This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
1 August 2017
Jewish Love Magic is a monograph by Ortal-Paz Saar dedicated to the supernatural methods employed by Jews in order to generate love, grace or hate.
7 April 2017
In this book scholars from different disciplines map the different aspects of the dynamics of changing, contesting and contested religious identities.
8 December 2016
"´Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions´ is quite simply a scholarly masterpiece, a path-breaking and fascinating piece of research"
21 November 2016
Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History covers Northern and Eastern Europe in the period 1600-1700.
31 October 2016
In this book scholars from various disciplines explore issues related to identity and religion, that people encounter when affected by migration dynamics.
27 October 2016
In this book Umar Ryad focuses on the political perceptions of the Hajj, its appeal on Muslims and the role of Europe in pre-colonial and colonial empires
4 October 2016
Joas Wagemakers presents the diversity among quietist Salafis on a range of ideological and political issues, particularly their relationship with the state.
28 July 2016
Birgit Meyer and Maruška Svašek edited the volume 'Creativity in Transition: Politics and Aesthetics of Cultural Production Across the Globe'.
5 July 2016
In the series ‘Ethical annotations’, researchers and students of the Ethics Institute are listing all moral considerations linked to refugee admission
22 June 2016
This special issue is based on the European research project 'Iconic Religion', in which Prof. Birgit Meyer is one of the principal investigators.
7 March 2016
In their new book, Gerhard Bos and Marcus Düwell explore the implications of our moral responsibilities with regard to the rights of future generations.
23 February 2016
The book 'The end of animal life: a start for ethical debate' helps to deal with the many questions related to the end of animal life.
10 December 2015
This new book by Christian Lange explores traditions of thinking about the afterlife in Islamic history.
18 October 2015
In her new book, Birgit Meyer explores Ghanaian video culture in relation to Christianity.
5 October 2015
This volume, edited by Christian Lange, is the first book-length analytic study of the Muslim hell.