Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies

J.S.R.I. is an international on-line publication of SCIRI (the Seminar for the Interdisciplinary Research of Religions and Ideologies) and SACRI (the Academic Society for the Research of Religions and Ideologies). It is a peer-review academic publication intended for professors and researchers interested in the study of religions and ideologies.

J.S.R.I. encourages interdisciplinary approaches of religions, engaging the following domains: religious studies, philosophy of religions, ethics, political philosophy and political science, anthropology, sociology, interreligious dialogue and communications theory. All articles must explore the religious dimension of the issues covered.

J.S.R.I. is an open-access journal published on the internet, with three issues per year. The languages in which materials can be published are English and Romanian.

J.S.R.I. does not provide authors with offprints of published materials, but we will notify them by email when their manuscript is published online. There is no fee for the publication of articles in the journal.

Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies is the first Romanian journal included in Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Current Contents: Arts & Humanities, Thompson-Reuters ISI databases.

JSRI is covered, among others, in: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thompson-Reuters ISI database); Current Contents: Arts & Humanities (Thompson-Reuters ISI database); ISI Web of Knowledge; SCOPUS; EBSCO; DOAJ; Pro-Quest; J-Gate; Gale; CEEOL; Index to the Study of Religions Online (Brill).

Vol 14, No 42 (2015): JSRI vol. 14, issue 42, Winter 2015

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

Postmodern Ethics, Multiple Selves, and the Future of Democracy PDF
Cristian Iftode 3-26
The Figure of the Apostle Paul in Contemporary Philosophy (Heidegger, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek) PDF
Erzsébet Kerekes 27-53
Christianity and Non-Christian Religions in Karl Rahner’s Vision PDF
Jean Nedelea 54-77
The Right to Mission in Human Rights Law, “Mission to Amish People” and “Jews for Jesus” PDF
Maria Grazia Martino 78-99
The Concept of Human Rights as an Answer to Religious Fundamentalism in a Modern Democratic Society PDF
Inocent-Mária V. Szaniszló 100-120
Conceptualizing Jihad Among Southeast Asia’s Radical Salafi Movements PDF
Kamarulnizam Abdullah, Mohd Afandi Salleh 121-146
Unveiling Romanian Muslim Women. An Inquiry into the Religious and Identity-Building Meanings of the Hijab PDF
Elena Negrea-Busuioc, Corina Daba-Buzoianu, Cristina Cîrtiță-Buzoianu 147-171
Writing the Disaster: A Philippine Case Study of the Challenge to Traditional Theodicy in Popular Media PDF
Jesus Deogracias Principe 172-197
“The Return of the Sacred”: Implicit Religion and Initiation Symbolism in Zvyagintsev’s Vozvrashchenie (2003) PDF
Andrada Fătu-Tutoveanu 198-230
Invitation to a Deity’s Celebration: How Social Media Influences Participation in the Activities of Chinese Folk Temples PDF
Kuo-Yan Wang 231-251

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