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Nova Religio. 1998; 12309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1998.1.2.309.1
Published: 01 April 1998
... ©© 1998 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1998 America's Alternative Religions. Edited by Miller Timothy . State University of New York Press , 1995 . 474 pages. $74.50 cloth. $24.95 paper . 309 Book Reviews America s Alternative Religions...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234113–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.113
Published: 15 April 2020
... associated with the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, the group supported by the Panacea Charitable Trust. Researchers of new and alternative religions will also benefit from the numerous connections made to Theosophy, Christian Science, Spiritualism, and the New Age...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234111–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.111
Published: 15 April 2020
... Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, the group supported by the Panacea Charitable Trust. Researchers of new and alternative religions will also benefit from the numerous connections made to Theosophy, Christian Science, Spiritualism, and the New Age. The Panacea...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... introduces a special issue of Nova Religio on magic and politics in the United States in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. The articles in this issue address a gap in the literature exam- ining intersections of religion, magic, and politics in contemporary North America. They approach...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234129–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.129
Published: 15 April 2020
...Scott Lowe The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control . By Steven Hassan . Free Press , 2019 . 320 pages. $27.00 cloth; $17.00 paper; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 viable alternatives to the...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234127–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.127
Published: 15 April 2020
... that existed at some point in the twentieth century. Communes in America is a thorough and sympathetic chronicle of the groups Miller identifies as intentional communities that flourished in the last quarter of the twentieth century. While it is useful as an intro- duction, it lacks both an extensive...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... the obvious choicefor conservative Christians in the 2016 presidential election in the United States. When he spoke in January 2016 at Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the world and a major 69 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23443–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.43
Published: 15 April 2020
.... KEYWORDS: magic, witchcraft, Witches, magical practitioners, Pagans, Paganism, ritual, resistance, magical resistance, crisis of presence, hidden transcript, performance 43 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 43 68. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... the mobilization of (mostly aversive) emotions. KEYWORDS: memes, magic, alt-right, 4chan, Cult of Kek, egregores, charisma, collective effervescence, affect networks 15 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 15 42. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233141–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.141
Published: 01 February 2020
...Nathan I. Elawa © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Seekers and Things: Spiritual Movements and Aesthetic Difference in Kinshasa . By Peter Lambertz . Berghahn Books , 2017 . 308 pages. $130.00 cloth; ebook available. America. It is, likewise, particularly...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233130–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.130
Published: 01 February 2020
... religion sometimes is used for this purpose is undeniable, but to suggest that religion is only about such social power and control might seem to some readers as being rather myopic. Indeed, in a somewhat ironic sense, this study of stereotypes about religion sometimes appears to be mired in a stereotype...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
...: Reverend Billy, the Church of Stop Shopping, animism, Gaian Earth religion, religious production, social possibilities 86 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 86 109. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic). © 2020 by The Regents of the...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233139–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.139
Published: 01 February 2020
... Judaism should stand on the shelves of everyone who is interested in the shifting dynamics of religion, ethnicity and race in Nova Religio 140 America. It is, likewise, particularly instructive to students of Judaism in our time, and the demographic and cultural changes it is undergoing. Judaism consists...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233112–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.112
Published: 01 February 2020
... Jonestown highlights the poten- tial for interdisciplinary research to uncover unique insights into Peoples Temple forty years after the movement s end and connect Jonestown to broader theories of religion. Nesci s work, however, repro- duces outdated depictions of Peoples Temple, provides insufficient evi...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233114–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.114
Published: 01 February 2020
... even speak about its complex history and Reviews 115 legacy, make Father s Kingdom a powerful resource for introducing un- dergraduates to the study of religion in America that takes seriously the social, economic, racial, gendered, personal, and intellectual dimen- sions of religious thought and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23360–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.60
Published: 01 February 2020
... temples across Brazil and worldwide. KEYWORDS: Western esotericism, Theosophy, New Age, Valley of the Dawn, new religious movements, Brazil, Spiritism 60 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 60 85. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic 2020 by...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... feminine and female power, but also led to important life changes. KEYWORDS: alterity, bricolage, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, exoticism, feminist spirituality, gender, Jungian archetype, mimesis, primitivism, Tantra, wild woman, Women Who Run with the Wolves 7 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23331–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.31
Published: 01 February 2020
... this can be interpreted as a playful comment about induced hallucinations rather than anything more profound, this 31 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 31 59. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic 2020 by The Regents of the University of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2325–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.5
Published: 01 November 2019
... Representations of India, 1721 1893 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017); Catherine Wessinger, Hinduism Arrives in America: The Vedanta Movement and the Self-Realization Fellowship, in America s Alternative Religions, ed. Timothy Miller (Albany: SUNY Press, 1995), 173 190. 8 Jean Rosenfeld, Nativist...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232115–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.115
Published: 01 November 2019
... long-lived instantiation of monistic metaphysics in the Midwest. Wilson complicates the West Coast domination of alternative spiritualities by laying out the evidence for a widespread and popular Midwestern milieu. This historian of American history also presents Fetzer as both a self-conscious pilgrim...