Links and Files – both useful and not so useful

I’ll update this every so often

Interreligious Studies (broadly construed) Websites and Stuff:

Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology (journal) – the new leading journal in the field: https://journals.equinoxpub.com/index.php/ISIT/index

Studies in Interreligious Dialogue (journal): http://www.studiesininterreligiousdialogue.com/

Journal of Interreligious Studies (journal): http://irdialogue.org/journal/

A reading/ resource list on the Theology of Religions/ Interreligious Dialogue/ etc.: Reading and Resource Guide for IFDSC 04 06 14

Currents of Encounter book series: http://www.brill.com/products/series/currents-encounter

Comparative Theology book series: http://fordhampress.com/index.php/series-imprints/series/comparative-theology-thinking-across-traditions.html.

‘Interreligious Studies’, Journal for the Academic Study of Religion, 27:2, 2014 – Special Edition: http://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/JASR/issue/current.

Ray Gaston’s Interfaith Blog and Resource site: http://interfaithenabler.blogspot.co.uk/.

Wondering what Interreligious Studies is? Two relatively short definitions or descriptions:

Oddbjorn Leirvik: http://irdialogue.org/journal/interreligious-studies-a-relational-approach-to-the-study-of-religion-by-oddbjorn-leirvik/.

Paul Hedges: https://www.academia.edu/5784487/Interreligious_Studies.

 

Critical Theory

Craig Martin’s bibliography of influential texts: http://craigmartinreligion.wordpress.com/critical-bibliography/

 

Tea:

A site with details on the history, classification, etc. of tea (Chinese and otherwise): http://greentealovers.com/greenteahistory.htm

Green tea history: http://www.teavivre.com/info/green-tea-history/

Longjing cha (Dragon Well Tea): http://www.mildchina.com/hangzhou-travel/dragon-well-tea.html

 

A Few Key Institutions, Places, and Courses in Interreligious Studies include:

Studies in Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies (SRP), RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Overview: http://www.rsis.edu.sg/research/srp/#.VKjjyXwcTrc

VU, Amsterdam (Free/ Vrije University), MSc in Building Interreligious Relations, Netherlands

Overview: http://www.vu.nl/en/programmes/international-masters/programmes/r-z/building-interreligious-relations/building-interreligious-relations-at-vu-university-amsterdam/index.aspx

The Woolf Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

Home: http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/

The Pluralism Project, Harvard University, USA

Home: http://pluralism.org/

MRES, Interreligious Relations, University of Birmingham, UK

Overview: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/combined/thr/inter-religious-relations.aspx

King Abdullah International Centre for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue, Vienna, Austria:

Home: http://www.kaiciid.org/

Interfaith Relations at Harvard Divinity School:

Staff: http://hds.harvard.edu/media-topic/interfaith-relations

Centre for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies, Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Indonesia:

Centre home: http://crcs.ugm.ac.id/

The Religious Literacy MOOC (Mass Online Courses) from Harvard Divinity School:

Overview: https://www.edx.org/course/religious-literacy-traditions-scriptures-harvardx-hds-3221-1x

The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture:

Home: http://nirc.nanzan-u.ac.jp/en/activities/

 

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