Subject area Religious Studies

Subject area

Even in the secular age, most people are searching for meaning and significance in their lives, and the number of religious groups and ideas is steadily increasing. Not least in view of the increasing diversity of cultures, the topic of religion is becoming more and more important. Religious studies content is therefore firmly anchored in the programme of Tectum Verlag and finds important publication formats in traditional series such as “Religionen Aktuell”, edited by Prof. Dr. Dr. Bertram Schmitz, or “Anwendungsorientierte Religionswissenschaft”, edited by Prof. Dr. Wolfram Reiss and Prof. Dr. Ulrike Bechmann.

Publication Series

Anwendungsorientierte Religionswissenschaft
Edited by Univ.-Prof. Dr Wolfram Reiss and Prof. Dr Ulrike Bechmann

Religions and interreligious relations play an increasingly important role in society, in national politics and in many international conflicts. The series aims to address topics that are of current political relevance. It questions common distorted images and prejudices, analyses the discourse on religious topics and provides background information on the history of religion in fields of conflict in European and non-European countries in order to make the breadth of knowledge in religious studies and social sciences on a current topic heard in society and politics.

The series serves as a platform for young scholars from various disciplines who intend their research to make a practical contribution to religious discourse on current issues.

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Marburger Beiträge zur Kirchlichen Zeitgeschichte
Edited by Prof. Dr Jochen-Christoph Kaiser in conjunction with Prof. Dr Thomas K. Kuhn, Prof. Dr Rolf-Ulrich Kunze and Dr Roland Löffler

The series concentrates on the field of contemporary ecclesiastical history, including the 19th century. The focal points of the content include the general history of the churches and their subordinate organisations, the history of missions, diaconia and piety, as well as the development of religious-social currents.

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Religionen aktuell
Edited by Prof. Dr Dr Bertram Schmitz

The series takes up contemporary topics in the study of religions. The authors of this series provide access to current, practice-relevant topics from their fields of research from the perspective of religious studies.

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Religionswissenschaft und Religionskritik
Edited by Prof. Dr Horst Junginger and Dr Katharina Neef

With reference to the metaperspective developed in the study of religions, the series brings together dissertations, monographs and anthologies that critically engage with the subjects of the general history of religions at a high level.

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A Tectum Publication: Religious Studies
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A Tectum Publicaiton: Theology
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