37th Denton Conference in Implicit Religion

37th Denton Conference in Implicit Religion: 6 pm Fri 9 May – 2 pm Sun 11 May 2014,


For a whole motley of reasons, this year we still have room for 2 or 3 more Contributors/Participants: enquiries invited by Edward Bailey (Details below)

The following Papers are currently booked:-

Perceiving through Similitude
Neville Emslie, Diocese of Canterbury

Implicit Religion, Explicit Religion, and Attitudes towards Substances: an empirical enquiry
Leslie Francis, University of Warwick

Tintin as a Catholic hero: the dissemination of Catholicism in popular culture Kees de Groot, Tilburg University.

Explicit and Implicit Responses to Celtic Christianity: an empirical study Gill Hall, Glyndwr University

The Implicit Religions present in the Climate Change debate, and our societal response to ‘Acts of God’ Ted Harrison (formerly) BBC

Winterwandering on Snowshoes: manifestations of transcendence in participants’ mind maps Ivo Jirasek, Palacky University, Czech Republic.

Vocational Faiths: three styles of (social) scientific commitment: Max Weber, Edward Shils, David Martin
William Keenan, Hope University, Liverpool

The Engineer is Professionally a “Man of Faith”
Ton Meijknecht, Technical University of Delft, Netherlands

The Explicit and Implicit Religious Dimensions of Technology (tbc) Guy Menard, Université de Québec à Montréal

Calvinism without God: American environmentalism as implicit Calvinism Robert Nelson, University of Maryland

Spiritualities of Scientists in Words: integrating quanti-qualitative results of a survey with a lexical-textual approach to open-ended questions Stephano Sbalchiero, University of Padua, Italy

Atheist Religion, Atheist Spirituality
Tatjana Schnell, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

The Orange Order: a religious institution, or an expression of implicit religious spinning? Francis Stewart, University of Stirling

The Jews of India: ritual, identity, and the caste system
Tahmina Tariq, Concordia University, Montreal

Leisure Makes the World Go Round
Dermot Tredget OSB, St Mary’s University, Twickenham


The all-inclusive cost of this residential Conference Weekend, held at Denton Hall, Ilkley, West Yorks, is £145.

For further information, please see www.implicitreligion.org

Edward Bailey.

President BASS (British Association for the Study of Spirituality) www.basspirituality.org.uk Editor Implicit Religion www.equinoxpub.com/IR Founder CSIRCS www.implicitreligion.org

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