This paper aims to present the partial result of the production’s mapping research project in religious studies and theology in Brazil. This research concerns more precisely the historical analysis of the dossier’s issues published by the scientific journals linked to the twenty-one Brazilian graduate programs of study of religion/religious studies and theology. The object of analysis, therefore, is delimited in the editions that published thematic dossiers in 34 journals of scientific nature in the last four-year evaluation of CAPES, initiated in 2017 up to the present moment, covering the period of 1969, when the first dossier is published up to 2018. The analysis is made by sociometric, bibliometric methods, social network analysis, and other statistical approaches. This analysis results in a total of 425 thematic dossiers published in these 50 years. The dossier’s themes were analyzed with the indicators of centrality of networks, allowing to perform an integrated descriptive analysis on the performance and its relational perspectives, observing, as final consideration, a growing demand in regarding the number of dossier’s themes in time period analyzed, as possible indicating of topics that consolidate the religious studies in Brazil.
|Translated title of the contribution||Mapping the themes of the journal dossiers of the graduate programs in religious studies and theology in Brazil|
|Number of pages||30|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- Religion Studies
- Social networks
- Area mapping