Ninth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society
About The Event
Call for Papers
Date: April 25–26, 2019
Venue: University of Granada, Granada, Spain
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 25, 2018
The scope of this conference, journal, book series, and online Research Network is as broad as possible in the field of religious studies. Together, these forums seek to create a space for the representation of any and all perspectives on the role of religion and spirituality in society. We also welcome a wide variety of disciplinary practices. The perspectives captured in these spaces range from committed within-religion views, to comparative or pan-religious views, to areligious empirical or theoretical readings of the role of religion and spirituality in society. Above all, they provide spaces for open dialogue on the sources of foundational or essential meaning.
We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:
– Theme 1: Religious Foundations
On the sources, modes, and manifestations of religiosity.
– Theme 2: Religious Community and Socialization
On learning religious ways, spiritual ways of life, and religious institutions.
– Theme 3: Religious Commonalities and Differences
On variations in religious forms and the relationships between different religions.
– Theme 4: The Politics of Religion
On the relations of religion to the state and civil society.
– 2019 Special Focus: “Universal Religious Symbols: Mutual Influences and Specific Relationships”
Symbols are especially tied to Religion. All religions, one way or another, contain a wide variety of symbols such us figures, ceremonies and rituals, temples, sacred sites, myths and historical accounts, among many others. They are the vehicle of the transcendence manifestation, so that their meaning never run out…
More information at: http://religioninsociety.com/2019-conference/
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