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 13, No 39 (2014): JSRI vol. 13, issue 39, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

Moses’ Role in Writing the Torah: The History of Jewish Fundamental Tenet PDF
Eran Viezel 3-44
The Moment Of Faith: Against Relativism Through A Reinterpretation Of The Story Of Abraham PDF
Justin M. Zyla 45-67
Asian Modernization and Mediatization of Religion PDF
Sunny Yoon 68-90
The "Self-Shaping" of Culture and Its Ideological Resonance: The Complicity of Ethos and Pathos in the Japanese Advertising Disco PDF
Rodica Frentiu 91-116
Religion and Folklore or About the Syncretism of Faith and Beliefs PDF
Gabriela Rusu-Pasarin 117-139
The Role of Religion in Advertising: The Case Study of the "Batman" TV Commercial PDF
Maria Cernat 140-163
Religious Leadership and Environmental Concerns. A Mining Project Case Study PDF
Calina Ana Butiu, Mihai Pascaru 164-180
The Mediation Effect of Response Expectancies between Religious Coping and Non-Volitional Responses in Patients with Breast Cancer PDF
Aurelian I. Bizo, Adrian N. Opre, Alina S. Rusu 181-202
Religion in a Secular State and State Religion in Practice: Assessing Religious Influence, Tolerance, and National Stability in Nigeria and Malaysia PDF
Chuwunenye Clifford Njoku, Hamidin Abd. Hamid 203-235
The Role of Pentecostalism in Democratic Development. A Case Study of Brazil PDF
Amber Johansen 236-262


Dynamics of Religion in a Broader Europe PDF
Ioana Repciuc 263-274

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