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Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). On the (un)doing of anthropology and secularity, and its relevance for religious studies. Religion. 614-622.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Modes of indigenizing: remarks on indigenous religion as a method. International Journal for the Study of New Religions. 303-327.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Venting som metode. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 158-165.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Mediating indigenous religions: by way of introduction. Religious Studies and Theology. 9-20.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Scales, translations and siding effects: Uses of indígena and religión in Talamanca and beyond. In Religious Categories and the Construction of the Indigenous, ed. by C. Hartney & D. J. Tower. Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 138-177.
  • Show author(s) (2016). How talking about indigenous religion may change things: An example from Talamanca. Numen. 548-575.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Kva kan ein lære om kategorien gud dersom ein freistar å gå baklengs til verks? Eit eksperiment med Rosendo Jackson sin Sibö, min sibö og Inge Lønning sin Gud. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Indigenous religion(s) as an analytical category. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 221-243.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Religionar og urfolk på bibliotek: Om klassifikasjonar i eit religionsvitskapleg landskap. Chaos - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier. 71-90.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Religión og religiones i Talamanca: ei tileigningshistorie. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 75-96.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Om heimlege metodologiar. Lærdommar frå forsking med bribriar. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 28 pages.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2008). En undersøkelse av praktisk implementering av ny læreplan i KRL-faget ved seks skoler. .
  • Show author(s) (2007). KRL-praksiser: En undersøkelse av praktisk implementering av ny læreplan i KRL-faget ved seks skoler. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) (2017). The constitutions of religions in the construction and destruction of Santiago de Talamanca (1605 - 1610).
  • Show author(s) (2017). Practices of consultation with indigenous peoples in Indigenous/Latin America.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Norsk misjon i Latin-Amerika.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2016). Om ulik bruk av ordet "religion".
  • Show author(s) (2010). Religiøs fundamentalisme og sanninga, bokstavleg tala.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Santería: eit rørleg grensetilfelle i det cubanske samfunnet gjennom historien.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). The governmateriality of Nuestra Senora de los Angeles.
  • Show author(s) (2021). La Negrita as governmateriality in Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Indigenous medicine and religion as governmateriality.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Reflexiones en torno a conceptos bribris y la antropología de las religiones en Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Imagined ethnographies and religiographies of Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Venting som metode.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Secularity and indigenous religion as a method.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Response to the panel Indigenising movements in Europe.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Indigenous religion as a method in and beyond museums.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Indigenous religion as a method (also for the repatriation of knowledge).
  • Show author(s) (2018). Indigenitet(ar) i eintal og fleirtal.
  • Show author(s) (2018). How can something resembling secularity be found around a genealogy of indigenous religion in Talamanca?
  • Show author(s) (2018). Connecting indigeneities while doing religious studies in Talamanca, Tromsø, and elsewhere.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Translating God, converting Sibö, or turning Him into an akeköl.
  • Show author(s) (2017). La religionización de tradiciones indígenas en Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Indigenous religions and the work of scholars in Sakha, Talamanca, and Tromsø.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Indigenous methodologies: local/global and religious terminology.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Indigenous methodologies and religious terminologies.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Co-production of knowledge, from the local to the global.
  • Show author(s) (2017). A conversation about indigenous methodologies and translation.
  • Show author(s) (2017). "Costa Rica, indigenous peoples, really?".
  • Show author(s) (2016). Translations of the treatment of the dead.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Some challenges that indigenous methodologies pose for the INREL project.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Research collaboration in the INREL project.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Religion in Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Performances and mediatizations of indigenous religion(s).
  • Show author(s) (2016). Opponent på prøvedisputas i kulturhistorie, Universitetet i Oslo. Avhandling: Åmund Norum Resløkken, Forskningsobjektene i Ord og Sed.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Norsk misjon i Latin-Amerika.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Discourses on indigenous religions in Talamanca (Costa Rica) and Tromsø (Norway): some critical comments about the contributions of academics.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Directionality and domains: translations toward religion and indigeneity.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Words of continuity and change: "indigenous" and "religion" in Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Tradiciones indígenas, ambientalismos y religiones en las luchas por recursos en Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Toward a typology of academic uses of "indigenous religion(s)", or, six language games that scholars play with this phrase.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Toward a typology of academic uses of "indigenous religion(s)".
  • Show author(s) (2015). To what extent may “the informant” be a master of methods and methodologies?
  • Show author(s) (2015). Religious studies, religiologies, imagined religiographies, reification, and resistance.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Relaciones entre religiones y tradiciones indígenas en Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Om religionsvitskap og religionifisering i Talamanca og Tromsø.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Om "Scales, translations, and siding effects: uses of indígena and religión in Talamanca and beyond".
  • Show author(s) (2015). Metodologías indígenas contextuales: acercamientos bribris.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Indigenous rights and the religionification of Talamancan traditions.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Academics and indigenous methodologies, colonization and decolonization, in/from/between Talamanca and Tromsø.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Translating Sibö: An example of how Bribris have indigenised the Bahá'í Faith in Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Review of James L. Cox (ed.) Critical Reflections on Indigenous Religions (Ashgate 2013).
  • Show author(s) (2014). Negotiating indigeneity through a new world religion: Bribris and their Bahá'í Faith.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Litt om religio(ni)fisering.
  • Show author(s) (2013). On othering and opportunism brought about by religion and poverty and politics thereof: examples from Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Om korleis snakk om ein religión indígena kan vere med og endre ting: eit døme frå Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2013). It means a lot: Bribri uses of religión, indígena and religión indígena.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Indigenous religion(s) as an analytical category.
  • Show author(s) (2012). What can we learn about "god" from doing it backwards?
  • Show author(s) (2012). The MA programme in The study of religions at the University of Tromsø.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Religious change in Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Religions, politics, and rights: A case from Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Norsk misjon i Latin-Amerika i seinare år: kven, kvar og med kven?
  • Show author(s) (2011). Religion and politics in Talamanca.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Kva syner seg om ein freistar å gå baklengs til verks? Inge Lønning sin Gud som sibö.
  • Show author(s) (2011). From tradición indigena to religión indígena - about changes in political discourse and its consequences among the Bribri.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Religionsstudiar i Talamanca, Costa Rica.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Religionar og urfolk på bibliotek.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Religionar og religionsstudiar i Latin-Amerika.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Å klassifisere er å verdsetje: religionar og urfolk på bibliotek.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Urfolk, religionar og klassifikasjon i religionsvitskapen.
  • Show author(s) (2009). It used to be taboo to say who all of our methodology teachers are.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Health care practices, offers, and choices among Mayan mothers in Guatemala and Mexico II.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Health care practices, offers, and choices among Mayan mothers in Guatemala and Mexico.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Subjectivity and objectivity in the social sciences.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Om heimlege metodologiar.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Old and new indigenous religions and the future.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Etikk her og etikk der - lærdommar frå feltstudiar.
  • Show author(s) (2008). "Indigenous religions" as an analytical category. Useful for what?
  • Show author(s) (2007). Olsok i Valldal: religiøst entreprenørskap i regi av kommunen.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Learning methods, methodologies and ethics as "pupils" in the field.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Latin American politics of sex, gender and religion.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Feltarbeid: etikk her og etikk der.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Turisme, et religionsvitenskaplig forskningsprosjekt. Hybrid Encounters: Religion and Tourism in Global Culture.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Pueden extranjeros llegar a hacer metodologias indigenas? Can outsiders set about doing indigenous methodologies?
  • Show author(s) (2005). Defining religion, defying tradition? Concords and conflicts in discourses about the role of religion in a Costa Rican indigenous community.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) (2018). Openheit / Rabasvuohta. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 5-6.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Redaksjonelt. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Perspektiveringar. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 2 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Redaksjonelt. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Redaksjonelt. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Redaksjonelt. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Guder II. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Guder I. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Redaksjonelt. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 5-5.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Urfolk. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Sentral-Amerika. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 1-2.
  • Show author(s) (2007). åpent nummer. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
Book review
  • Show author(s) (2018). Review of Alternative Voices ed. by A. Adogame, M. Echtler & O. Freiberger. Numen. 322-325.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Review of Critical Reflections on Indigenous Religions, ed. by James L. Cox, Farnham 2013, Ashgate. Temenos. 284-289.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Bokmelding av Christine Jacobsen si bok Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway (Leiden 2011, Brill). DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 152-156.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Review of Oliver Grasmück. Eine Marienerscheinung in Zeiten der Diktatur. Der Konflikt um Peñablanca, Chile: Religion und Manipulation unter Pinochet. Berlin 2009: Walter de Gruyter. Numen. 580-583.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Omtale av Genaro Zalpa & Hans Egil Offerdal (red.). ?El reino de Dios es de este mundo? El papel ambiguo de las religiones en la lucha contra la pobreza. Bogotá 2008: Siglo del Hombre/CLACSO-CROP. Chaos - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier. 179-180.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Omtale av Aparecida Vilaca & Robin M. Wright (red.). Native Christians: Modes and Effects of Christianity Among Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. Surrey 2009: Ashgate. Chaos - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier. 142-143.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Melding av James L. Cox. From Primitive to Indigenous: The Academic Study of Indigenous Religions. Aldershot 2007: Ashgate. Chaos - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier. 165-170.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Bente Gullveig Alver 2009. Anna Elisabeth Westerlund: En fortelling. Oslo: Spartacus. 299 s. Ill. Tidsskrift for kulturforskning. 62-64.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Margit Warburg, Citizens of the World: A History and Sociology of the Baha'is from a Globalisation Perspective. Numen. 112-114.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Anmeldelse Arne Bugge Amundsen (red.), Norges religionshistorie, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 2005. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 60-78.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Truande sanningar. Vagant. 63-67.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) (2020). Indigenous Religion(s): Local Grounds, Global Networks. Routledge.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) (2005). Lokale og globale autoritetar - Don Rosendo versus Det universelle rettferdshuset. LatinAmerika. 10-13.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2007). KRL-faget - i praksis eit mislukka eksperiment? Vårt land.
  • Show author(s) (2007). KRL-Faget. Eit mislukka eksperiment. Vårt land.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2004). Ritualiserte forståingar: bribriar og bahá'í-trua.
Interview
  • Show author(s) (2017). What do we mean by indigenous religion(s)?
  • Show author(s) (2014). "The uses of 'indigenous religion': an interview with Bjørn Ola Tafjord.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2020). Modes of indigenizing: remarks on indigenous religion as a method. 25 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Towards a typology of academic uses of 'Indigenous Religion(s9', or eight (or nine) language games that scholars play with this phrase. 27 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Norsk misjon i Latin-Amerika: frå sjømenn og pinsevener til utviklingsprosjekt og politikk. 29 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Nya religionsbildningar. 25 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Religión en América Latina / Sociedad y cultura en América Latina (eds. Maria C. Álvarez-Solar y Elisabeth Fonseca). 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Refleksjonar kring refleksivitet / Metode i religionsvitenskap (red. Siv Ellen Kraft og Richard J. Natvig). 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Defining religion, defying tradition? : concord and conflict about the role of religion in a Costa Rican indigenous community. 19 pages.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2018). Introduction: performances and mediations of indigenous religion(s). Numen. 457-466.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Anmeldelse Arne Bugge Amundsen (red.), Norges religionshistorie, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 2005. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 60-78.

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