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      Illman, Ruth; Hedner Zetterholm, Karin (The Donner Institute, 24.11.2019)
      Editorial for Issue 30(2) of Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavain Jewish Studies.
    • A brief history of Spiral Dynamics 

      Butters, Albion M (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2015)
      For nearly two decades, the theory of Spiral Dynamics has been used to dynamically model human evolution and information systems. In that time, however, many different versions and applications of the model have emerged. ...
    • A cinematographic fence and ornamental oars: experiencing the sublime in structures of urban public space 

      Ziegler, Denise (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      I approach the theme of the sublime experience in public urban space from the point of view of a visual artist and from one of a person walking through the city. In this essay a concrete sublime experience in public urban ...
    • A Laboratory of Stories. Teaching and Learning through Community Lore in the Contemporary Esoteric Society Sodalitas Rosae Crucis 

      Cejvan, Olivia (The Donner Institute, 03.05.2024)
      This article develops the concept of community lore, initially devised by the social learning theorists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger (1991). In extending this promising but hitherto neglected aspect of their work, this ...
    • A lack of meaning? Reactive nihilism and processual materiality 

      Sauka, Anne (the Donner Institute, 30.10.2020)
      This article explores the ‘lack of meaning’ in contemporary society as a consequence of Western dualist thought paradigms and ontologies, via Gilles Deleuze’s concept of ‘reactive nihilism’ following the colloquial murder ...
    • A metabolism of Adam and Eve: Damien Hirst meets Edvard Munch 

      Kuuva, Sari (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      Evolution is a theme which crosses the boundaries of art, science and religion. In this paper the problematics of evolution are approached by analysing the works of Edvard Munch (1863–1944) and Damien Hirst (b. 1965). Key ...
    • A mind of care Responding ethically to COVID-19 

      Hellsten, Laura (the Donner Institute, 30.10.2020)
      This article approaches issues arising out of being in the middle of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Finland in March 2020, both from the point of view of the lived experience of caring for people in our conference ...
    • A note on rethinking Martin Buber’s ‘I consider a tree’ 

      Raskin, Richard (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
      In the original English version of I and Thou (1937) and in a postscript to the second English edition (1958), Martin Buber assured his readers that an I–Thou relationship is possible between a person and a tree. Considering ...
    • A postcolonial philosophy of religion and interreligious polylogue 

      Pfändtner, Willy (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2011)
    • A relation of Swedenborgianism and anthroposophy 

      Mahlamäki, Tiina (The Donner Institute, 21.04.2018)
      My article discusses the influence of Emanuel- Swedenborg on a Finnish female author, Kersti Bergroth (1886–1975) through one of Bergroth’s novels Eläviä ja kuolleita (‘The Living and the Dead’, 1945). Bergroth was a ...
    • A Renaissance of Jewish Studies in Contemporary Germany 

      von Braun, Christina (the Donner Institute, 20.05.2020)
      This paper provides an overview of the development of Jewish studies in Germany since reunification. After a brief historical review of the subject in the nineteenth century with the development of modern Reform Judaism ...
    • A research history of Laestadianism in Norway: From the 1960s to the present day 

      Larsen, Rolf Inge (The Donner Institute, 23.05.2020)
      This article provides an overview and discusses the history of research on Laestadianism in Norway over the last 60 years. Research history earlier than 1960 and doctoral theses are discussed in this issue of Approaching ...
    • A Sacred Landscape: an enquiry into the 'cubas' of southern Portugal 

      Duarte Ferro, Luís (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2014)
      The purpose of this article is to study cubas – small architectural structures known for their whitewash-painted domes – and specifically, those located in the kûra of Beja in Portugal. Although we can pinpoint the existence ...
    • Aboagora - Between Arts and Sciences 

      Illman, Ruth (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2011)
      The editorial note presents the journal and the current issue. The purpose of this e-journal is to contribute to the plurality of voices in the academic discussion on religion. Approaching Religion aims at offering an ...
    • Accommodation of ash scattering in contemporary Norwegian governance of death and religion/worldview 

      Høeg, Ida Marie (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
      With the analysis of the scattering ashes in a Norwegian context as its point of departure, the article sets out to explore ash scattering and how it relates to the governance of deathscape and religion/worldview in the ...
    • Accusing witches in the twenty-first century 

      Cornish, Helen (The Donner Institute, 18.12.2023)
      There is little about globalized modern magical-religious Witchcraft that isn’t borrowed. It is well established that it is a creative response to modernity rather than an ancient continuous practice. Its inventiveness ...
    • Aesthetics as metaphysical meaning-making in the face of death 

      Khandro Butters, Maija (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      In my ethnographic research on death and dying in contemporary Finland, I explore how Finns facing end of life due to a long-term illness or other terminal condition seek to orient themselves and make meaning with cultural ...
    • Agency and the roles of Southern Jordanian Bedouin women on pilgrimage and visiting holy sites 

      Miettunen, Päivi (01.12.2018)
      In the Islamic world, numerous shrines shape and define its spiritual landscapes. While some of the shrines are tombs and memorials of major religious and historical figures, a majority of the sites are dedicated to ancestors ...
    • Allosemitism and cosmisation 

      Carlesson Magalhães, Jens; Jansson, Fredrik (The Donner Institute, 20.12.2021)
      In this article, we explore the fruitfulness of seeing allosemitism as an aspect of cosmisation. We explore possible tropes such as creating order from chaos, embracing Christian identity and supersessionism, and legitimising ...
    • An emerging trend of charismatic religiosity in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland 

      Haapalainen, Anna (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2015)
      The membership rates of the Evangelical Lutheran Church are declining; thus its position in society is becoming more and more precarious. This article focuses on a description of how charismatic religiosity, as one possible ...