International Network Religious Communities and Sustainable Development (IN//RCSD)

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Almut-Barbara Renger

Almut-Barbara Renger is Professor of Ancient Religion, Culture and their Reception History at the Institute of Religious Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Her research concentrates on the continuing effects of ancient Mediterranean religion and mythology throughout history up to the present day; key terms and concepts central to the study of religion; dynamics in the history of religions between Asia, Europe and America; and Modern Buddhism. Recent book publications include Erleuchtung. Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte eines Begriffs (Herder, 2016); Sukzession in Religionen: Autorisierung – Legitimierung – Wissenstransfer (De Gruyter, 2017); Receptions of Greek and Roman Antiquity in East Asia (Brill, 2018); New Antiquities: Transformations of Ancient Religion in the New Age and Beyond (Equinox, 2019); and Buddhismus. 100 Seiten (Reclam, 2020). She is currently writing a book on Buddhism in Berlin.


Gerade erschienen / recently published:
• (ed. with Xin FAN) 
Receptions of Greek and Roman Antiquity in East Asia
Leiden & Boston: Brill 2019
• (ed. with Dylan Burns)
International Journal for the Study of New Religions. Special Issue: New Antiquities
Sheffield: Equinox
– Part 1: Vol 8, No 2 (2017)
Ab April 2019 auch als Buch bei Equinox: