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Torkel Brekke

Torkel Brekke

About

Head of Diversity Studies Centre Oslo (DISCO) at OsloMet. PhD in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford. Primary research interest on religion, politics and conflict with South Asia and the Nordic countries as the main focus. Research projects on prejudice against Jews and Muslims. Affiliated with Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo. Visiting professor at the University of South Florida and the University of Copenhagen.

Fields of study

Subject areas

Globalization   Sociology of Religion   Religious Studies   Hinduism   Buddhism   Religion and Politics   Ethics of war

Regions

Southern Asia

Countries

Norway

Scientific publications

Brekke, Torkel; Hadi, Fazal; Kozaric, Edin (2022). The Role of Imams in Family Counselling with Muslim Families in Norway. Journal of Muslims in Europe .

Brekke, Torkel (2021). Islamophobia and Antisemitism are Different in their Potential for Globalization. Journal of Religion and Violence . Vol. 9.

Brekke, Torkel; Larsen, Malik Christian. (2020). Allah, villa, volvo: Muslim professionals in the nordic countries and their financial attitudes and practices. Open Library of Humanities . Vol. 6.

Brekke, Torkel (2020). Europas svik mot Bosnia-Hercegovina. Internasjonal Politikk . Vol. 78.

Brekke, Torkel; Kühle, Lene; Larsson, Göran; Martikainen, Tuomas (2019). Mosques, Muslims, Methods: the Role of Mosques in Research about Muslims in Europe. Journal of Muslims in Europe . Vol. 8.
https://brill.com/view/journals/jome/8/2/article-p...

Brekke, Torkel (2019). The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism. ISBN: 978-0-19-879083-9. 316 p. Oxford University Press.

Brekke, Torkel (2019). Christianity Betrayed: Conspiracy Theory about a Leftist-Muslim Plot against Christianity in Norway. 15 p. Journal of Religion and Society . Vol. 21.
http://hdl.handle.net/10852/73902

Brekke, Torkel (2018). Halal Money: Financial inclusion and demand for Islamic banking in Norway. Research & Politics . Vol. 5.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/20531...

Brekke, Torkel (2017). Religious Teachers in the Indian Army. Tikhonov, Vladimir; Brekke, Torkel (Ed.). Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military–Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. 1. Oxford University Press.

Brekke, Torkel (2017). Introduction: Military Chaplaincy in Comparative Perspective. Tikhonov, Vladimir; Brekke, Torkel (Ed.). Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military–Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Tikhonov, Vladimir; Brekke, Torkel (2017). Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military–Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. ISBN: 9780199470747. 280 p. Oxford University Press.
https://india.oup.com/product/military-chaplaincy-...

Brekke, Torkel (2016). Faithonomics: Religion and the Free Market. ISBN: 978-0190627690. 256 p. Oxford University Press.

Brekke, Torkel (2015). Bridging the gap between ancient and modern in the study of religion and violence in India. Journal of Religion and Violence . Vol. 3.

Brekke, Torkel (2015). The Indian tradition. Johnson, James Turner; Pattison, Eric D. (Ed.). The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics. kapittel. p. 415-427. Ashgate.

Brekke, Torkel (2015). Indian Shia Muslims and ideas of home around Partition in the fiction of Rahi Masoom Reza. Özdalga, Elisabeth; Kuzmanovic, Daniella (Ed.). Novel and Nation in the Muslim World. kapittel. p. 201-215. Palgrave Macmillan.

Brekke, Torkel (2015). Forfølgelse og rent-seeking: konsekvenser av myndighetenes innblanding i det religiøse liv. Mjaaland, Marius Timmann (Ed.). Ingen adgang til riket. Religionsfrihetens grenser og Grunnlovens § 2 1814-2014. Kapittel. p. 115-131.

Brekke, Torkel (2014). Secularism and the spirit of capitalism. Loconczi, Peter; Ven Herck, Walter (Ed.). Secularism, Politics and Religion: Contexts and Concepts in India and Europe. kapittel. Routledge.

Brekke, Torkel (2012). Breaking the Thigh and Breaking the Warrior Code. Aquil, Raziuddin; Roy, Kaushik (Ed.). Warfare, Religion and Society in Indian History. kapittel. p. 43-63. Manohar Publishers & Distributors.

Brekke, Torkel (2012). Conclusion. Tikhonov, Vladimir; Brekke, Torkel (Ed.). Buddhism and Violence. Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia. artikkel. p. 247-255. Routledge.

Tikhonov, Vladimir; Brekke, Torkel (2012). Buddhism and Violence. Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia. ISBN: 978-0-415-53696-7. 264 p. Routledge.

Brekke, Torkel (2012). Fundamentalism. Prophecy and Protest in an Age of Globalization. ISBN: 978-0-521-76625-8. 291 p. Cambridge University Press.

Brekke, Torkel (2011). The Dharam Yudh or Just War in Sikhism. Roy, Kaushik (Ed.). Warfare and Politics in South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times. Kapittel 14. p. 387-415. Manohar Publishers & Distributors.

Singh, Narpinder; Pripp, Are Hugo; Brekke, Torkel; Stray-Pedersen, Babill (2010). Different sex ratios of children born to Indian and Pakistani immigrants in Norway. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth . Vol. 10.

Brekke, Torkel (2009). The concept of religion and the constitutional debates about the rights of women in the constitutional debates of India. Nordic Journal of Religion and Society . Vol. 22.
http://tapir.pdc.no/pdf/NJRS/2009/2009-01-5.pdf

Brekke, Torkel (2009). Beyond Theological Essentialism and Ethnic Reductionism: A review essay about religion and the peace process in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture. Vol. 12.

Brekke, Torkel (2009). Religiøse reaksjoner på Darwin. Hessen, Dag Olav; Lie, Thore; Stenseth, Nils Christian (Ed.). Darwin - Verden ble aldri den samme. Kapittel. Gyldendal Litteratur.

Brekke, Torkel (2007). Bones of contention: Buddhist relics, nationalism and the politics of archaeology. Numen . Vol. LIV.

Brekke, Torkel (2007). Finnes det religion i India?. Hjelde, Sigurd; Krogseth, Otto (Ed.). RELIGION - et vestlig fenomen? Om bruk og betydning av religionsbegrepet. Kapittel. p. 163-174. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Brekke, Torkel (2007). Hva er fundamentalisme?. ISBN: 9788215010915. 151 p. Universitetsforlaget.

Brekke, Torkel (2006). Mission Impossible?-Baptism and the Politics of Bible Translation in the Early Protestant Mission in Bengal. History of Religions . Vol. 45.





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