
   –:   Review of Buswell Jr., Robert E. 2016. Numinous Awareness is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice. Translated, Annotated, and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 420-421.
   –:   Review of Fürlinger, Ernst. 2013. Moscheebaukonflikte in Österreich: Nationale Politik des religiösen Raums im globalen Zeitalter. Göttingen: V&R unipress. In: Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft, 25 (1), 2017: 162-164.
   –:   Review of Jorgensen, John. 2015. A Handbook of Korean Zen Practice: A Mirror on the Sŏn School of Buddhism (Sŏn'ga Kwigam). Translated and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 423-424.  
   –:   Review of Kelleher, M. Theresa. 2013. The Journal of Wu Yubi: The Path to Sagehood. Translated, with Introduction and Commentary. Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (3), 2017: 298.
   –:   Review of Kendall, Laurel, Jongsung Yang, and Yul Soo Yoon. 2015. God Pictures in Korean Contexts: The Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 424.
   –:   Review of Kim, Hong-ch’ŏl 김홍철. 2016. Han'guk sinjonggyo taesajŏn 한국신종교대사전 [Encyclopedia of Korean New Religions]. Sŏul 서울: Tosŏ ch'ulp'an mosi'nŭn saram'dŭl 도서 출판 모시는 사람들. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (2), 2017: 199.
   –:   Review of Kim, Jung-Yeup. 2015. Zhang Zai's Philosophy of Qi: A Practical Understanding. Lanham: Lexington Books. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 424-425.
   –:   Review of Lee, Gyungwon. 2016. An Introduction to New Korean Religions. Seoul: Moonsachul. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (2), 2017: 198.
   –:   Review of McBride II, Richard D. 2017. Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhism: The Collected Works of Ŭich'ŏn. Translated, Annotated, and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 427.
   –:   Review of Pak, Kwang-su 박광수. 2012. Han'guk sinjonggyo'ŭi sasang'gwa chonggyo munhwa 한국신종교의사상과종교문화 [The Thought and Religious Culture of Korean New Religions]. Sŏul 서울: Chimmundang 집문당. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (2), 2017: 199-200.
   –:   Review of Pak, Kwang-su 박광수, Pak Sŭng-gil 박승길, et al. 2017. Han'guk sinjonggyo'ŭi sahoe undongsa'jŏk chomyŏng 한국신종교의 사회운동사적 조명 [An Illumination of the History of Korean New Religious Social Movements]. Sŏul 서울: Chimmundang 집문당. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 428.
   –:   Review of Pak, Kwang-su 박광수, Yun Sŭng-yong 윤승용, et al. 2015. Han'guk sinjonggyo chihyŏng'gwa munhwa: chonggyo undong'ŭi yŏksa'jŏk chŏn'gae'wa sasang'ŭi sidae'jŏk pyŏnhwa 한국신종교 지형과 문화: 종교운동의 역사적 전개와 사상의 시대적 변화 [Topography and Culture of Korean New Religions: The Historical Development and Doctrinal Transformation of Religious Movements]. Sŏul 서울: Chimmundang 집문당. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (4), 2017: 428. 
   –:   Review of Reinders, Eric. 2015. Buddhist and Christian Responses to the Kowtow Problem in China. London and New York: Bloomsbury. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (3), 2017: 300.
   –:   Review of The Daesoon Academy of Sciences. ed. 2016. Daesoon Jinrihoe: A New Religion Emerging From Traditional East Asian Philosophy. Yeoju: Daesoonjinrihoe Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 43 (2), 2017: 198-199.
   –:   (with) Rudiger Frank, Ina Hein, and Agnes Schick-Chen, eds., Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies, 9, Vienna: Praesens, 2017.

Roubekas, Nickolas PAn Ancient Theory of Religion: Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present, New York & London: Routledge.
    –:   "How Did Religion Start?" In: Aaron Hughes and Russell T. McCutcheon, eds. Religion in 5 Minutes, Sheffield, UK and Bristol, CT: Equinox, 43–46.
    –:   Review of Smith, Mark S. 2016. Where the Gods Are: Spatial Dimensions of Anthropomorphism in the Biblical World. New Haven: Yale University Press. In: Reading Religion.
    –:   Review of Barton, Carlin A. and Boyarin, Daniel. 2016. Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities. New York: Fordham University Press. In: Critical Research on Religion 5 (2), 217–221.
    –:   Review of Berzon, Todd S. 2016. Classifying Christians: Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity. Oakland, Californa: University of California Press. In: Reading Religion.
    –:   Review of Stroumsa, Guy G. 2015. The Making of Abrahamic Religions in Late Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In: Religion.
    –:   Review of Edwards, Mark. 2015. Religions of the Constantine Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In: Religion.
    –:   Review of Macrae, Duncan. 2016. Legible Religion: Books, Gods, and Rituals in Roman Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. In: Reading Religion.
    –:   Review of John Scheid. 2016. The Gods, the State, and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. In: Religious Studies Review 43 (4): 398–399.
    –:   Review of Mary Lefkowitz. 2016. Euripides and the Gods. New York: Oxford University Press. In: Religious Studies Review 43 (4): 397.
    –:   Review of Larry W. Hurtado. 2016. Destroyer of the Gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World. In: Religious Studies Review 43 (4): 406–407.

 

2016

Baier, Karl. "Theosophical Orientalism and the Structures of Intercultural Transfer: Annotations on the Appropriation of the Cakras in Early Theosophy." In: Julie Chajes, Boaz Huss, eds. Theosophical Appropriations: Esotericism, Kabbalah, and the Transformation of Traditions, Jerusalem: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press Beer Sheca, 309–354.   
    –:   Sr. M. Johanna Lauterbach: "'Gefühle mit der Autorität unbedingten Ernstes': Eine Studie zur religiösen Erfahrung in Auseinandersetzung mit Jürgen Habermas und Hermann Schmitz ['Emotions with the Authority of Unconditional Sobriety': A Study about the Religious Experience with Reference to Jürgen Habermas and Hermann Schmitz]." Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 2: 597–600.   
    –:  "'Das Evangelium der Entspannung': Euroamerikanische Entspannungskultur und die Genese des modernen Yoga [The Gospel of Relaxation: Euro-American Relaxation Culture and the Genesis of Modern Yoga]." Entspannungsverfahren. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Entspannungsverfahren (DG-E e.V.). 33: 45–63.   
    –:   "'Nicht-duales Bewusstsein und göttliche Schizophrenie': Ken Wilbers Erleuchtungsdenken ['Non-dual Consciousness and Divine Schizophrenia': Ken Wilber's Thoughts on Enlightenment]." In: Almut-Barbara Renger, ed. Erleuchtung: Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte eines Begriffs, Freiburg/Basel/Wien: Herder, 203–233.   
    –:   "Henri Le Saux und die katholische Theologie der Mystik seiner Zeit [Henri Le Saux and the Catholic Theology of Mysticism in his Time]." In: Ulrich Winkler, Bettina Bäumer, eds. Unterwegs zu den Quellen des Seins: Die Relevanz des Lebens und Denker von Henri Le Saux/Abhishiktananda, Innsbruck: Tyrolia-Verlag, 89–121.   
    –:   "Modelle der Meister-Schüler-Beziehung im Christentum [Models of the Relationship between Master and Student in Christianity]." In: Almut-Barbara Renger, Jeong-hee Lee-Kalisch, eds. Meister und Schüler. Master and Disciple: Tradition, Transfer, Transformation, Weimar: VDG, 307–324.   
    –:   Foreword, in: Elliott Goldberg, ed. The Path of Modern Yoga: The History of an Embodied Spiritual Practice, Rochester/Toronto: Cananda, xi–xii.

Figl, Johann. "Das Wissenschaftsverständnis von Religionswissenschaft und ihren Subdisziplinen [The Scientific Understanding of Religious Studies and Its Subdisciplines]." In: Rauf Ceylan and Coskun Saglam, eds. Die Bedeutung der Religionswissenschaft und ihrer Subdisziplinen als Bezugswissenschaften für die Theologie (Reihe für Osnabrücker Islamstudien, Bd. 26), Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, 31–49.
    –:   "Erleuchtung und Inspiration: Friedrich Nietzsches Verständnis und Kritik dieser Begriffe [Enlightenment and Inspiration: Friedrich Nietzsche’s Understanding and Critique of these Terms]." In: Karl Baier and Almut Barbara Renger, eds. Erleuchtung: Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte eines Begriffs, Freiburg: Herder, 137–158.
    –:   "Buddhismus im Alltag: östliche Praktiken in der westlichen Kultur [Buddhism in Daily Life: Eastern Practices in Western Culture]." In: Alfred Bellebaum and Robert Hettlage, eds. Religion: Spurensuche im Alltag, Wiesbaden: Springer, 203–231.

Freregger, Sandra Yvonne. "Nietzsches Denken der Freundschaft und das Politische." In: Renate Reschke, ed. Nietzscheforschung: Jahrbuch der Nietzsche-Gesellschaft, Berlin: De Gruyter, 141–149.

Heller, Birgit. Von Jenseitsreisen und Nahtoderfahrungen: Das Jahresheft Praxis Palliative Care – Demenz [On Travelling to the Hereafter and Near-death Experiences: The Yearbook Palliative Care Practice – Dementia], Hannover: Netzwerk Pflegen in der Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG.
    –:   Claudia Wenzel, and Andreas Heller. "Psychotherapie in Hospizarbeit und Palliative Care [Psychotherapy in Hospice and Palliative Care]." Psychotherapie im Alter, 13 (2): 139–149.
    –:   "'Sterbekulturen': Interreligiöse Dimensionen von Sterben, Tod und Trauer ['Cultures of Dying': Interreligious Dimensions of Dying, Death, and Grief]." bestattungskultur. Das Magazin des Bundesverbandes Deutscher Bestatter, 68 (9): 10–12.
    –:   "'Spiritual Care': Die Wiederentdeckung des 'ganzen' Menschen ['Spiritual Care': The Rediscovery of the Human Being as a 'Whole'].” Tattva Viveka. Zeitschrift für Wissenschaft, Philosophie und spirituelle Kultur, 23 (66): 26–33.
    –:   "Die Jenseitsreise: Sinn und Zweck der Erzählungen." In: Von Jenseitsreisen und Nahtoderfahrungen: Das Jahresheft Praxis Palliative Care – Demenz, Hannover: Netzwerk Pflegen in der Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG 2016, 7–8.
    –:   "Jenseits, Raum und Zeit." In: Von Jenseitsreisen und Nahtoderfahrungen: Das Jahresheft Praxis Palliative Care – Demenz, Hannover: Netzwerk Pflegen in der Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG 2016, 62–63.

Hödl, Hans Gerald. "Afroamerikanische Kulte [Afro-American Cults]." In: Monika Woitas and Annette Hartmann, eds. Das große Tanzlexikon: Personen – Werke - Tanzkulturen - Epochen, Laaber: Laaber, 9–11.
    –:   "Nyau." Ibid., 430–431.
    –:   "Ritual." Ibid., 610–611.
    –:   "Yorùbá." Ibid., 687–688.

Kuehn, Sara. "The Eclipse Demons Rāhu and Ketu in Islamic Astral Sciences." In: Dmitriy Antonov, and Olga Khristoforova, eds. In Umbra: Demonology as a Semiotic System, 5, Moscow: Indrik, 211–244.
–:   "An Unusual Large Circular Compartmented 'Stamp Seal' of the Goddess with Animals: Some Thoughts on the Religious Symbol System of the Central Asian Bronze Age Culture of Bactria-Margiana.: In: Nadezhda Dubova, ed. Transactions of the Margiana Archaeological Expedition: In Memory of Professor Victor Sarianidi 6, Moscow, 305–322.
–:   "Vestiges of the Ourobóros in Medieval Islamic Visual Tradition." In: Rolf A. von Stucky, Oskar Kaelin, and Hans-Peter Mathys, eds. Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 169–182.

Pokorny, Lukas, Rudiger Frank, Ina Hein, and Agnes Schick-Chen, eds. Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies, 8, Vienna: Praesens.
    –:   "Naikan aus religionswissenschaftlicher Perspektive [Naikan from the Perspective of the Study of Religions]." In: Wolfram Reiss, ed. Selbstbetrachtung hinter Gittern: Naikan im Strafvollzug in Deutschland und Österreich, Marburg: Tectum Verlag, 25–54.
    –:   Review of Adler, Joseph A. 2014. Reconstructing the Confucian Dao: Zhu Xi’s Appropriation of Zhou Dunyi. Albany: State University of New York Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (1): 55–56.   
    –:   Review of Baffelli, Erica. 2016. Media and New Religions in Japan. London and New York: Routledge. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (4): 310.   
    –:   Review of Brotons, Arnaud, Yannick Bruneton, and Nathalie Kouamé. eds. 2011. État, religion et répression en Asie: Chine, Corée, Japon, Vietnam (XIIIe–XXIe). Paris: Karthala. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (2): 133–134.   
    –:   Review of Chung, Edward Y. J. 2016. A Korean Confucian Way of Life and Thought: The Chasŏngnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (T’oegye). Translated, Annotated, and with an Introduction. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (2): 134.   
    –:   Review of Daiber, Karl-Fritz. 2014. Religion in multikulturellen und multireligiösen Staaten Ostasiens. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (1): 56.   
    –:   Review of Dunn, Emily. 2015. Lightning from the East: Heterodoxy and Christianity in Contemporary China. Leiden and Boston: Brill. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (2): 135.   
    –:   Review of Hammond, Kenneth J. and Jeffrey L. Rickey. eds. 2015. The Sage Returns: Confucian Revival in Contemporary China. Albany: State University of New York Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (1): 56–57.   
    –:   Review of Hoskins, Janet Alison. 2015. The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. In: Religious Studies Review, 42 (1): 57.   
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