CESNUR - Centro Studi sulle Nuove Religioni diretto da Massimo Introvigne

The 2013 CESNUR Conference co-organized by
Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR)
International Society for the Study of New Religions (ISSNR)
Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University
Finyar (The Nordic Network for the Study of New Religiosity)
Dalarna University


Falun (Sweden), 21-24 June 2013
Dalarna University, Högskolegatan 2, Falun



The Changing Concept of ‘New Religions’ from a Religio-typological Context, by Chongsuh Kim

An Update on Religious Freedom Issues Relating to the Unification Church in Japan With Special Focus on Mr. Toru Goto’s Civil Lawsuit, by Shunsuke Uotani

The Spiritist Revival – the Raising Voice of Popular Religion?, by Dr. Anne Kalvig

A Feminine Psychology/Philosophy in NRMs: On the Problem of Empathy, by Marzia A. Coltri

The Movement for the Spiritual Integration into the Absolute. Facets of an identity: minority of conscience, minority of sexual practice, and minority born of repression, by Gabriel Andreescu

Neo-Pagans On-Line: an Example of Third Space, by Giulia Evolvi

The Jehovah's Witnesses' Changing Hymnody, by George D. Chryssides

Jesus' Wife: A New Controversy in the Study of Christian Study, by David W. Kim

Christian Science in Ecumenical Dialogue: signs of change from insularity toward ecumenical relationships, by Shirley Paulson

The Danish Pluralism Project and some preliminary conclusion, by Lars Ahlin

Squeezing into Uncomfortable Spaces: Scholarly Objectivity and Strong Opinions, by David Webster

Religions in Italy 2013, by PierLuigi Zoccatelli 

Unorthodox Orthodoxy in Britain, by Margaret Z. Wilkins

The Reluctant Player: Negotiating Tensions in  the Study of Religious Satanism, by Cimminnee Holt

Shifting Feminisms in the Jewish Renewal Movement, by Chava Weissler

“We Are No Longer Able To Hear God!”: A consideration of Christianity’s fall from grace in Western Europe, by Dyron B. Daughrity

Analysis of the Religious Pluralis in Spain, by Sonia Bartol Sánchez

‘Times they are a-Changing’– Faith Conversations in 2013, by Göran Appelgren

The Gulen movement and its contributions: New social movements perspective, by Yu-Cheng Liu

Christian-Moslem Relations in Southeast Asia: Towards Peace and Harmony, by Elizabeth T. Urgel