Other CSRS Projects & Publications

These publications are independent from team book projects. 

Special issue of Studies in Religion: Extended conversation about From Seminary to University: An Institutional History of the Study of Religion in Canada by Aaron Hughes

  • Editors: Paul Bramadat 
  • Status: Review essays from seven leaders in Religious Studies to be delivered to the CSRS and then edited and introduced by the editor, in June 2021

Urban Religious Events: Public Spirituality in Contested Spaces

  • Editors: Paul Bramadat (Principal Editor), Mar Griera (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Julia Martínez-Ariño (University of Groningen) and Marian Burchardt (Leipzig University)
  • Press: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Status: Published 2021
  • Funding: International Society for the Study of Religion, University of Victoria (CSRS)

Prayer as Transgression: The Social Relations of Prayer in Healthcare Settings.

  • Edtors: Sheryl Reimer Kirkham, Sonya Sharma, Rachel Brown, and Melania Calestani with Christina Beardsley, Lori G. Beaman, Paul Bramadat, Sylvia Collins-Mayo, Andrew Todd, Christopher De Bono, and Barry Quinn
  • Press:McGill-Queen's University Press
  • Status: Published 2020 

Found in Translation: Artful Reinterpretations of Religious Texts in Contemporary Religious Communities

  • Duration: 2015 – Present
  • Aim: Create a collection of contemporary translations of sacred texts from the world’s six major religions (Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Sikhism).
  • Investigator: Paul Bramadat (UVic)
  • Sponsor/Funder: UVic Internal Research Grant
  • Big Questions: What texts or technologies do contemporary Canadian religious groups use to pass on their core sacred texts to community members who might not be able to read the original documents? What do creative translations and illustrations tell us about religion today?