Various new religious movements seek to establish a presence in politics through challenging the hegemony of traditional churches in a very peculiar way.
“In a way, when registering themselves, non-institutional religious groups take a step toward being more institutional and possibly even hierarchical – even if there is not much of hierarchy within the group to begin with.”
Finding religiosity within a parody
By: Essi Mäkelä, University of Helsinki
Published by the Religious Studies Project, on 3 February 2012 in response to the Religious Studies Project Interview with Carole Cusack on ”Invented Religions” (30 January 2012).
A parody of religion will include elements