Kalmykia and Post-Soviet Religion

“New Cosmic Religion” and the Ancient Cult of the White Old Man Interpreted Anew: Communities of Ritual Healers in Post-Soviet Kalmykia

Valeriya GAZIZOVA (University of Oslo)

In this short video Valeriya talks about just one of the many forms of religion in post-Soviet Kalmykia..

From Goddess to Cyborg..

I ask Venetia Robertson about her work, and we end up talking about Pagans and transhumanism:

Venetia is a PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney. Recorded at CESNUR 2013 in Falun. At http://sydney.academia.edu/VenetiaRobertson you can see some of her work on My Little Pony, Therianthropy, Techno-Witchcraft and more..

Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire talking about Philosophy of Religion..

FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, Ethics, Religious Education and more.. (and the odd cat picture..)

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Hymns and Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Watch Tower’s Changing Hymnody: How Music Reflects Change among Jehovah’s Witnesses

George D. CHRYSSIDES (University of Birmingham)

I ask Dr Chryssides about his paper, and we talk about how a seemingly small detail reveals so much about a tradition:

Self Designation: Spiritual? Religious? Neo-Religious? Åndelig?

New Age, Spiritual or Religious? Self-designations within the New Age Movement

Knut MELVAER – Margrethe LØØV (University of Bergen)

In this short video I ask Knut & Margrethe about their work on the terms Spiritual, Religious and others…

beliefs (referred to in video..):

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Giving the paper..
Giving the paper..

Satanism: Misconceptions and General Background

I chat to Graduate Student Cimminnee Holt at CESNUR13 conference about Satanism:

What are the most common misconceptions about Satanism?

For more

Article: Cimminnee Holt, “Death and Dying in the Satanic Worldview” http://artsciweb.concordia.ca/ojs/index.php/jrc/article/view/34/11
 
 
Per Faxneld and Jesper Aagard Petersen, eds. The Devil’s Party.

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Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire talking about Philosophy of Religion..

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Is the Problem of Evil a barrier to belief?

  • A religiously ambiguous universe may be compatible with our concept of God – so much so that some say that God has so made the world that he cannot be conclusively proved.
  • The problem of evil is different, it needs to be answered, if the world and a theistic belief are to be reconciled. The problem of evil only exists for those who believe in God. This is a God who is held to both unlimited in power and in benevolence/love.

In case you’re interested – there is more info about our Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at http://db.tt/jSEK5Qn4 – enjoy

Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire talking about Philosophy of Religion..

FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, Ethics, Religious Education and more.. (and the odd cat picture..)

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