Emeritus Professor Garry Trompf

Emeritus Professor in the History of Ideas
Adjunct Professor in Peace and Conflict Studies

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Emeritus Professor in the History of Ideas, University of Sydney, 2007- (Professor, 1995-2006); Adjunct Professor in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, 2016-; Professor of History and Head of Department, University of Papua New Guinea, 1983-85; Senior Lecturer and then Associate Professor (and inter alia Head of Department), Religious Studies, University of Sydney (1978-1994). Visiting Professor to the Universities of California, Santa Cruz (three times); Utrecht, Edinburgh, Warsaw and the Jung Institute, Zurich.

Research interests

  • The idea of Historical Recurrence in Western Thought
  • Religions in Melanesia and Oceania
  • Retributive Logic in Comparative Religion and changing societies
  • Biblical and Patristic Studies

Current projects

Senior Editorship of The Gnostic World (Routledge); The Idea of Historical Recurrence in Western Thought, vol. 2 (UCalifornia); Violence in Oceanic Religions (Cambridge UP)

Associations

  • Senior Editor of monograph series Sydney Studies in Religion; Studies in World Religions; Voices from the Edge; Religion, Politics and Society; and Gnostica.
  • Editorial Boards of Environmental Conservation; Journal of Religious History; Literature and Aesthetics; Aries and Aries Book Series; Threskeiologia; International Journal for the Study of New Religious Movements; Dammachai Research Institute Journal, etc.

Awards and honours

  • British Free Passage Scholar, 1967-9
  • Fulbright-Hays Travelling Scholar, 1974-5
  • Charles Strong Lecturer 1980
  • Foundation Fellow of the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific, University of Sydney, 1987-
  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2002-
  • June Roughly Memorial Lecturer 2017; Two Festschriften in his honour
  • Iinter alia Life Membership of the Religious History Society

Selected publications

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Books

  • Trompf, G. (2008). Payback: the logic of retribution in Melanesian religions. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Trompf, G. (2007). Early Christian Historiography: Narratives of Retribution. London: Equinox Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2006). Religions of Melanesia: a bibliographic survey. Westport, CT USA: Praeger Publishers.

Edited Books

  • Trompf, G., Mikkelsen, G., Johnston, J. (2018). The Gnostic World. Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Hamel, G. (2001). The world of religions : essays on historical and contemporary issues : in honour of professor Noel Quinton King for his eightieth birthday. Delhi: Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK).

Book Chapters

  • Trompf, G. (2019). Freemasonry: gnostic images. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 445-453). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Milani, M. (2019). From "Zurvanism" to Mazdak. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 253-258). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Gnostic vicissitudes in Late Antiquity. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 271-282). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Gnostics and temporality: from myth to macrohistory. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 43-59). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Of Gnosis in tribal and "primal" cultures. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 610-618). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Pansophia, Christian Kabbalism, and the quest for universal knowledge in the early modern West. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 436-444). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Gnostic World: a history of scholarship (until 2000). In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 26-42). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Gospel of Judas and the Tchacos Codex. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 180-186). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Jewish background to "Gnosticism": a guide for the perplexed. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 80-89). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Of Postcolonial Islam. In Jione Havea (Eds.), Postcolonial Voices from Downunder: Indigenous Matters, Confronting Readings, (pp. 88-109). Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Onfray's Popular Atheological Manifesto: A Philosophical Estimate. In Christopher R. Cotter, Philip Andrew Quadrio, Jonathan Tuckett (Eds.), New Atheism: Critical Perspectives and Contemporary Debates, (pp. 137-154). Cham: Springer International Publishing. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Reflections on Indigeneity and Religion. In Christopher Hartney, Daniel J Tower (Eds.), Religious Categories and the Construction of the Indigenous, (pp. 8-37). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2016). Calumniation and Payback Theory: Wars of Words in the Breakdown of the Warrior Ethos. In Catherine A. Runcie (Eds.), The Free Mind: Essays and Poems in Honour of Barry Spurr, (pp. 221-235). Sydney: Edwin H. Lowe Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Australian Methodist Scholars. In Glen OBrien, Hilary M. Carey (Eds.), Methodism in Australia: A History, (pp. 225-241). Farnham, UK: Ashgate. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Cargo Cult. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Do ut des. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Gift/Giving. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). The Ararat Factor: Moral Basics in Western Political Theory from Isaac Newton to John Stuart Mill. In Uwe Blasing, Victoria Arakelova, Matthias Weinreich (Eds.), Studies on Iran and the Caucasus: Presented to Proj Gamik S. Asatrian on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday, (pp. 629-666). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2013). Theosophical Macrohistory. In Olav Hammer, Mikael Rothstein (Eds.), Handbook of the Theosophical Current, (pp. 375-403). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Christianity in Melanesia: Transforming the Warrior Spirit. In Charles E Farhadian (Eds.), Introducing World Christianity, (pp. 244-258). United Kingdon: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2012). History and the end of time in new religions. In Olav Hammer and Mikael Rothstein (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to New Religious Movements, (pp. 63-79). New York: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Bernauer, L. (2012). Producing Lost Civilisations: Theosophical Concepts in Literature, Visual Media and Popular Culture. In Carole Cusack and Alex Norman (Eds.), Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production, (pp. 101-131). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Religion and Politics: An Introduction. In Ravi Bhatia (Eds.), Religious Plurality, Gandhian Thought and Environmental Issues, (pp. 77-103). New Delhi: IMH.
  • Trompf, G. (2011). Introduction: Athanasius Kircher as Esoteric Thinker and the State of Kircher Scholarship. In Elizabeth Fletcher (Eds.), A Study of the Life and Works of Athanasius Kircher, Germanus Incredibilis, (pp. xxi-xxxiv). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.
  • Trompf, G. (2008). Religion and violence: a macrohistorical perspective. In William W Emilsen and John T Squires (Eds.), Validating Violence - Violating Faith Religion, Scripture and Violence, (pp. 187-217). Adelaide: ATF Press.
  • Trompf, G. (2007). Of Colligation and Reification in the Representation of Religion (and Violence). In John OGrady and Peter Scherle (Eds.), Ecumenics from the Rim, (pp. 179-186). Berlin: LIT Verlag.
  • Trompf, G. (2007). Ritual and Identity Markers in Melanesia: Ethnohistorical Perspectives. In Anatoly Malafeev (Eds.), Social Innovations in Cultural Process: Art of Management, (pp. 146-169). Samara, Russia: Samara Branch of Moscow State University of Service.
  • Trompf, G. (2006). Theology: Where to Begin? In Ian Weeks and Duncan Reid (Eds.), A Thoughtful Life: Essays in Philosophical Theology, (pp. 113-133). Adelaide, South Australia: ATF Press.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). A Survey Of New Approaches To The Study Of Religion In Australia And The Pacific. In Peter Antes, Armin W. Geertz, Randi R. Warne (Eds.), New Approaches to the Study of Religion: Volume 1; Regional, Critical, and Historical Approaches, (pp. 147-181). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). Cargo Cults. In Christopher Partridge (Eds.), Encyclopedia of New Religions: New Religious Movements, Sects and Alternative Spiritualities, (pp. 271-276). Oxford UK: Lion Hudson Plc.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). From The Esoteric To The Exoteric And Back Again. In Edward Fitzpatrick Crangle (Eds.), Esotericism and the Control of Knowledge, (pp. 22-62). Sydney: Department of Studies in Religion, University of Sydney.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). On Wondering About Wonder: Melanesians And The Cargo. In J. K. Olupona (Eds.), Beyond Primitivism: Indigenous reliogous traditions and mocernity, (pp. 295-313). New York and London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Trompf, G. (2002). Easter Island: Site of the First Pacific Cargo Cult. In Giovanni Casadio (Eds.), Ugo Bianchi: Una Vita Per La Storia Delle Religioni, (pp. 441-465). Rome: Il Calamo.
  • Trompf, G., Hamel, G. (2001). Introduction. In Not known (Eds.), The world of religions : essays on historical and contemporary issues : in honour of professor Noel Quinton King for his eightieth birthday, (pp. 3-14). Delhi: Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK).

Journals

  • Trompf, G. (2018). Islands, the Humanities and environmental conservation. Environmental Conservation, 45(2), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Clark, S., Palis, F., Trompf, G., Terway, T., Wallace, R. (2017). Interdisciplinary problem framing for sustainability: Challenges, a framework, case studies. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 36(5), 516-534. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Australian Methodist Theological Education and Theologians. Aldersgate Papers, 11, 53-76.
  • Trompf, G. (2015). New Religious Movements in Oceania. Nova Religio: journal of alternative and emergent religions, 18(4), 5-15. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2013). Ethno-Religious Minorities in the Near East: Some Macrohistorical Reflections with Special Reference to the Zazas. Iran and the Caucasus, 17(3), 321-344. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2012). After the Dust has Settled: On Dawkinsian scholarship in The God Delusion. Uniting Church Studies, 18(2), 29-40.
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Macrohistory and End-Time Beliefs in New Religious Movements: Un tour d'horizon. Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review, 3(1), 59-109. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2011). Durkheim on Original and Aboriginal Religion: Issues of Method. Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception, 1(2), 263-282. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2011). Imagining Macrohistory? Madame Blavatsky from Isis Unveiled (1877) to The Secret Doctrine (1888). Literature and Aesthetics, 21(1), 43-71.
  • Nasoraia, B., Trompf, G. (2011). Mandaean Macrohistory. ARAM Periodical, 22(2010), 391-425. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Nasoraia, B. (2011). Reflecting on the 'Rivers Scroll'. ARAM Periodical, 22(2010), 61-86. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2011). The classification of the sciences and the quest for interdisciplinarity: a brief history of ideas from ancient philosophy to contemporary environmental science. Environmental Conservation, 38(2), 113-126. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2010). The epistle of Jude, Irenaeus, and the Gospel of Judas. Biblica, 91(4), 555-581.
  • Trompf, G. (2005). Isaac Newton and the Kabbalistic Noah: Natural Law Between Mediaevalia and the Enlightenment. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism, 5(1), 91-118.
  • Trompf, G. (2005). The art of payback. Literature and Aesthetics, 15(1), 195-207.
  • Trompf, G. (2002). Introduction I: Long History of Dead Sea Scrolls Scholarship. Journal of Religious History, 26(2), 123-144. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2002). La teoria della meraviglia e i cultu del cargo in Melanesia. Religioni e Societa, , 23-46.

Conferences

  • Trompf, G. (2010). Claude Levi-Strauss on the origins of religion. Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development, Samara: Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts.
  • Ionesov, V., Trompf, G. (2010). Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development. Proceedings of International Scientific Conference Dedicated to Memory of Claude Levi-Strauss. Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development, Samara: Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts.
  • Trompf, G. (2010). On the origins of the western meditation movement. The Inaugural International Samadhi Forum: The Pathway to the Centre - Purity and the Mind, Sydney: Dhammachai International Research Institute.

2019

  • Trompf, G. (2019). Freemasonry: gnostic images. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 445-453). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Milani, M. (2019). From "Zurvanism" to Mazdak. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 253-258). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Gnostic vicissitudes in Late Antiquity. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 271-282). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Gnostics and temporality: from myth to macrohistory. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 43-59). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Of Gnosis in tribal and "primal" cultures. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 610-618). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). Pansophia, Christian Kabbalism, and the quest for universal knowledge in the early modern West. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 436-444). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Gnostic World: a history of scholarship (until 2000). In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 26-42). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Gospel of Judas and the Tchacos Codex. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 180-186). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2019). The Jewish background to "Gnosticism": a guide for the perplexed. In Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston (Eds.), The Gnostic World, (pp. 80-89). Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]

2018

  • Trompf, G. (2018). Islands, the Humanities and environmental conservation. Environmental Conservation, 45(2), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Mikkelsen, G., Johnston, J. (2018). The Gnostic World. Oxford and New York: Routledge. [More Information]

2017

  • Clark, S., Palis, F., Trompf, G., Terway, T., Wallace, R. (2017). Interdisciplinary problem framing for sustainability: Challenges, a framework, case studies. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 36(5), 516-534. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Of Postcolonial Islam. In Jione Havea (Eds.), Postcolonial Voices from Downunder: Indigenous Matters, Confronting Readings, (pp. 88-109). Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Onfray's Popular Atheological Manifesto: A Philosophical Estimate. In Christopher R. Cotter, Philip Andrew Quadrio, Jonathan Tuckett (Eds.), New Atheism: Critical Perspectives and Contemporary Debates, (pp. 137-154). Cham: Springer International Publishing. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2017). Reflections on Indigeneity and Religion. In Christopher Hartney, Daniel J Tower (Eds.), Religious Categories and the Construction of the Indigenous, (pp. 8-37). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]

2016

  • Trompf, G. (2016). Calumniation and Payback Theory: Wars of Words in the Breakdown of the Warrior Ethos. In Catherine A. Runcie (Eds.), The Free Mind: Essays and Poems in Honour of Barry Spurr, (pp. 221-235). Sydney: Edwin H. Lowe Publishing.

2015

  • Trompf, G. (2015). Australian Methodist Scholars. In Glen OBrien, Hilary M. Carey (Eds.), Methodism in Australia: A History, (pp. 225-241). Farnham, UK: Ashgate. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Australian Methodist Theological Education and Theologians. Aldersgate Papers, 11, 53-76.
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Cargo Cult. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Do ut des. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). Gift/Giving. In Robert Segal, Kocku von Stuckrad (Eds.), Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, (pp. e1-e4). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). New Religious Movements in Oceania. Nova Religio: journal of alternative and emergent religions, 18(4), 5-15. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2015). The Ararat Factor: Moral Basics in Western Political Theory from Isaac Newton to John Stuart Mill. In Uwe Blasing, Victoria Arakelova, Matthias Weinreich (Eds.), Studies on Iran and the Caucasus: Presented to Proj Gamik S. Asatrian on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday, (pp. 629-666). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]

2013

  • Trompf, G. (2013). Ethno-Religious Minorities in the Near East: Some Macrohistorical Reflections with Special Reference to the Zazas. Iran and the Caucasus, 17(3), 321-344. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2013). Theosophical Macrohistory. In Olav Hammer, Mikael Rothstein (Eds.), Handbook of the Theosophical Current, (pp. 375-403). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. [More Information]

2012

  • Trompf, G. (2012). After the Dust has Settled: On Dawkinsian scholarship in The God Delusion. Uniting Church Studies, 18(2), 29-40.
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Christianity in Melanesia: Transforming the Warrior Spirit. In Charles E Farhadian (Eds.), Introducing World Christianity, (pp. 244-258). United Kingdon: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2012). History and the end of time in new religions. In Olav Hammer and Mikael Rothstein (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to New Religious Movements, (pp. 63-79). New York: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Macrohistory and End-Time Beliefs in New Religious Movements: Un tour d'horizon. Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review, 3(1), 59-109. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Bernauer, L. (2012). Producing Lost Civilisations: Theosophical Concepts in Literature, Visual Media and Popular Culture. In Carole Cusack and Alex Norman (Eds.), Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production, (pp. 101-131). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2012). Religion and Politics: An Introduction. In Ravi Bhatia (Eds.), Religious Plurality, Gandhian Thought and Environmental Issues, (pp. 77-103). New Delhi: IMH.

2011

  • Trompf, G. (2011). Durkheim on Original and Aboriginal Religion: Issues of Method. Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception, 1(2), 263-282. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2011). Imagining Macrohistory? Madame Blavatsky from Isis Unveiled (1877) to The Secret Doctrine (1888). Literature and Aesthetics, 21(1), 43-71.
  • Trompf, G. (2011). Introduction: Athanasius Kircher as Esoteric Thinker and the State of Kircher Scholarship. In Elizabeth Fletcher (Eds.), A Study of the Life and Works of Athanasius Kircher, Germanus Incredibilis, (pp. xxi-xxxiv). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.
  • Nasoraia, B., Trompf, G. (2011). Mandaean Macrohistory. ARAM Periodical, 22(2010), 391-425. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G., Nasoraia, B. (2011). Reflecting on the 'Rivers Scroll'. ARAM Periodical, 22(2010), 61-86. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2011). The classification of the sciences and the quest for interdisciplinarity: a brief history of ideas from ancient philosophy to contemporary environmental science. Environmental Conservation, 38(2), 113-126. [More Information]

2010

  • Trompf, G. (2010). Claude Levi-Strauss on the origins of religion. Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development, Samara: Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts.
  • Ionesov, V., Trompf, G. (2010). Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development. Proceedings of International Scientific Conference Dedicated to Memory of Claude Levi-Strauss. Diversity and Identity: Humanistic Foundations of World Heritage and Multicultural Development, Samara: Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts.
  • Trompf, G. (2010). On the origins of the western meditation movement. The Inaugural International Samadhi Forum: The Pathway to the Centre - Purity and the Mind, Sydney: Dhammachai International Research Institute.
  • Trompf, G. (2010). The epistle of Jude, Irenaeus, and the Gospel of Judas. Biblica, 91(4), 555-581.

2008

  • Trompf, G. (2008). Payback: the logic of retribution in Melanesian religions. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Trompf, G. (2008). Religion and violence: a macrohistorical perspective. In William W Emilsen and John T Squires (Eds.), Validating Violence - Violating Faith Religion, Scripture and Violence, (pp. 187-217). Adelaide: ATF Press.

2007

  • Trompf, G. (2007). Early Christian Historiography: Narratives of Retribution. London: Equinox Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2007). Of Colligation and Reification in the Representation of Religion (and Violence). In John OGrady and Peter Scherle (Eds.), Ecumenics from the Rim, (pp. 179-186). Berlin: LIT Verlag.
  • Trompf, G. (2007). Ritual and Identity Markers in Melanesia: Ethnohistorical Perspectives. In Anatoly Malafeev (Eds.), Social Innovations in Cultural Process: Art of Management, (pp. 146-169). Samara, Russia: Samara Branch of Moscow State University of Service.

2006

  • Trompf, G. (2006). Religions of Melanesia: a bibliographic survey. Westport, CT USA: Praeger Publishers.
  • Trompf, G. (2006). Theology: Where to Begin? In Ian Weeks and Duncan Reid (Eds.), A Thoughtful Life: Essays in Philosophical Theology, (pp. 113-133). Adelaide, South Australia: ATF Press.

2005

  • Trompf, G. (2005). Isaac Newton and the Kabbalistic Noah: Natural Law Between Mediaevalia and the Enlightenment. Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism, 5(1), 91-118.
  • Trompf, G. (2005). The art of payback. Literature and Aesthetics, 15(1), 195-207.

2004

  • Trompf, G. (2004). A Survey Of New Approaches To The Study Of Religion In Australia And The Pacific. In Peter Antes, Armin W. Geertz, Randi R. Warne (Eds.), New Approaches to the Study of Religion: Volume 1; Regional, Critical, and Historical Approaches, (pp. 147-181). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). Cargo Cults. In Christopher Partridge (Eds.), Encyclopedia of New Religions: New Religious Movements, Sects and Alternative Spiritualities, (pp. 271-276). Oxford UK: Lion Hudson Plc.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). From The Esoteric To The Exoteric And Back Again. In Edward Fitzpatrick Crangle (Eds.), Esotericism and the Control of Knowledge, (pp. 22-62). Sydney: Department of Studies in Religion, University of Sydney.
  • Trompf, G. (2004). On Wondering About Wonder: Melanesians And The Cargo. In J. K. Olupona (Eds.), Beyond Primitivism: Indigenous reliogous traditions and mocernity, (pp. 295-313). New York and London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2002

  • Trompf, G. (2002). Easter Island: Site of the First Pacific Cargo Cult. In Giovanni Casadio (Eds.), Ugo Bianchi: Una Vita Per La Storia Delle Religioni, (pp. 441-465). Rome: Il Calamo.
  • Trompf, G. (2002). Introduction I: Long History of Dead Sea Scrolls Scholarship. Journal of Religious History, 26(2), 123-144. [More Information]
  • Trompf, G. (2002). La teoria della meraviglia e i cultu del cargo in Melanesia. Religioni e Societa, , 23-46.

2001

  • Trompf, G., Hamel, G. (2001). Introduction. In Not known (Eds.), The world of religions : essays on historical and contemporary issues : in honour of professor Noel Quinton King for his eightieth birthday, (pp. 3-14). Delhi: Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK).
  • Trompf, G., Hamel, G. (2001). The world of religions : essays on historical and contemporary issues : in honour of professor Noel Quinton King for his eightieth birthday. Delhi: Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK).

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