Approaching Religion Vol 3/1

Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to announce that the open access e-journal Approaching Religion has published a new issue:

Vol. 3/ 1 (July, 2013)
Theme: Shifiting gear: new agendas in the sociological study of religion
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  • Birgitte Schepelern Johansen and Stephanie Garling (Guest Editors): Editorial
  • Birgitte Schepelern Johansen: Post-secular sociology: modes, possibilities and challenges
  • Stephanie Garling: Approaching religion through linguistics: methodological thoughts on a linguistic analysis of religion in political communication
  • Katarzyna Zieliska: Concepts of religion in debates on secularization
  • Urszula Idziak-Smoczynska: The theological turn of postmodernity: to be alive again
  • Melanie Eulitz: Book Reviews

AR is published by the Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in bo, Finland. Its purpose is to publish current research on religion and to offer a platform for scholarly co-operation and debate within the field. The journal appears twice a year and consists of articles and book reviews. It addresses an international readership and, as the title suggests, approaches the field of religion from a broad perspective, engaging contributors from different theoretical and methodological traditions.