Ethics and Christian Musicking [Congregational Music Studies], ed. by Nathan Myrick and Mark Porter, London/New York (Routledge) 2021.

Research foci

  • Religion in Global (Post-)Modernity
  • Dialogue between natural sciences and theology
  • Ideas of the afterlife
  • Rituals, Music and Sound
  • Climate change and new ecological relationships

Externally funded projects

Doctorates in progress

  • James Victor Innyasi: Gender Roles in the Philosophy of Family: A Comparative Study of the Ancient Tamil Literature and the Contemporary Western Literature

  • Benedikt Nießen: An Investigation of Late Medieval Afterlife Concepts in the Context of Sociocultural Developments

  • Kulandai Yesu Raja: An Inclusive Anthropological Conscientization for the Synodal-Centric Church. A Rereading of Gaudium et Spes 23-32

  • Claudia Stenske: The Religious-Sensual Potential of Technology (for Secondary Schools). A Multiperspectival Investigation

Edited series

  • Global Religion - Religion global (BRILL) edited by Patrick Becker and Claudia Jahnel Editorial Board: Afe Adogame (Princeton), Sharon A. Bong (Kuala Lumpur), Tomáš Halík (Prague), Carlos Mendoza-Álvarez (Mexico City/Boston), Markus Mühling (Wuppertal), Myriam Renaud (Chicago) Volume 1: Kenneth Centeno: Renegotiating the Sacred. A Search Towards a New Way of Understanding the Filipino Consciousness of God, 2022 Volume 2: Bernhard Grümme et al. (eds.): Globale Christentümer. Theological and Religious Studies Perspectives, 2022 Volume 3: Izak Y. M. Lattu: Rethinking Interreligious Dialogue. Orality, Collective Memory, and Christian-Muslim Engagements in Indonesia, 2023
  • Technology (for Secondary Schools) und Religion - Technology and Religion (Nomos) edited by Patrick Becker and Axel Siegemund Volume 2: Axel Siegemund: Grenzziehungen in Industrie- und Biotechnik. Transcendence and Assertions of Meaning in Technological Modernization in Asia and Europe, 2022