Entangled Religions

Entangled Religions (ER)

offers space for innovative approaches, latest findings and synergy between scholars from all disciplines who research matters of religious contact and transfer.

The so-called world religions and other religious traditions are not, and have hardly ever been, homogeneous. Nor have they formed or evolved in isolation. The study of Religions, however, has been split into different fields for contingent reasons.
This is a disadvantage especially with regard to topics relating to cross- and trans-religious processes whose research requires the joined expertise of different philologies and area studies.

Here, Entangled Religions offers common ground:
It provides a platform which brings together scholars of various academic specializations – ranging from philologies to the social sciences – and incorporates historical as well as contemporary research.

Thanks to this inclusiveness, Entangled Religions approaches the complex issue of religious contact from a wide range of angles and subjects.
We offer room for scholars' pressing questions regarding the effects of reciprocal contact - at different times, in different places, for people of various backgrounds - between faiths, religions, believes, dogmas, convictions, traditions, rituals etc.

Entangled Religions is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
It is a project of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg (KHK) "Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe" at the Center for Religious Studies Research Department (CERES) of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB).

It is registered under the ISSN 2363-6696.



Entangled Religions is indexed in:

the ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®), http://www.atla.com

the Bielefeld Academic Search Engine BASE, http://www.base-search.net/


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Our journal is peer-reviewed, open access, and offers publication free of charge...There are many good reasons!

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We take pride in the international range of our authors!

Click here to find out more about publishing with ER, or contact us at er-contact@rub.de.

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Vol 3 (2016)

Table of Contents


Hans-Georg Soeffner


Barbara Roggema
Sebastian Rimestad
Eli Franco