Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies

The Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 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. Publication in JSRI is completely free of charge.

J.S.R.I. is indexed in the following databases: Clarivate Analytics (former ISI - Thompson-Reuters), Web of Knowledge, SCOPUS, EBSCO, ProQuest, Brill, Gale, ERIH Plus.


Vol 17, No 51 (2018): JSRI Volume 17, Issue 51, Winter 2018

Table of Contents

Studies and Articles

Returning Women to their Place? Religious Fundamentalism, Gender Bias and Violence against Women PDF
Korinna Zamfir 3-20
Future Perspectives on Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue on the basis of current documents of the Great and Holy Synod of Crete PDF
Ioan Moga 21-37
Informal allies on a common mission: the Serbian state and the orthodox church in recent nation-building processes PDF
Vladan Jovanovic 38-52
World Outlook and Institutional Foundations of State Confessional Policy in Modern Russia PDF
Regina Mukhametzyanova-Duggal 53-68
Neoliberalism and the Moro Struggle in Southern Philippines PDF
Regletto Aldrich Imbong 69-84
Religious References in Romanian and Hungarian News and Comments on the Refugee Crisis PDF
Hanna Orsolya Vincze 85-99
Religion and Political System. Representation of the Romanian Orthodox Church in the Media Coverage of the Colectiv incident PDF
Rodica Melinda Sutu 100-114
'It's a Game Everyone's Already Playing' The Creating-Our-Reality Motif Between Secularization and Spiritualization in Contemporary Western Popular Spirituality PDF
Marianna Ruah-Midbar Shapiro 115-133
The Jewish Nazirite and the Hindu Sanyasin: Challenge, Sociology, and Theology PDF
Amir Mashiach 134-147
The Politics Between Theology and Messianism in Secular Times PDF
Dmytro Shevchuk, Kateryna Shevchuk 148-161
Philosophy, Spirituality, Therapy PDF
Sandu Frunza 162-178


Themes of Existence PDF
Vasile Catalin Bobb 179-184
A theological perspective on self-development in the 20th and 21th centuries PDF
Iuliu-Marius Morariu 185-189

ISSN: 1583-0039