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. 

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Vol 15, No 45 (2016): JSRI vol. 15, issue 45, Winter 2016

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

Plato’s Cosmic Animal Vs. the Daoist Cosmic Plant: Religious and Ideological Implications PDF
Richard McDonough 3-23
There Is No Sensus Divinitatis PDF
Hans van Eyghen 24-40
An Ethics of Concrete Others: An Ethics for the Vulnerable in a Globalizing World PDF
Hochul Kwak 41-75
Postmodernism and the Simulacrum of Religion in Universities PDF
Aura Elena Schussler 76-95
What Does Religion Have to Say About Ecology? A New Appraisal of Naturalism PDF
Jaco Beyers 96-119
Race and Ethnicity Discourse in Biblical Studies and Beyond PDF
Sung Uk Lim 120-142
Between Christianity and Asian Traditions in 20th-Century China: The Contributions of Wu Leichuan PDF
Kang Ji Yeon 143-161
Seeking Authenticity. Philosophy and Poetry in the Communication-Construed World PDF
Sandu Frunza 162-178
Minister For a Day - Online Ordination and the Place of Religion in the 21st Century PDF
Michel Clasquin-Johnson 179-206
The Usages of Internet and New Media by the Romanian Seventh-Day Adventist Clergy PDF
Mihaela-Alexandra Tudor, Agnos-Millian Herteliu 207-233
The Relation Between Worldviews and Intergenerational Altruism in Turkey: An Empirical Approach PDF
Mehmet Bulut, K. Ali Akkemik, Koray Göksal 234-256
Status After Death. Understanding Posthumous Social Influence Through a Case Study on the Christian-Orthodox Tradition PDF
Ștefania Matei, Marian Preda 257-282
The Role of Religion in Businesses from a Three-Dimensional Perspective – Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Organizational Management PDF
Daniela Tatiana Agheorghiesei (Corodeanu), Ion Copoeru, Nicolae Horia 283-309
Christian Mercy and Pro-Social Behaviors in the Memory of the Deportation of German Ethnics from Romania to the Soviet Union PDF
Lavinia Betea 310-337
Biblically Inspired Tattoos in Forensic Examinations Made on Inmates’ Bodies in Prisons Territorially Assigned to the Forensic Institute of Medicine from Cluj PDF
Dan Perju-Dumbravă, Daniel Ureche, Cristian Gherman, Ovidiu Chiroban, Laurian Ștefan Bonea, Carmen Corina Radu 338-356

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