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Volume 63, 2016

Issue 1 Religious Studies Approaches to Scientology
Guy G. Stroumsa, R. J. Zwi Werblowsky: The Spark of Comparative Religion (19242015)
2)Research Article
James R. Lewis, Scientology: Religious Studies Approaches
Henrik Bogdan, The Babalon Working 1946: L. Ron Hubbard, John Whiteside Parsons, and the Practice of
Enochian Magic
Mikael Rothstein, The Significance of Rituals in Scientology: A Brief Overview and a Few Examples
Donald A. Westbrook, Walking in Rons Footsteps: Pilgrimage Sites of the Church of Scientology
Eugene V. Gallagher, Scientologys Sunday Service: Scripture in Action
3)Book Review
Christian H. Bull, The Theology of Arithmetic: Number Symbolism in Platonism and Early Christianity ,
written by Joel Kalvesmaki
Olav Hammer, Between Occultism and Nazism: Anthroposophy and the Politics of Race in the Fascist Era ,
written by Peter Staudenmaier
Christine M. Jacobsen, The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism , written
by Mayanthi L. Fernando
Jens Kreinath, Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices, written by Baudouin
Dupret, Thomas Pierret, Paulo G. Pinto, and Kathryn Spellman-Poots
Gabriel Levy, The Grammar of Sacrifice: A Generativist Study of the Israelite Sacrificial System in the
Priestly Writings with a Grammar of , written by Naphtali S. Meshel
Margrethe Lv, Media and Religion: Foundations of an Emerging Field, written by Daniel A. Stout
Issue 2-3 - Divine Word and Divine Work: Late Platonism and Religion
Taneli Kukkonen and Pauliina Remes, Divine Word and Divine Work: Late Platonism and Religion
2)Research Article
Tuomo Lankila, Post-Hellenistic Philosophy, Neoplatonism, and the Doxastic Turn in Religion: Continuities
and Ruptures in Ancient Reflections on Religion
Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Socrates Debt to Asclepius: Physicians and Philosophers with Asclepian Souls in Late

Arja Karivieri, Divine or Human Images? Neoplatonic and Christian Views on Works of Art and Aesthetics
Anne Karahan, Byzantine Visual Culture: Conditions of Right Belief and Some Platonic Outlooks
Willemien Otten, Christianitys Content: (Neo)Platonism in the Middle Ages, Its Theoretical and Theological
Taneli Kukkonen, Al-Ghazl on the Origins of Ethics
Jay Bregman, Synesius of Cyrene and the American Synesii
3)Book Review
Timothy Lubin, Rites et pratiques de lhospitalit: Mondes juifs et indiens anciens, written by Philippe Bornet
Olof Sundqvist, Magic and Kingship in Medieval Iceland: The Construction of a Discourse of Political
Resistance , written by Nicolas Meylan
Zsuzsanna Vrhelyi, Pollution and Religion in Ancient Rome , written by Jack J. Lennon
Stian Sundell Torjussen, Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni
Papyrus , written by Ioanna Papadopoulou and Leonard Muellner
Issue 4
1)Research Article
Laura Feldt, Religion, Nature, and Ambiguous Space in Ancient Mesopotamia: The Mountain Wilderness in
Old Babylonian Religious Narratives
Matthias egeler, The Hunt and the Otherworld: A Breton Reading of the Massleberg Stora Skee Rock Art
Panel (Bohusln, Southern Sweden)
Niklas Foxeus, I am the Buddha, the Buddha is Me: Concentration Meditation and Esoteric Modern
Buddhism in Burma/Myanmar
2)Book Review
Christian H. Bull, The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean, written by Jrg Rpke
Dag istein Endsj, Sex, Gender and the Sacred: Reconfiguring Religion in Gender History, written by Joanna
de Groot and Sue Morgan
Peter Lchau, Sects and Stats: Overturning the Conventional Wisdom about Cult Members, written by James R.
Volume 62, 2015
Issue 1 - De-Orienting Religious Studies: Four Genealogies of the Study of Religions in Modern Asia
Andrea Marion Pinkney; John Whalen-Bridge and Robbie B.H. Goh, De-Orienting Religious Studies: Four
Genealogies of the Study of Religions in Modern Asia
Russell T. McCutcheon, The Category Religion in Recent Publications: Twenty Years Later

2)Research Article
Vasudha Narayanan, The History of the Academic Study of Religion in Universities, Centers, and Institutes in
Christian Meyer, The Emergence of Religious Studies (zongjiaoxue) in Late Imperial and Republican China,
Thongchai Winichakul, Buddhist Apologetics and a Genealogy of Comparative Religion in Siam
Lily Kong, Disrupting Asian Religious Studies: Knowledge (Re)production and the Co-construction of
Religion in Singapore
3)Book Review
Knut A. Jacobsen, Modern Hindu Personalism: The History, Life, and Thought of Bhaktisiddhnta Sarasvat,
written by Ferdinando Sardella
Britt-Mari Nsstrm, Religise Rollen rmischer Frauen in griechischen Ritualen, written by Darja
terbenc Erker
Issue 2-3 - Religion and Identity Politics: Defining Acceptable and Unacceptable Religion
2)Research Article
Ingvild Slid Gilhus, The Construction of Heresy and the Creation of Identity: Epiphanius of Salamis and His
Medicine-Chest against Heretics
Mar Marcos, Religious Violence and Hagiography in Late Antiquity
Boaz Huss, Kabbalah and the Politics of Inauthenticity: The Controversies over the Kabbalah Center
James R. Lewis, Scientology: Sect, Science, or Scam?
Jonas Otterbeck, I wouldnt call them Muslims!: Constructing a Respectable Islam
Mikael Aktor, Asymmetrical Religious Commitments? Religious Practice, Identity, and Self-Presentation
among Western Scholars of Hinduism and Buddhism
Jan Hjrpe, Essentialism or an Anthropological Approach: The Role and Function of the Scientific Study of
Religion in a Historical Perspective
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Religion Under Bureaucracy: The u.s. Case
Armin W. Geertz, Recognition of Minority Denominations in Denmark: Negotiations in Religion, Identity and
Judicial Process
3)Book Review
Gregory D. Alles, Dancing Culture Religion, written by Sam Gill
Egil Asprem, Occultism in a Global Perspective, written by Henrik Bogdan and Gordan Djurdjevic
Mathieu Boisvert, Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space, written by Knut A. Jacobsen
Gina Dahl, Iconic Books and Texts, written by James W. Watts
Muhammad Aurang Zeb Mughal, Islamic Civilization in South Asia: A History of Muslim Power and

Presence in the Indian Subcontinent, written by Burjor Avari

Issue 4
Satoko Fujiwara, Noriyoshi Tamaru(19312014)
2)Research Article
Thomas Gaston, The Egyptian Background of Gnostic Mythology
Kieko Obuse, Finding God in Buddhism: A New Trend in Contemporary Buddhist Approaches to Islam
Anne Koch, Alternative Healing as Magical Self-Care in Alternative Modernity
3)Book Review
Torkel Brekke, Taiwans Tzu Chi as Engaged Buddhism: Origins, Organization, Appeal and Social Impact,
written by Yu-Shuang Yao
Christian H. Bull, The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World, written by Gavin
Mark W. MacWilliams, The Invention of Religion in Japan , written byJason nanda Josephson
Ann Taves and Michael Barlev, Past Minds: Studies in Cognitive Historiography, written by Luther H. Martin
and Jesper Srensen
Sissel Undheim, Religion in Republican Rome: Rationalization and Ritual Change, written by Jrg Rpke
Chaminda Weerawardhana, Religion in Times of Crisis, written by Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and
Christophe Monnot
Franz Winter, Establishing the Revolutionary: An Introduction to New Religions in Japan , written byBirgit
Staemmler and Ulrich Dehn
Issue 5-6
Jane Skjoldli, The Backwash of Norenzayans Big Gods: A Post-Review Essay
2)Research Article
Matthias Egeler, The Plane Trees of Diomedes: Staging the Islands of the Blessed in the Adriatic Sea
McComas Taylor, How to Do Things with Sanskrit: Speech Act Theory and the Oral Performance of Sacred
Egil Asprem, Dis/unity of Knowledge: Models for the Study of Modern Esotericism and Science
Berit Thorbjrnsrud, The Problem of the Orthodox Diaspora: The Orthodox Church between Nationalism,
Transnationalism, and Universality
Miguel Herrero de Juregui, The Construction of Inner Religious Space in Wandering Religion of Classical

Bettina Sommer and Morten Warmind, inn from Lejre or?

3)Book Review
Mikael Aktor, Contemporary Hinduism, written by P. Pratap Kumar
Henrik Bogdan, The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion, written by Hugh B. Urban
Dag istein Endsj, More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought,
and Expression, written by J. Patrick Hornbeck ii and Michael A. Norko
Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurus of Modern Yoga, written by Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg
Volume 61, 2014
Issue 1
1)Research Article
Jakob De Roover, Incurably Religious? Consensus Gentium and the Cultural Universality of Religion
S. N. Balagangadhara, On the Dark Side of the Secular: Is the Religious-Secular Distinction a Binary?
Sarah Claerhout, Gandhi, Conversion, and the Equality of Religions: More Experiments with Truth1
Shai Secunda, The Fractious Eye: On the Evil Eye of Menstruants in Zoroastrian Tradition*
2)Book Review
Liselotte Frisk, Vernavular Religion in Everyday life: Expressions of Belief, written by Marion Bowman and
lo Valk
Anne Koch, The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS, written by Monica M. Emerich
T. M. Luhrmann, Spirit Possession and Trance: New Interdisciplinary Perspectives, written by Bettina E.
Schmidt and Lucy Huskinson
Lisbeth Mikaelsson, Handbook of Religion and the Authority of Science, written by James R. Lewis and Olav
Hkon Tandberg, When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God,
written by Tanya M. Luhrmann
Ann Taves, Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture: Image and Word in the Mind of Narrative,


by Armin W. Geertz and Jeppe Sinding Jensen

Issue 2-3 - Methodological Debates in the Study of Religion

Cameron David Warner, On the Relationship Between Method and the Object of Study When Studying
Michael Stausberg, Bellahs Religion in Human Evolution: A Post-Review

2)Reaearch Article
Michael Lambek, Recognizing Religion: Disciplinary Traditions, Epistemology, and History
Joseph Bulbulia; Marc Stewart Wilson and Chris G. Sibley, Thin and Thinner: Hypothesis-driven Research
and the Study of Humans
Ann Taves, History and the Claims of Revelation: Joseph Smith and the Materialization of the Golden Plates
William S. Waldron, Text and Context in Religious Studies and Yogcra Cognitive Theory: Discovering
Theory in the Wild
Webb Keane, Ethics as Piety
Joel S. Kahn, Encountering Extraordinary Worlds: The Rules of Ethnographic Engagement and the Limits of
Anthropological Knowing
Armin W. Geertz, Long-lost Brothers: On the Co-histories and Interactions Between the Comparative Science
of Religion and the Anthropology of Religion
3)Book Review
Dylan Burns, Cosmology and Fate in Gnosticism and Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Under Pitiless Skies, written
by Nicola Denzey Lewis
Jens Kreinath, Ritual, Media, and Conflict, written by Ronald L. Grimes, Ute Hsken, Udo Simon, and Eric
Joseph Laycock, Fantasy and Belief: Alternative Religions, Popular Narratives and Digital Cultures, written
by Danielle Kirby
Mar Marcos, Religiones en Espaa: Historia y presente, written by Francisco Diez de Velasco
Stefan Olsson, More than Mythology: Narratives, Ritual Practices and Regional Distribution in Pre-Christian
Scandinavian Religions, written by Catharina Raudvere and Jens Peter Schjdt
Issue 4
1)Research Article
David R. Vishanoff, Other Peoples Scriptures: Mythical Texts of Imagined Communities
Ryan Wesley Szpiech, The Aura of an Alphabet: Interpreting the Hebrew Gospels in Ramon Marts Dagger of
Faith (1278)
Nathan Hofer, Scriptural Substitutions and Anonymous Citations: Judaization as Rhetorical Strategy in a
Jewish Sufi Text
Garry Sparks, The Use of Mayan Scripture in the Americas First Christian Theology
2)Book Review
Per Kvrne, The Museum on the Roof of the World: Art, Politics and the Representation of Tibet, written by
Clare E. Harris
Jrgen Podemann Srensen, Defining Magic: A Reader, written by Otto Bernd-Christian and Michael
Margrethe Lv, Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality: Ethnographic Approaches, written by Anna

Fedele and Kim Knibbe

John J. McGraw, Judaic Technologies of the Word: A Cognitive Analysis of Jewish Cultural Formation,
written by Gabriel Levy
Bengt-Ove Andreassen, A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion, written by Craig Martin
Christian Bull, La voie dHerms: Pratiques rituelles et traits hermtiques, written by Anna Van den
Issue 5-6
1)Research Article
Adrian Mihai, Comparatism in the Neoplatonic Pantheon of Late Antiquity: Damascius, De Princ. III 159.6
Amir Ahmadi, The Magoi and Daimones in Column vi of the Derveni Papyrus
Jonathan Cahana, Androgyne or Undrogyne?: Queering the Gnostic Myth
Benjamin Brown, But Me No Buts: The Theological Debate Between the Hasidim and the Mitnagdim in
Light of the Discourse-Markers Theory
Dylan M. Burns, Sethian Crowns, Sethian Martyrs? Jewish Apocalypses and Christian Martyrs in a Gnostic
Literary Tradition
Jonas Svensson, Gods Rage: Muslim Representations of hiv/aids as a Divine Punishment from the Perspective
of the Cognitive Science of Religion
James R. Lewis, The Youth-Crisis Model of Conversion: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed?
Marianna Ruah-Midbar, The Sacralization of Randomness: The Theological Imagination and the Logic of
Digital Divination Rituals
Richard L. Gordon, Coming to Terms with the Oriental Religions of the Roman Empire
3)Book Review
Asbjrn Dyrendal, Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics, written by Marco Pasi
Liselotte Frisk, The Cambridge Companion to New Religious Movements, written by Olav Hammer and Mikael
Per Kvrne, Le renoncement au fminin. Couvents et nonnes dans le bouddhisme tibtain, written by Nicola
Mikael Rothstein, Critical Reflections on Indigenous Religions, written by James L. Cox
Volume 60, 2013
Issue 1

Kocku Von Stuckrad and Anders Klostergaard Petersen, The Gods as Role Models in Western Traditions:
Introduction to the Special Issue
2)Research Article
Anders Klostergaard Petersen, Attaining Divine Perfection through Different Forms of Imitation
Robert A. Segal, The Blurry Line Between Humans and Gods
Christoph Jedan, Metaphors of Closeness: Reflections on Homoisis Thei in Ancient Philosophy and Beyond
Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, A Way of Salvation: Becoming Like God in Nag Hammadi
Martin Reixinger, Rendering Muammad Human Again: The Prophetology of Muammad b. Abd al-Wahhb
Kocku von Stuckrad, What I Cannot Build I Cannot Understand: Transgressive Discourses in Life Sciences
and Synthetic Biology
3)Book Review
Philippe Bornet, Protestantisch-westliche Mission und syrisch-orthodoxe Kirche in Kerala. Von den Anfngen
bis 1840, written by Reinhold Wagner
Peter Jackson, Religious Studies: The Key Concepts, written by Carl Olson
P. Pratap Kumar, City of 201 Gods: Il-If in Time, Space, and the Imagination, written by Jacob K. Olupona
Einar Thomassen, The Rise of Christianity through the Eyes of Gibbon, Harnack and Rodney Stark, written by
Jan N. Bremmer
Franz Winter, Meditation und Moderne. Zur Genese eines Kernbereichs moderner Spiritualitt in der
Wechselwirkung zwischen Westeuropa, Nordamerika und Asien, written by Karl Baier
Issue 2-3
1)Research Article
Gideon Aran, On Religiosity and Super-religiosity (I): Measures of Radical Religion
Alexander Kulik, How the Devil Got His Hooves and Horns: The Origin of the Motif and the Implied
Demonology of 3 Baruch
Abdulkader Tayob, Al Frq between the History of Religions and Islamic Theology
Nathan Hofer, Abraham Abulafias Mystical Reading of the Guide for the Perplexed
Ilaria L.E. Ramelli, Origen in Augustine: A Paradoxical Reception
Bernd-Christian Otto, Towards Historicizing Magic in Antiquity 1
2)Book Review
Jan N. Bremmer, Bestattungsrituale und Totenkult in der rmischen Kaiserzeit, edited by Jrg Rpke and John
Hans J. L. Jensen, Reconsidering the Concept of Revolutionary Monotheism, edited by Beate -PongratzLeisten
Nils Arne Pedersen and John Mller Larsen, Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism

(Comparative Islamic Studies), written by John C. Reeves

Nicola Pozza, Engaging South Asian Religions: Boundaries, Appropriations, and Resistances (Hindu Studies),
edited by Mathew N. Schmalz and Peter Gottschalk
Anne Stensvold, Victimes au fminin (Lquinoxe), edited by Fransesca Prescendi and Agnes A. Nagy
Sissel Undheim, Approaches to the Visual in Religion, edited by Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati and Christopher
Issue 4
1)Research Article
Gideon Aran, On Religiosity and Super-religiosity (II): The Case of Jewish Ultra-orthodoxy
Franz Winter, A Greek God in a Japanese New Religion: On Hermes in Kfuku-no-Kagaku
Alexander Rubel, Persnliche Frmmigkeit und religises Erlebnis Wesenszge der griechischen Religion am
Beispiel von Heilkulten
2)Book Review
Asbjrn Dyrendal, Violence and New Religious Movements, edited by James R. Lewis
Knut A. Jacobsen, Understanding the Brahma Kumaris, written by Frank Whaling
Rebecca Sachs Norris, Religions in Play: Games, Rituals, and Virtual Worlds, edited by Maya Burger and
Philippe Bornet
Jesper Srensen, Magie: Rezeption- und Diskursgeschichtliche Analysen von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit,
written by Bernd-Christian Otto
James V. Spickard, Violence as Worship: Religious Wars in the Age of Globalization, written by Hans G.
Michael Stausberg, The Sacred Is the Profane: The Political Nature of Religion, written by William E.
Arnal and Russell T. McCutcheon
John O. Voll, The Anthropology of Islam Reader, edited by Jens Kreinath
Issue 5-6
Peter Antes and Riccardo Nanini, In Memoriam: Julien Ries (19202013)
2)Research Article
Jonathan Duquette, Space in Relation to God or the Absolute in the Thought of Henry More and akara: An
Exercise in Comparative Philosophy
Per Faxneld, The Devil is Red: Socialist Satanism in the Nineteenth Century
Benjamin J. Fleming, Making Land Sacred: Inscriptional Evidence for Buddhist Kings and Brahman Priests in
Medieval Bengal
Charles G. Hberl, Dissimulation or Assimilation? The Case of the Mandans

Jens-Andr P. Herbener, On the Term Monotheism

Bryan Rennie, Raffaele Pettazzoni from the Perspective of the Anglophone Academy
3)Book Review
Martin Bauman, Religionen erforschen: Kulturwissenschaftliche Methoden in der Religionswissenschaft,
edited by Stefan Kurth and Karsten Lehmann
Dag istein Endsj, Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life, edited by Peter Nyns and Andrew
Kam-Tuck Yip
Kennet Granholm, Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture, written by Wouter
J. Hanegraaff
Siv Ellen kraft, Religion and Tourism: Crossroads, Destinations and Encounters, written by Michael Stausberg
Liv Ingeborg Lied, The Fantastic in Religious Narrative from Exodus to Elisha, written by Laura Feldt
Geoffrey Samuel, The Taming of the Demons: Violence and Liberation in Tibetan Buddhism, written by Jacob
P. Dalton
Volume 59, 2012
Issue 1
1)Research Article
Jonathan Schofer, Ethical Formation and Subjection
Birgitte Bgh, Mother of the Gods: Goddess of Power and Protector of Cities
Michel Gardaz, Mircea Eliade et le nouvel homme la chemise verte
2)Book Review
Christoph Auffarth, Schriften zur Theologie und Religionsphilosophie 18881902, written by Ernst Troeltsch;
Rezensionen und Kritiken 19151923, written by Ernst Troeltsch
Christian H. Bull, The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science, written by Kevin van Bladel
Dag istein Endsj, Religion and Material Culture: The Matter of Belief, edited by David Morgan
Gavin Flood, ivas Demon Devotee: Kraikkl Ammaiyr, written by Elaine Craddock
Anne Koch, Salvation Goods and Religious Markets: Theory and Applications, edited by Jrg Stolz
James V. Spickard, Holy Nations and Global Identities: Civil Religion, Nationalism, and Globalisation, edited
by Annika Hvithamar, Margit Warburg, and Brian Arly Jacobsen
Silke k. Yasmin Fischer, Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan
Monastic Culture, written by Jeffrey Samuels
Issue 2-3
1)Research Article
Pia Andersson, Alternative Archaeology: Many Pasts in Our Present

Carole M. Cusack, Charmed Circle: Stonehenge, Contemporary Paganism, and Alternative Archaeology
Peter Hiscock, Cinema, Supernatural Archaeology, and the Hidden Human Past
Cynthia Ann Humes, Hindutva, Mythistory, and Pseudoarchaeology
James R. Lewis, Excavating Tradition: Alternative Archaeologies as Legitimation Strategies
Jonas Richter, Traces of the Gods: Ancient Astronauts as a Vision of Our Future
Adam Stout, Grounding Faith at Glastonbury: Episodes in the Early History of Alternative Archaeology
2)Book Review
Marianne C. Qvortrup Fibiger, Women in the Hindu Tradition: Rules, Roles and Exceptions, written by
Mandakranta Bose
Halvor Moxnes, Locating the Past/Discovering the Present: Perspectives on Religion, Culture and Marginality,
edited by David Gay and Stephen R. Reimer
Christopher D.L. Johnson, Spiritual Elders: Charisma and Tradition in Russian Orthodoxy, written by Irina
Paert. Dekalb
Kathryn T. McClymond, Religion of the Gods: Ritual, Paradox, and Reflexivity, written by Kimberley C.
John D. Turner, Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking: Rethinking Sethianism in Light of the Ophite
Evidence, written by Tuomas Rasimus
Mona Helen Farstad, Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources, written by Susan A.
Issue 4
1)Research Article
Antn Alvar Nuo, Ocular Pathologies and the Evil Eye in the Early Roman Principate
Yitzhak Freedman, Altar of Words: Text and Ritual in Taittirya Upaniad 2
Manfred Hutter, Half Mandir and Half Gurdwara: Three Local Hindu Communities in Manila, Jakarta, and
Istvn Keul, Blending into the Religious Landscape: The Yogins in Benares
2)Book Review
Henrik Bogdan, Hermes in the Academy: Ten Years Study of Western Esotericism at the University of
Amsterdam, edited by Wouter J. Hanegraaff and Joyce Pijnenburg
Naomi Janowitz, Magical Practice in the Latin West: Papers from the International Conference Held at the
University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.1 Oct. 2005, edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisc Marco Simn
Per Kvrne, Un horizon infini: Explorateurs et voyageurs franais au Tibet (18461912), written by Samuel
Panagiotis Mitkidis, Religion, Economy, and Cooperation, edited by Ilkka Pyysiinen
Jennifer Rose, Reflexive Gemeinschaft: Religion, Tradition und Konflikt bei den Parsi Zoroastriern in Indien,
written by Rafael Walthert

Mikael Rothstein, Irelands New Religious Movements, edited by Olivia Cosgrove, Laurence Cox, Carmen
Kuhling and Peter Mulholland
Issue 5-6
1)Research Article
Jeffrey T. Kenney, Millennial Politics in Modern Egypt: Islamism and Secular Nationalism in Context and
Yaakov Ariel, Israel in Contemporary Evangelical Christian Millennial Thought
Peter Jan Margry, Marys Reincarnation and the Banality of Salvation: The Millennialist Cultus of the Lady of
All Nations/Peoples
Tomislav Bili, Apollo, Helios, and the Solstices in the Athenian, Delphian, and Delian Calendars
Peter Jackson, A New Order of the Ages: Eschatological Vision in Virgil and Beyond
Richard Last, A Style-Sensitive Approach to Religion and Film
Joseph Bulbulia and Edward Slingerland, Religious Studies as a Life Science
2)Book Review
Guy G. Stroumsa, Gewalt und Opfer, im Dialog mit Walter Burkert, edited by Anton Bierl and Wolfgang
Mikael Rothstein, Invented Religions: Imagination, Fiction and Faith, written by Carole M. Cusack
Michael Stausberg, Spiritual Tourism: Travel and Religious Practice in Western Society, written by Alex
Kocku von Stuckrad, The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion, edited by
Michael Stausberg and Steven Engle
Kennet Granholm, Locations of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Esoteric Discourse and
Western Identities, written by Kocku von Stuckrad.
Stian Sundell Torjussen, Paradise Earned: The Bacchic-Orphic Gold Lamellae of Crete, written by
Yannis Z. Tzifopoulos