CESNUR - Centro Studi sulle Nuove Religioni diretto da Massimo Introvigne

The 2012 International Conference

Religion in a Globalized Context: The Mediterranean and the World

torinoThe 2012 CESNUR Conference, co-organized with Intercultural Studies and Research Laboratory (URAC 57) and Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) at Chouaîb Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco, and the International Society for the Study of New Religions

El Jadida, Morocco, 20-22 September 2012
Chouaîb Doukkali University



Presidents and Talibés: Islamic Brotherhoods and the 2012 Presidential Elections in Senegal, by Massimo Introvigne

Relation de voyage - El Jadida, Maroc, Jean-Pierre Laurant et PierLuigi Zoccatelli

La Tradition selon René Guénon (1886-1951), du pensé au vécu, by Jean-Pierre Laurant

The Mormon Moment in Historical Perspective: Mormon Candidates for National Office, the Use of Anti-Mormonism in Elections, and the Current Campaign of Obama versus Romney, by Michael W. Homer
PowerPoint Presentation

Afrocentricity in African New Religious and Spiritual Movements, by Marzia A. Coltri

Effects of "Minhaj Al-Qasideen" In the Rectification of society, by Abdul Hai Madni

Le langage du sang dans les mystiques catholiques du bassin de la Mer Mediterranée, par Anna Maria Turi

The Changing Face of Eastern Religions in the United States, by Constance A. Jones

Dialectical understanding of "Ultimate Reality" in Religious Pluralism: Focused on theism in comparison of Christianity, Donghak and Daesoon Thoughts, by Jae-Hyun Park

Spell Training of New Religions in Korea and its Characteristics, by Lee Gyungwon

Changing the Rules of the Game: How African Christianity Defied Global Religious Understanding ... And What This Means, by Dyron Daughrity

Ecumenical with the Truth? Jehovah's Witnesses and Dialogue, by George Chryssides

"Anti-Cult Measures" by Japanese Universities, by Shunsuke Uotani

Religious Pluralism: Religious Minorities in Castilla y León (Spain), by Sergio Miranda, Jesus Alberto Valero-Matas, Maria Victoria Martìn Arranz
PowerPoint Presentation

Japan: Abduction and Deprivation of Freedom for the Purpose of Religious De-Conversion, by Willy Fautré

Sects in the Teaching of John Paul II, by Luis Santamaria

Thomasine Metamorphosis: Community, Text, and Transmission from Greek to Coptic, by David William Kim

New Religious Movements: Challenges to Christians World Wide, by Kehinde Adedayo Adeola

Mediating to Settle Conflicts in Cultic Groups: Some Useful Methodologies, by Raffaella Di Marzio

New Religious Innovation in Contemporary Korea: Inter-Religious Clash, by Kim Chongsuh

Saints and the Cultural Construction of Fear in Morocco: A historical Perspective, by Mohammed Mahnaoui – paper (in Arabic), summary (in English)

American Muslim women convert’s and the reinterpretation of Islam: A study of American women converts’ writings, by Elkoubaiti Naoual

Schism the Unification Movement: The Theological Dimensions (an insider’s view), by Dan Fefferman

The Cultural Switch Gear in the Arab Spring of Morocco, by Mohammed Maarouf and Paul Willis

Darryl Anka and "Bashar": Modern Channeling between Alien Narrative and Ancient Esotericism, by Francesco Baroni

State-Church Relationships Regulation Systems: Between National Identities and Minority Religions Rights, by Alessandro Amicarelli

Fragments choisis de récits de Propaganda Fide, de missionnaires capucins italiens dans le Royaume du Congo du XVIIe siècle [in French], by José Sarzi Amade

Religion or Sedition?:The Domestic Terrorism Trial of the Hutaree, a Michigan-based Christian Militia, by Susan J. Palmer