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Nova Religio. 2017; 211100–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.100
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ralph Hood © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones . By Elizabeth Drescher . Oxford University Press , 2016 . 324 pages. $29.95 cloth; ebook available. Reviews Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 19145–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.1.45
Published: 01 August 2015
...Ann W. Duncan The recent Pew Forum study, “‘Nones’ on the Rise,” indicates a growing percentage of religiously unaffiliated adults in the United States and suggests that these individuals do not seek new religions or denominations but nontraditional means of exploring spiritual questions...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.139
Published: 15 April 2020
... deal implicitly with what is sometimes called cultural space, but none attempts to explain how such metaphor- ical space might be read as sacred. Other chapters implicitly use the term space in the sense sometimes used by geographers who distinguish between space, which lacks per- sonal significance...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23443–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.43
Published: 15 April 2020
... non-exclusive: it is typical for individuals to associate with several groups, or with none. Solitary practitioners are the fastest-growing segment of this movement.11 What unites them is the use of ritual magic to bring about transformations in the self and the world around them. Academic approaches...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... none of our business, while busyness is our life. The corporations know they must keep the Earth away from us, mediate between this primal force and you and I. Yes, the Earth is an unreliable comrade, roaming around darkly out there beyond the economy of buying and selling. What s miraculous is that...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23360–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.60
Published: 01 February 2020
... became known as Jaguars. This name honors the group s col- lective incarnation as a group of indigenous Indians living in the moun- tainous Andes during the period of Spanish colonization led by none other than Father White Arrow in his final incarnation on Earth. Since that era, the Jaguars have been...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23294–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.94
Published: 01 November 2019
... unique elements. Dikes: Jonestown Documentaries on the Fortieth Anniversary 101 The documentary discusses how Jones created enemies where none existed, thus allowing him to tighten his control and increase the group s isolation. This is hinted at in other programs, but it is clarified here through...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.114
Published: 01 August 2019
...- lished as agricultural communes in Israel, with no more than several hundred members in each colony. And much as the Soviet attempt has failed, so did that of the kibbutz. Although there are more than 300 kibbutzim in Israel today, almost none of them follow socialist values. During the early days of the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231112–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.112
Published: 01 August 2019
... the Soviet attempt has failed, so did that of the kibbutz. Although there are more than 300 kibbutzim in Israel today, almost none of them follow socialist values. During the early days of the State of Israel, kibbutz members were con- sidered the Zionist elite. With the change of power from Labor to...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23114–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.14
Published: 01 August 2019
... a poem, Nova Religio 26 followed by descriptions of Christian, Pagan, and Jewish festivals. Then come soups, meat and fish entrees, vegetarian entrees, and desserts. Of sixteen meat entrees, none include beef or pork. Instead, eight feature fish or seafood, three lamb, two chicken, and one each use...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224105–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.105
Published: 01 May 2019
... drawn near, and the moon has split correctly identified a large rift the Apollo 11 astronauts found on the moon when they landed there in 1969. Others also claim that they found on the moon the name Allah, heard the Islamic call to prayer, and at least one of them converted to Islam (in fact, none of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224138–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.138
Published: 01 May 2019
... with the beliefs and practices of the snake-handling communities. Or, failing that, at least a strong analysis of the role of social media in a minority religion, as suggested by the book s subtitle. Clearly none of that was on Duin s agenda. Instead, the book presents a journalist s personal encounter...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224112–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.112
Published: 01 May 2019
... religion a process that Wilcox terms religionfuck challenging us to think seri- ously about the nature of religion. The book also examines the explosive growth of the spiritual but religious nones, and how this trend intersects with queer issues. In addition, the research is part of a growing body of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22413–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.13
Published: 01 May 2019
... claimed by esoteric spiritualists. To return to the theme of spiritual versus material evidence, each of the above examples represent real esoteric claims reflected in popular media, but archaeologists hold that none of these claims can be sup- ported by material evidence. While modern claims for ancient...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22444–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.44
Published: 01 May 2019
... time. This inspired early scholarly fascination with anthropological and folkloric survivals from antiquity Scientific archaeology extends chronological time into mythic time and gives names where none persist. In the process, professional archae- ology excluded antiquarianism from scholarly...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223108–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.108
Published: 01 February 2019
... cult leaders like KoreshKoresh] had to make the apocalypse hap- pen. Byron Sage appears again to repeat his version of events. He observes that none of the Davidian survivors brought out a child with them. This reprehensible statement ignores the fact that after six hours of exposure to CS gas, many...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22336–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.36
Published: 01 February 2019
...- cise, or physical rehabilitation. None of those surveyed stated they began hooping in search of a spiritual or religious experience or community. Rather, the spiritual dimension of hooping was something they Illustration 3. Opening meditation during Hoop Church at HoopPath retreat, Chapel Hill, NC...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22384–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.84
Published: 01 February 2019
... voices of enlightened women who lived during the Buddha s time, she claimed that, to date, there have been five hundred arahats ( one who is worthy who has achieved nirvana)50 in Buddhism and three thousand disciples of Confucius, but none were women. However, in this era, more women than men come to...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2238–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.8
Published: 01 February 2019