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Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • 2017. The sacred, the holy, the numinous – and religion: on the emergence and early history of a terminological constellation. Religion. 557-590.
  • 2017. Religious Studies in Germany: Institutional Frameworks and Constraints. NTT Journal for Theology and The Study of Religion. 58-73.
  • 2015. The psychology of religion/spirituality and the study of religion. Religion, Brain and Behavior. 147-157.
  • 2015. Bidrar religion til lykke - eller: Hvordan ble religionene lykkelige? En gjennomgang av empirisk forskning og en historisk kontekstualisering av hvordan lykke ble til et ledemotiv i nyere tids religionshistorie. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 117-134.
  • 2014. Advocacy in the study of religion\s. Religion. 220-232.
  • 2013. What is it all about? Some reflections on Wouter Hanegraaff's Esotericism and the Academy. Religion. 219-230.
  • 2013. The appropriation of a religion: The case of Zoroastrianism in contemporary Russia. Culture and Religion. 445-462.
  • 2013. Textbooks in review: Introductions to the psychology of religion. Religion. 135-150.
  • 2012. A new theory of religion? Introducing the review symposium on Manuel A. Vasquez: More Than Belief (2011). Religion. 597-608.
  • 2011. Vor und nach der middle passage: Varianten des Ritualtransfers in der afroamerikanischen Geschichte. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 39-69.
  • 2011. The Bologna process and the study of religion\s in (Western) Europe. Religion. 187-207.
  • 2011. Introductory essay. Crisis and creativity: opportunities and threats in the global study of religion\s. Religion. 127-143.
  • 2011. Der Zoroastrismus als iranische Religion und die Semantik von ‚Iran’ in der zoroastrischen Religionsgeschichte. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 313-331.
  • 2010. Prospects in theories of religion. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 223-238.
  • 2010. From 1799 to 2009: Religious Experience Reconsidered-background, argument, responses. Religion. 279-285.
  • 2010. Filmreife Epiphanien im dritten Raum: ein transreligiöser Kult in Mumbai. Numen. 30-77.
  • 2010. Distinctions, differentiations, ontology, and non-humans in theories of religion. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 354-374.
  • 2009. Hell in Zoroastrian history. Numen. 217-252.
  • 2009. Exploring the Meso-levels of Religious Mappings: European religion in regional, urban, and local contexts. Religion. 103-108.
  • 2008. On the State and Prospects of the Study of Zoroastrianism. Numen. 561-600.
  • 2007. The study of religion(s) in Western Europe (I): Prehistory and history until World War II. Religion. 294-318.
  • 2004. The Significance of the Kusti. A History of its Zoroastrian Interpretations. East and West. 9-29.
  • 2004. Reflexive Ritualisationen. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 54-61.
  • 2004. Approaches to the Study of 'Time' in the History of Religions. Temenos. 247-268.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • 2019. What is religion like?
  • 2019. Endangered religions?
  • 2019. Comparison: from prejudice to practice.
  • 2018. Night Walks to Siddhivinayak: pathways of devotion in Mumbai.
  • 2018. Cosmopolitanism and Conviviality at Religious Sites in Mumbai.
  • 2018. Comsopolitanism and Polytropy.
  • 2017. Religion auf der Windschutzscheibe: Religion auf und in Mumbai-Taxis.
  • 2017. Heterogeneität und Kohärenz in der Religionswissenschaft.
  • 2017. Contemporary Theories of Religion.
  • 2016. Religionskonstruktive Religionstheorien: Babasaheb Ambedkar und Mordechai Kaplan.
  • 2016. Religion in Asian Megacities.
  • 2016. Die Unverwüstlichkeit des Heiligen.
  • 2014. Zarathustra in Moscow: The Emergence of Zoroastrianism in Russia.
  • 2014. Is There Progress in Theories of Religion?
  • 2013. Where is the M in MTSR?
  • 2013. Tourism as Location for Religion in Contemporary Europe.
  • 2013. Religious Nonconformism in Evolutionary Perspective.
  • 2013. Religione e turismo.
  • 2013. Religion and Tourism.
  • 2013. Die Parsis und ihre Priester.
  • 2013. Das Ende des Rituals wäre das Ende der Menschheit.
  • 2012. Zoroastrianism and the Mosaic Distinction.
  • 2012. Why religion is important to tourism - and why tourism matters to religion.
  • 2012. Tourism in Religion and Religion in Tourism.
  • 2012. Roundtable discussion: Teaching and ”Mastering” the Study of Religions. European Religious Studies masters programs compared.
  • 2012. Response to Wouter Hanegraaff, Esotericism and the Academy.
  • 2012. Om religiøsitetens og religionenes evolusjon: Evolusjonsteoretiske og religionshistoriske perspektiver.
  • 2012. Der historische Zarathustra.
  • 2012. Becoming Jewish in India and Indian in Israel: Bene Israel trajectories.
  • 2011. Panel: In Religionswissenschaft einführen.
  • 2011. Ist die Religionswissenschaft eine wissenschaftliche Disziplin?
  • 2010. Zoroastrische Unterscheidungen.
  • 2010. The Impact of the Bologna Process on the Study of Religion.
  • 2010. Mørtel, mening, makt og mer.
  • 2010. Der Zoroastrismus als iranische Religion.
  • 2009. Zwei Hauptformen der Mobilität in der Europäischen Religionsgeschichte.
  • 2009. The qualities of the good priest: Lay Zoroastrian perspectives.
  • 2009. Festivals: some theoretical observations.
  • 2009. Evolusjon og evolusjonsteorier i religionsvitenskap.
  • 2009. Agenten, Grenzen, Heilsversprechen: Annäherungen an rezente Religionstheorien.
  • 2008. The Changing Worlds of Iranian Zoroastrianism.
  • 2008. Musings on essentialism(s) and Zoroastrianism(s).
  • 2007. Zoroastrian Festivals.
  • 2007. The Study of Zoroastrianism: past, present, future.
  • 2007. The Experience of Fire among Parsi Priests.
  • 2007. Gode tanker, gode ord, gode handlinger. Etikk i zoroastrismen.
  • 2007. Concluding reflections.
  • 2007. Achaemenian Festivals.
  • 2006. Tourismus, Religion und Ritual: Streifzüge durch ein neues Forschungsfeld.
  • 2006. Religion og turisme: Introduktion til et nyt forskningsfelt.
  • 2006. Findes der en europæisk religionsvidenskab?
  • 2006. Concluding comments.
  • 2006. A Reinvention of Zoroastrianism in the Modern West: the Mazdasnan Movement.
  • 2005. Turisme-et forskningsprosjekt.
  • 2005. Towards a Religious History of Bombay City.
  • 2005. Renaissancen des Paganen.
  • 2005. Probing a Polytheistic Reading of the Avestan Texts: From Taboo to Theory.
  • 2005. Panel �Religionswissenschaft(ler) in der Kritik�: Einleitende Bemerkungen.
  • 2004. Zarathustras europäische Geschichte.
  • 2004. Transfer, Innovation und Identität.
  • 2004. Professionalisation and De-professionalisation.
  • 2004. 50 Years of Zoroastrian Studies.
Leder
  • 2013. Editorial: Textbooks in the study of religion\s: introducing a new feature series. Religion. 131-134.
  • 2012. Editorial: In this issue–the centenary of Durkheim's Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse. Religion. 1-3.
  • 2011. Editorial: RELIGION resituated. Religion. 3-9.
  • 2010. Acknowledging peer review. Religion. 147-151.
  • 2008. Editorial. Religion. 1-7.
  • 2008. Challenging apostasy: Responses to Moojan Momen's ‘Marginality and Apostasy in the Baha'i Community’. Introduction. Religion. 384-385.
Anmeldelse
  • 2019. Book review of Religion, Theory, Critique: Classic and Contemporary Approaches and Methodologies, edited by Richard King. Numen. 95-98.
  • 2018. Book review of Comparison: A Critical Primer by Aaron W. Hughes. Numen. 437-440.
  • 2017. Review of Bernd-Christian Otto, Jörg Rüpke, Susanne Rau (eds), History and Religion: Narrating a Religious Past. Berlin/New York 2015. Numen. 106-108.
  • 2016. Anmeldelse av Udo Tworuschka, Einführung in die Geschichte der Religionswissenschaft. Darmstadt 2015. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 107-110.
  • 2015. Review of Alberto Melloni (ed.), Dizionario del sapere storico-religioso del Novecento. Bologna 2010. Religion. 134-138.
  • 2015. Book review: Methods for the Study of Religious Change: From Religious Studies to Worldview Studies. Journal of Contemporary Religion. 521-523.
  • 2014. Psychology of religion: autobiographical accounts. Edited by Jacob A. Belzen. The international journal for the psychology of religion. 164-168.
  • 2014. Anmeldelse av Manfred Bauschulte, Straßenbahnhaltestellen der Aufklärung. Studien zur Religionsforschung 1945–1989. Marburg 2012. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 125-128.
  • 2013. Gods and demons, priests and scholars: critical explorations in the history of religions. The Journal of Religion. 244-246.
  • 2013. Anmeldelse av William E. Arnal and Russell T. McCutcheon, The Sacred is Profane: The political nature of “religion”. Oxford, New York 2013. Numen. 492-494.
  • 2013. Anmeldelse Bruce Lincoln, Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars: Critical Explorations in the History of Religions. Chicago, London, 2012. The Journal of Religion. 244-246.
  • 2012. Review Alex Norman: Spiritual Tourism: travel and religious practice in Western society. London, New York 2011. Numen. 618-620.
  • 2012. Pascal Boyer: The Fracture of an Illusion: science and the dissolution of religion. Frankfurt Templeton lectures 2008 (= Religion, Theologie und Naturwissenschaft, Bd. 20.) Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010, 112 S. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 70-72.
  • 2012. A New Science: The Discovery of Religion in the Age of Reason. History of Religions. 189-192.
  • 2011. Charled Guittard (ed.). Le monothéisme. Diversité, exclusivisme ou dialogue? Paris, 2010. Numen. 566-572.
  • 2010. Religious America, Secular Europe? A Theme and Variations. Religion. 324-326.
  • 2009. Rainer Flasche, Religionswissenschaft Treiben: Versuch einer Grundlegung der Religionswissenschaft, Berlin 2008. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 105-107.
  • 2009. Historic religious sciences. An introduction. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 183-185.
  • 2009. Anmeldelse Peter Antes: Grunriss der Religionsgeschichte, Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2006. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 81-83.
  • 2009. Anmeldelse Jörg Rüpke: Historische Religionswissenschaft, Stutggart 2007. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 183-185.
  • 2008. Theorising religion. Classical and contemporary debates. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 179-182.
  • 2008. Anmeldelse Tourism, Religion and Spiritual Journeys, Dallen Timothy, Daniel H. Olsen (eds), London, 2006. Religion. 96-98.
  • 2008. Anmeldelse Theorising Religion: Classical and Contemporary Debates, James A. Beckford, John Walliss (eds), Aldershot, Burlington 2006. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 179-182.
  • 2008. Anmeldelse Arne Bugge Amundsen (red.), Norges religionshistorie, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 2005. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 60-78.
  • 2007. Review: James L. Cox, A Guide to the Phenomenology of Religion: Key Figures, Formative Influences, and Subsequent Debates , T and T International, London, New York (2006). Religion. 352-355.
  • 2007. Religious theory compendium. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 93-94.
  • 2007. Anmeldelse Kompendium Religionstheorie, Volker Drehsen, Wilhelm Gräb, Birgit Weyel (eds), Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2005. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 93-94.
  • 2007. Anmeldelse "Wörterbuch der Religionen, Crhistoph Auffarth, Hans Kippenberg, Axel Michaels (eds), Stuttgart: Alfred Kröner Verlagsanstalt 2006". Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft. 83-86.
  • 2006. The Zoroastrian diaspora. Religion and migration. The Ratanbai Katrak lectures, the Oriental Faculty. Numen. 115-120.
  • 2006. Review: Éric Phalippou, Aux sources de Shéhérazade. Contes et coutumes des femmes zoroastriennes. Avec 191 photographies en hors-texte de l'auteur et de Martine Phalippou, Leuven 2003 (The sources of Sheherazade: stories and traditions of zoroastrian women, with 191 photographs by the author and Martine Phalippou). History of Religions. 93-94.
  • 2006. Review: New Approaches to the Study of Religion, 2 vols, Peter Antes, Armin Geertz, Randi W. Warne (eds), Berlin, New York 2004. Numen. 238-246.
  • 2006. Review eppe Sinding Jensen, The Study of Religion in a new Key. Theoretical and Philosophical Soundings in the Comparative and General Study of Religion, Århus 2003. Religious Studies Review. 101-101.
  • 2006. Review Religionsvitenskapens komparative utfordring, Joel Haviv, Anders Lisdorf, Peter Weiss Poulsen (eds), København 2005. Religious Studies Review. 100-100.
  • 2006. Review John R. Hinnells, The Zoroastrian Diaspora. Religion and Migration. The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures, the Oriental Faculty, Oxford 1985, Oxford 2005. Numen. 215-220.
  • 2005. Review: Religion im kulturellen Diskurs / Religion in Cultural Discourse. Festschrift für Hans G. Kippenberg zu seinem 65. Geburtstag / Essays in Honor of Hans G. Kippenberg on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday, Brigitte Luchesi and Kocku von Stuckrad (eds), Berlin, New York 2004. Numen. 517-524.
  • 2005. Book review: D. Jason Slone, Theological Incorrectness. Why Religious People Believe What They Shouldn't. Oxford, 2004. Numen. 149-151.
  • 2005. Book review: "Themes and Problems of the History of Religions in Contemporary Europe", ed. by Giulia Sfameni Gasparri, Cosenza 2002. Numen. 283-283.
  • 2005. Book Review: Handbuch Religionswissenschaft. Religionen und ihre zentralen Themen, Johannes J. Figl (ed.), Innsbruck, Wien, Göttingen 2003. Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte. 273-274.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • 2016. The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion. Oxford University Press.
  • 2015. The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianism. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013. Defining Magic: a reader. Equinox Publishing.
  • 2012. Religionswissenschaft. Walter de Gruyter.
  • 2011. The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion. Routledge.
  • 2009. Contemporary Theories of Religion: a critical companion. Routledge.
  • 2006. Theorizing Rituals. Vol. 1: Issues, Topics, Approaches, Concepts. Brill Academic Publishers.
  • 2004. Zoroastrian Rituals in Context. Brill Academic Publishers.
  • 2002. Riter och ritteorier. Religionshistoriska diskussioner och teoretiska ansatser. Bokförlaget Nya Doxa.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • 2018. World Youth Day. Religious Interaction at a Catholic Festival.
  • 2017. Fires as Confidants. Personal Relationships with Holy Fires in present-day Parsi Zoroastrianism.
  • 2016. Tours, trade, and temples: Hindu pilgrimage in the age of global tourism .
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • 2019. Leaving Hinduism: deconversion as liberation. 17 sider.
  • 2017. Zur Unverwüstlichkeit des Heiligen. 10 sider.
  • 2016. Theories of Religion. 21 sider.
  • 2016. History. 29 sider.
  • 2016. Definition. 24 sider.
  • 2015. Zoroastrians in Modern Iran. 18 sider.
  • 2015. Zarathustra: Post-Gathic Trajectories. 13 sider.
  • 2015. Scholarship on Zoroastrianism. 18 sider.
  • 2015. Rituals. 15 sider.
  • 2014. Religion and spirituality in tourism. 12 sider.
  • 2013. Metodologia en Ciência da Religião. 11 sider.
  • 2013. Manekji on the Sudre-Kusti. 14 sider.
  • 2013. Introductions to Parts I-IV. 12 sider.
  • 2013. General introduction. 13 sider.
  • 2012. Zoroastrische Unterscheidungen. 26 sider.
  • 2012. Religionswissenschaft: Profil eines Universitätsfachs im deutschsprachigen Raum. 30 sider.
  • 2012. Religion: Begriff, Definitionen, Theorien. 15 sider.
  • 2012. Hinduism and Zoroastrianism. 11 sider.
  • 2012. From power to powerlessness: Zoroastrianism in Iranian history. 23 sider.
  • 2011. Structured observation. 13 sider.
  • 2011. Iransk religion. 19 sider.
  • 2011. Introduction: research methods in the study of religion\s. 18 sider.
  • 2011. Free-listing. 11 sider.
  • 2011. Comparison. 19 sider.
  • 2009. Zoroastrianism. 16 sider.
  • 2009. There is life in the old dog yet: an introduction to contemporary theories of religion. 21 sider.
  • 2009. Renaissancen: Vermittlungsformen des Paganen. 27 sider.
  • 2009. Parsi-Priester über Sinn, Leistungen und Funktionsweise von Ritualen. 36 sider.
  • 2009. Interventionist practices and the promises of religion: On Martin Riesebrodt, Cultus und Heilsversprechen (2007). 19 sider.
  • 2009. Back and forth. 13 sider.
  • 2008. Zoroastrism. 2 sider.
  • 2008. Tourismus. 18 sider.
  • 2007. Western Europe. 36 sider.
  • 2007. Raffaele Pettazzoni and the History of Religions in Fascist Italy (1928-1938). 31 sider.
  • 2007. Para-Zoroastrianisms: Memetic transmissions and appropriations. 19 sider.
  • 2007. Iran: Zoroastrianism. 4 sider.
  • 2007. A Name for All and No One: Zoroaster as a Figure of Authorization and a Screen of Ascription. 22 sider.
  • 2006. Zarathus(h)tra-Zoroaster: Ost-westliche Spiegelungen von den Anfängen bis Nietzsche. 19 sider.
  • 2006. Sammenligning. 22 sider.
  • 2006. Ritual Studies, Ritual Theory, Theorizing Rituals-An Introductory Essay. 1 sider.
  • 2006. Reflexivity. 20 sider.
  • 2006. 'Ritual': A Lexicographic Survey of Some Related Terms from an Emic Perspective [Introduction]. 5 sider.
  • 2006. 'Ritual': A Lexicographic Survey of Some Related Terms from an Emic Perspective (Concluding Remarks). 3 sider.
  • 2004. Theology: Iran. 2 sider.
  • 2004. Sacred Texts and Canonicity: Iran. 2 sider.
  • 2004. Ritualtheorien und Religionstheorien. 20 sider.
  • 2004. Patterns of Ritual Change among Parsi-Zoroastrians in Recent Times. 10 sider.
  • 2004. Monday-nights at the Banaji, Fridays at the Aslaji: Ritual Efficacy and Transformation in Bombay City. 66 sider.
  • 2004. Manekji Limji Hataria on Iranian Zoroastrian Rituals: A Translation of Selected Passages from his Travel Report (1865). 35 sider.
  • 2004. Iran. Appendix: Zoroastrianism. 4 sider.
  • 2004. Contextualizing the Contexts. On the Study of Zoroastrian Rituals. 56 sider.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • 2020. Review essay Bruce Lincon, Apples and Oranges: Explorations In, On, and With Comparison. Chicago 2018.
  • 2018. Introduction: On dragons and elephants: Religion in domestic and international tourism in China and India. 1-7.
  • 2014. Bellah’s religion in human evolution: a post-review. 281-299.
  • 2009. The study of religion(s) in Western Europe III: further developments after World War II. 261-282.
  • 2009. The lure of empire. Review essay (on) Bruce Lincoln, Religion, Empire, and Torture: the case of Achaemenian Persia, Chicago/London, 2007. 477-489.
  • 2008. The study of religion(s) in Western Europe (II): Institutional developments after World War II. 305-318.
  • 2008. On the State and Prospects of the Study of Zoroastrianism. 561-600.

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Nyere bøker:

(red. med Steven Engler) The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion, London/New York: Routledge, 2011.

Religion and Tourism: crossroads, destinations, and encounters, London/New York, 2011.

(red.) Contemporary Theories of Religion: A critical companion, London: Routledge, 2009

Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism, London: Equinox, 2008.

(sammen med Jens Kreinath og Jan Snoek): Theorizing Rituals, 2 bind, Leiden: Brill, 2006 og 2007

 

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