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); ERIH PLUS.


Vol 15, No 44 (2016): JSRI vol. 15, issue 44, Summer 2016

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

From Eden to Utopia. A Morphology of the Utopian Genre PDF
Corin Braga 3-32
Misrepresentation of Muslims and Islamophobic public discourses in recent Romanian media narratives PDF
Doru Pop 33-51
Ideology, Memory and Religion in Post-Communist East Central Europe: A Comparative Study Focused on Post-Holocaust PDF
Michael Shafir 52-110
The Religious Community and the Communist Regime in the Case of Montenegro, 1945-1955 PDF
Adnan Prekic 111-136
Modernization and Propaganda: Periodicals, Ecclesiastical Circulars and the Romanian Society in Transylvania during the Modern Period PDF
Ioan Bolovan 137-152
Uncovering the Relationship between Materialism, Status Consumption and Impulsive Buying: Newfound Status of Islamists in Turkey PDF
Volkan Yeniaras 153-177
Kendo: Between “religion” and “nationalism” PDF
Jonathan Tuckett 178-204
Coping Behavior of Orthodox Religious Students in Russia PDF
Oleg Pavenkov, Ilya Shmelev, Mariia Rubtcova 205-224

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