Contemporary religious research: challenges of interdisciplinarity Cover Image

Савремена истраживања религија: изазови интердисциплинарности
Contemporary religious research: challenges of interdisciplinarity

Author(s): Aleksandra Đurić Milovanović
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Центар за хуманистичке науке »Синтезис«
Keywords: anthropology of religion; sociology of religion; field research; religious minorities; double minorities

Summary/Abstract: Recent studies of religion, in addition to traditional religious com-munities are more often including new, alternative and minority religions. This paper discusses possibilities of interdisciplinary approach in religious research, primarily from the sociological and anthropological point of view, but also examines some methodological problems in ethnographic field research. Summarizing previous research of religion in Serbia, special attention is paid on the concept of double minority as well as fi eld research strategies in marginalized communities. The author stresses the idea that interdisciplinary approach can contribute to more detail religious picture in Serbia and in public discourse encourage tolerance towards different religious communities.

  • Issue Year: II/2010
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 29-44
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Serbian