Department of Theories of Religion and Alternative Religious Movements



Master's thesis 2010/2012

  • Katarzyna Kijak, The Contemporary Cinematography Inspired by the Figure of Satan
  • Sylwia Krawiec, Satanism as a Source of Inspirations of Contemporary Man
  • Magdalena Zawisza, A Religious Authority in the Contemporary Culture with the Use of Example of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Transcendental Meditation


Master’s thesis 2011

  • Małgorzata Cygar, The image of God and man in the writings of the founders of Theosophy, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky and Annie Besant.
  • Ewelina Guziak, Reinterpretation of the Bible and the vision of a new Messiah in theUnification Church of Sun Myung Moon. 
  • Daniel Jóźwiak, The doctrine of the Taborite Movement and its social consequences.
  • Magdalena Sawa, From Dianetics to Scientology – the evolution of the doctrine of the Church of  Scientology.                                                      
  • Diana Sobieraj, Man’s vision and conception of salvation in doctrine of the  Mormons Church.


Licentiate thesis 2011

  • Monika Buzek, Huna: history, principles and forms of its activity in contemporary culture.
  • Dariusz Goćkowski, The doctrine of Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church as an example of cultural syncretism.
  • Tomasz Kapica, The cultural dimensions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church activity in Poland.
  • Emilia Stasiak, Chaitanya Mission – religious tradition from India in the Polish reality.
  • Natalia Szustrow, Asatru – the revival of pagan Nordic cults.


Licentiate thesis 2010

  • Krzysztof Kaczuga, Polish neopaganism with the use of the example of  „Zadruga” movement’s activity.
  • Katarzyna Kijak, The picture of Satanism and its cultural role in Poland after 1989.
  • Magdalena Krakowiak, The way of perceiving of sects in the Polish society with the use of the example of Jehovah’s Witnesses. 
  • Sylwia Krawiec, Occultist and magical elements in the doctrine of contemporary Satanism.
  • Sylwia Nerkowska, The activity and the religious doctrine of David Berg as the expression of the spiritual aims of the hippie generation.