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 43 (2016): JSRI vol. 15, issue 43, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

Wittgenstein: From a Religious Point of View? PDF
Richard McDonough 3-27
A Levinasian Opening on the Affirmative Ethics of Care PDF
Antonio Sandu 28-47
Parents' Religious and Secular Perspectives on IVF Planning in Serbia PDF
Veselin Mitrović 48-81
Medical, Social and Christian Aspects in Patients with Major Lower Limb Amputations PDF
Bogdan Stancu, Georgel Rednic, Nicolae Ovidiu Grad, Ion Aurel Mironiuc, Claudia Diana Gherman 82-101
Reading Maize: a narrative and psychological approach to the study of divination in Mesoamerica PDF
Araceli Rojas 102-124
Religion as a Major Institution in the Emergence and Expansion of Modern Capitalism. From Protestant Political Doctrines to Enlightened Reform PDF
Aurelian-Petruş Plopeanu, Ion Pohoaţă 125-143
Turkish Experiments in Democracy: The Democratic Party and Religion in Politics Through the Eyes of French Diplomats PDF
İdris Yücel 144-176

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The opinions expressed in the texts published are the author’s own and do not necessarily express the views of JSRI editors. The authors assume all responsibility for the ideas expressed in the materials published.